The latest eastern European outlook by Swedish bank SEB predicts that the Polish and the Baltic economies will continue to grow in the two years to 2016.
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The Polish Ministry of Environment has released a draft of the renewable energy sources act that it is hoped will be passed into law later this year.
Annual FDI project numbers in the Polish alternative/renewable energy sector have not reached double figures since 2008, and just one project was recorded in the sector in 2013.
The real estate sector took a pounding in 2013, with record lows forecast for foreign investment on a global scale. But on a regional level, the Asia-Pacific is seeing increased investment in the sector in what is thought to be an emerging trend.
fDi Markets’ list of top foreign investors in 2013.
Tourism is one of the largest industries in the world, attracting high levels of investment and creating millions of jobs. But what does it take to become a tourist hub, and is big investment alone enough to attract a mass influx of visitors?
A report by global consultancy McKinsey suggests that economies in central and eastern Europe adopt a new growth strategy to reduce the region's reliance on the western European economy.
Croatia is keen to adopt the euro as its currency, but that is unlikely to happen any time soon as the country struggles to meet the EU's five convergence criteria.
Having driven FDI growth into central and eastern Europe, Poland and the Czech Republic are now looking further afield for investment opportunities.
When it comes to attracting crossborder investment, the Pomeranian region of Poland punches above its weight, helped in large part by Tri-City – three separate municipalities that work together to promote investment. fDi talks to the mayors of Gdansk, Gdynia and Sopot.
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