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The dragon over Visegrad: China in central Europe

China’s modern successor to the Silk Road – the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) – has received heavy criticism from the West as a tool that could be used to divide Europe through economic influence. Just how well-established is China’s influence in Central Europe – and does Chinese investment represent a threat?

Europe Politics

What to expect from the Slovak European Council presidency

The presidency of the European Council goes from the Netherlands to Slovakia in July. The Slovak presidency is likely to be bumpier than the Dutch.

Economics Europe

Jaguar is investing in Slovakia, and here’s why others should too

Following the period of economic turnaround witnessed in Slovakia, the country is increasingly becoming an attractive destination for investment in production facilities, particularly for the automotive industry. ‘Tatra Tiger” refers

Europe Natural resources and energy

Central Eastern Europe and energy diversification

Since the outbreak of the crisis in Ukraine, the Central Eastern European (CEE) countries, namely the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia, have been facing an increasing pressure to move

Economics Europe

Businesses absorb cost of rising corruption in the EU

Why make a risky investment in Europe, when you can take a similar risk with the prospect of higher returns in the developing world? With corruption levels rising, this is