Czech billionaire Daniel Křetínský has been on spending spree in the US and UK, buying a 5 per cent stake in Macy’s and also a 5.3 per cent stake in the UK’s national postal service and courier company, Royal Mail.
Countries in Central and Southeast Europe (CSE) show larger share of value added by foreign-controlled enterprises to their economies than their peers in western and southern Europe. They also have a higher share of foreign companies and the value added by is still disproportionately high.
O 30 do 40 proc. zmaleją w tym i w przyszłym roku nakłady na bezpośrednie inwestycje w świecie – oceniła Konferencja Narodów Zjednoczonych ds. Handlu i Rozwoju (UNCTAD) już po wyhamowaniu postępów koronawirusa w Chinach. Inwestycje takie finansowane są głównie z zysków...
At the end of 2018, the value of foreign direct investments (FDI) carried out by Polish companies amounted to USD28.5bn. Poland ranked third among the countries of Central and Southeast Europe (CSE). Companies from the Czech Republic and from Hungary invest the most.
The Ukrainian authorities are constantly promoting their country’s “good investment climate” among foreign investors. However, Ukraine still is not a place where regular investors from the West could bring their resources to pursue business ventures in a safe and lawful way.
The Ukrainian government has presented a strategy of economic development for the next five years, which assumes rapid GDP growth. However, if this plan is successfully implemented, then a significant part of state revenues will go to foreign creditors, as a kind of “penalty for development”.
In the middle of October 2019, Velvon Bank, the sister company of the Czech online bank Air Bank, announced that it had been granted a German banking license. Velvon chose Munich as the seat for its German operations.
Serbia lacks investment from domestic businesses, and fixed assets are insufficient to provide stable, long-term growth. Growth in gross fixed capital formation in the H1’19 was 8.2 per cent, which was the main demand factor in stimulating the growth of GDP.