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Business and Social Science Research Conference in Dubrovnik (BSSRC 2014)
4-5/08/2014 The 12th BSSRC Dubrovnik 2014 is on a mission to read more 
International Conference on Marketing, Management and Economics (EUMMAS 2014)
29-31/08/2014 We are looking forward to welcoming the global read more 
The 13th International Conference: 'Economy and Business'
1-5/09/2014 Organised by a range of universities in Bulgaria, Romania, Greece, read more 
XXIV Economic Forum in Krynica
2-4/09/2014 The Economic Forum in Krynica is one of the most important business and economic developments in read more 
ENERGETAB 2014: XXVII International Fair for Energy
16-18/09/2014 ENERGETAB is the biggest fair for modern facilities, equipment and read more 
The 26th Annual EAIE Conference
16-19/09/2014 Join more than 4,800 higher education professionals from around the world as we prepare to move read more 
Eastern Economic Congress: Partnership for Development
18/09/2014 Focussing on the EU and CEE, the Eastern Economic Congress aims at read more 
The 9th European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (ECIE 2014)
18-19/09/2014 It is with great pleasure that the University of read more 
Distressed Debt Investing Summit: Europe
18/09/2014 Today, most distressed debt and rescue lending opportunities are in Europe. Regulators read more 
IV Property Forum 2014
22-23/09/2014 As the largest conference on the commercial property market in Poland, and one of the largest in CEE, read more 
The 2nd Real Estate Private Equity Summit: Europe
23/09/2014 As the economy shows signs of recovery, domestic and overseas investors are read more 
The 16th Hydra Meeting
25-27/09/2014 The 16th Hydra Meeting is pleased to invite you to the leading European event for up-to-date insurance read more 
Polagra-Food: The International Trade Fair for Food Products
28.09-2.10/2014 The International Trade Fair for Food Products is the largest read more 
Third Balkans and the Adriatic Oil & Gas Summit
1-3/10/2014 This conference offers a unique networking platform bringing together existing read more 
The 5th Central European Conference in Regional Science (CERS)
5-8/10/2014 Organised by the Department of Regional Science and Management, read more 
The First Congress of Polish Entrepreneurs in the UK
9/10/2014 Polish entrepreneurs in the UK are having a growing influence on the read more 
Competitiveness of the CEE Region in the Global Economy
9-11/10/2014 The Academy of International Business Central and East European read more 
The 29th BACEE Regional Banking Conference (CEE/SEE/CIS)
13-14/10/2014 The BACEE Regional Banking Conference involves a series of events read more 

