Economy & Business

19 September 2018
Danish Bank Chief Resigns as Estonian ‘Laundromat’ Scandal Grows

Bank says it knew of suspiciously large transactions involving Russian clients of its Estonian operation.

 
4 September 2018
Uzbek Telecoms Bribery Case Opens in Sweden

Two telecoms have already paid big fines for handing out bribes worth some half-billion dollars to late Uzbek leader Karimov’s daughter.

 
3 September 2018
Chinese Investment in Poland: Still Just Wishful Thinking Premium

Polish hopes for a massive inflow of Chinese investors, establishing new factories and creating thousands of jobs, have not yet materialized.

By Lukasz Sarek
 
28 August 2018
Central Europe’s Labor Shortage Expected to Worsen Premium

Some economists predict the end of the boom years in Central and Eastern Europe.

 
28 August 2018
Ukrainian Anti-Smuggling Plan Hits Political Snag Premium

Prime minister and presidential ally clash over control of the customs service, a vital contributor to state coffers.

 
24 August 2018
AK-47 Maker Unveils Electric Car Premium

Russia’s renowned arms manufacturer takes a bold step into the consumer market.

 
22 August 2018
Chinese Tire Maker Rolls Into Serbia Premium

China has a lot of money invested in the country, but much less than Serbs think.

 
14 August 2018
Kremlin’s Economic Salvation Plan Takes Shape Premium

More taxes, pension cuts, and a smaller role for private businesses are in store.

 
13 August 2018
Caspian Agreement May Trigger Cascade of Energy Projects

After decades of wrangling, the five Caspian states appear ready to cooperate. From Eurasianet.

By Peter Leonard
 

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