Two years after overthrowing former president Viktor Yanukovich, there is no worse place in Europe for doing business than Ukraine.
The new communication route connecting China with Ukraine, launched in mid-January, is the first step in pushing Russia out of the transit of goods all the way from the Great Wall to the Eiffel Tower.
The Ukrainian economic migration to Poland and Europe at large is going to continue rising sharply, helped by the European Commission’s recent decision to move towards introducing visa-free travel for Ukrainian citizens.
CE Financial Observer talks to Marek Belka, Governor of the Polish central bank NBP, about the future of the Polish economy, the role of the central bank and the situation in Central Europe.
The aim of the swap agreement is to support actions undertaken by the NBU to stabilise Ukraine’s financial system.
The blackout caused by the destruction of the power lines connecting the occupied Crimea with mainland Ukraine has shown that Russia has done nothing to invest in the elementary infrastructure of the annexed peninsula.
There’s a war in Ukraine that has nothing to do with Russia.
The Ukrainian power industry has become yet another sector of the economy that requires immediate strategic solutions. It is sinking, but the ruling elite is focused on the struggle for influence and money.
Poland still is not the major partner for Ukraine. If it doesn’t act now it may lose its competitive advantage. And then it will be too late.
“Despite the problems, one cannot talk of Gazprom's bankruptcy,” believes Konstantin Simonov, a Russian energy expert. Jakub Biernat talks to him on the future of the largest Russian company.