Emerging Europe news

Turning on and upwards in Europe
23/07/2014
  Following a slump in 2012, FDI flows are once again rising globally, according to the UNCTAD World Investment Report 2014. Of the 9 per cent increase in flows
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Turning on and upwards in Europe Emerging Europe news
Rising demand for continued growth
14/07/2014
Economic growth is expected to almost double in EU11 in 2014, continuing to strengthen into 2015, according to the latest World Bank report. Overall, GDP growth in Poland, the
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Rising demand for continued growth
Dutch and Polish solutions for a common future
27/06/2014
As the Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Lilianne Ploumen,  points out, trade relations between Poland and the Netherlands goes as far
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Dutch and Polish solutions for a common future
Podkarpackie region: flying high across the globe
21/07/2014
    For companies working within the aerospace industry, Avitation Valley in Mielec, Poland, is the place to be.    Companies like Yasa Motors
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Podkarpackie region: flying high across the globe
High demand for CEE properties
14/07/2014
    Property in Central and Eastern Europe is becoming increasingly popular among investors. In Q2 2014, the total value of investment transactions in Poland,
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High demand for CEE properties
Building a more competitive emerging Europe
24/06/2014
Europe hardly exists as a homogenous economic region and would be better off not being treated as such in further financial strategizing. In particular, the great divergences
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Building a more competitive emerging Europe
Poland and the Eurozone: It's time
17/07/2014
“The zloty fulfilled its goal in the time of that crisis but should there be another earthquake around Poland, being outside the Eurozone would be particularly dangerous
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Poland and the Eurozone: It s time
Special economic zones staying strong
01/07/2014
Since the 14 special economic zones were set up across Poland almost two decades ago, the country has attracted foreign and domestic investments of more than €20 billion
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Special economic zones staying strong
Poland, the Czech Republic and Romania — the most attractive CEE locations for FDI
13/06/2014
  While Emerging Europe as a whole drew 5% fewer investment projects than 2012 in 2013 — particularly from Western European automotive companies and shared
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Poland, the Czech Republic and Romania — the most attractive CEE locations for FDI
Poland on the rise: new laws to enhance entrepreneurship
12/06/2014
Poland’s position in the newest World Bank's Doing Business report may have improved but the country's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy, Janusz
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Poland on the rise: new laws to enhance entrepreneurship
Graniewski: there was no financial system crisis but a banking system one
28/05/2014
The massive growth of Poland’s financial market in the last 2 decades has catapulted it to the status of a capital market leader within the CEE region, and the Warsaw
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Graniewski: there was no financial system crisis but a banking system one
Belka: Poland should renegotiate the ERM2 mechanism when joining the eurozone
21/05/2014
It's been ten years already since Poland’s EU accession. Of the 10 countries that joined the EU in 2004, only Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Lithuania have yet to
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Belka: Poland should renegotiate the ERM2 mechanism when joining the eurozone
Tamborski: Still more than 200 companies in Poland are awaiting privatisation
04/06/2014
The privatisation of state-owned companies in Poland has been taking place for almost a quarter of a century, a process that Under-Secretary of State at the Treasury Ministry,
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Tamborski: Still more than 200 companies in Poland are awaiting privatisation
Visegrad countries – plenty to celebrate, yet more work ahead
26/05/2014
Since their accession in 2004, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia, or the four Visegrad countries, are economically stronger and more relevant than ever. After
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Visegrad countries – plenty to celebrate, yet more work ahead
The Eurozone's recovery gives the CEE economies a kick
19/05/2014
Economic prospects across Emerging Europe remain strong despite recent events in Ukraine and Russia, according to Regional Economic Prospects in EBRD Countries of
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The Eurozone s recovery gives the CEE economies a kick
To EU or not to EU: A possible turbulence in the CEE region
03/06/2014
One never knows how things will develop, says James Roaf, Senior Regional Resident Representative of IMF, discussing changes on the CEE geopolitical scene with Why Emerging
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To EU or not to EU: A possible turbulence in the CEE region
Ten years later — how the EU membership has changed Poland
22/05/2014
Taking full advantage of the opportunities following accession into the European Union, Poland has become a leader in economic development among those countries joining between
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Ten years later — how the EU membership has changed Poland
Tholons: Emerging Europe — the place to be for global outsourcing companies
09/05/2014
When it comes to outsourcing, countries in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) are becoming the places to be – or to outsource to, as you have it. Why Emerging Europe talks
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Tholons: Emerging Europe — the place to be for global outsourcing companies
The mixed bag of the CEE economies
05/05/2014
Previous comparisons of international gross domestic products (GDPs) based on exchange rates have been misleading, says the 2011 International Comparison Program (ICP). When
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The mixed bag of the CEE economies
Where in the world — Manufacturing Index Summary
19/03/2014
Presenting the differing risks and opportunities across, not only countries, but also cities, and compiled from the opinions of several of the world’s largest manufacturing
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Where in the world — Manufacturing Index Summary
HSBC: Importing for export success
26/01/2014
Imports help with growth and output of exports and are key to the UK’s export success story. In order to remain competitive in a global marketplace and integrate further
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HSBC: Importing for export success
Poland: the real state of real estate
25/04/2014
Real estate construction in Poland has been recovering quickly since 2008.Tighter lending criteria after the global economic crisis meant the trend towards oversupply in the
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Poland: the real state of real estate
Poland: the capital of catching up
15/03/2014
More affluent, better educated and with more opportunity, the upward slope of economic growth in Poland is due to keep on growing. With a GDP per capita that has already
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Poland: the capital of catching up
A new dawn: reigniting growth in CEE
19/12/2013
The countries in the CEE all share common assets and face common challenges. Cooperation between these regions, while also recognising their differences and diversity, is key
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A new dawn: reigniting growth in CEE
Emerging Europe: Poland and Hungary are set for further growth
18/04/2014
Recovery from global recession is going to strengthen across Europe but remain uneven in 2014, says the recent International Monetary Fund's World Economic and Financial
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Emerging Europe: Poland and Hungary are set for further growth
European cities and regions of the future
18/02/2014
With London in the UK retaining its position as the fDi’s European City of the Future 2014/15 and Germany’s Nordrhein-Westfalen sailing to the top of rankings, Emerging
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European cities and regions of the future
Poland — a true special economic zone
13/12/2013
With the Special Economic Zones (SEZ) and their attractive investment incentives extended to 2026, the first half of 2014 is the time to invest in
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Poland — a true special economic zone

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Visegrad countries – plenty to celebrate, yet more work ahead Emerging Europe news
Visegrad countries – plenty to celebrate, yet more work ahead26/05/2014
Since their accession in 2004, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia, or the four Visegrad countries, are economically stronger and more relevant than ever. After
read more
Ten years later — how the EU membership has changed Poland
Ten years later — how the EU membership has changed Poland22/05/2014
Taking full advantage of the opportunities following accession into the European Union, Poland has become a leader in economic development among those countries joining between
read more
Poland: the capital of catching up
Poland: the capital of catching up15/03/2014
More affluent, better educated and with more opportunity, the upward slope of economic growth in Poland is due to keep on growing. With a GDP per capita that has already
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