The rate of economic growth in Poland and the Visegrad Group countries (Czech Republic, Hungaary, Slovakia and Poland; V4) has not reflected the markedly weaker economic situation in Germany and the Eurozone countries over the...
Although in 2017 the positive balance in Polish trade was lower than in the two previous years, we can still talk about structural factors favoring the maintenance of a surplus in Polish foreign trade.
Central European countries, particularly the members of the Visegrad Four (V4), play an increasingly more important role in Europe, and not only in the field of politics.
Brexit means for the Visegrad Group states that in the nearest future they will be under even greater pressure of German capital and German politics than previously.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel visit in Warsaw was only one station of her travel diplomacy with the aim of at least symbolically containing the shock after the Brexit referendum.