Economy & Business

22 March 2018
Rio Tinto Facing Probes Into Mongolian Bribery Allegations

The saga of the miner’s troubled Oyu Tolgoi operation takes another twist.

19 March 2018
Ukraine Wants to Build Spaceport in Australia

State space agency hopes potential collaboration results in launch station that could become Asia’s main spaceport and help replace lost business after Crimea annexation.

15 March 2018
Coalition Partners Undermined Me, Says Slovenia’s Outgoing Premier

High court orders a referendum on government-backed railway project to be re-run.

5 March 2018
Czech Government, Australian Company Tussle Over Lithium Bonanza Premium

Populist premier plumps for greater state role in extracting the metal, a key ingredient in electric-car batteries.

1 March 2018
Russia and Ukraine Locked in Gas-Related Court Battle

A four-year dispute over gas deliveries between Russian and Ukrainian energy giants ended in a court ruling on Wednesday, only to spark new disagreements.

26 February 2018
Uzbekistan Plans Maiden Bond Sale Premium

Central Asia’s once isolated states are increasingly seeking foreign money to kick start their economies.

21 February 2018
Estonia Will Set Up Data Embassy in Luxembourg Premium

World’s first data embassy will increase the security of data coming from the technologically advanced Baltic nation. 

20 February 2018
Banking Scandals Rock Latvia Premium

Authorities say arrest of central bank chief is unrelated to suspicions centered on the country’s third biggest lender.

15 February 2018
Can the Romanian Economic Miracle Last? Premium

Experts say high growth rates on the back of government handouts are unsustainable.

15 February 2018
Economic Diplomacy with Chinese Characteristics

A mysterious company is paving the New Silk Road in Eastern Europe and beyond. From China Digital Times.

By Martin Hala


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