Following the EBRD’s vital support of Southeastern Europe‘s banking sector, its lead economist Peter Sanfey tells Tim Burke about the lessons the region should learn from the crisis – and what it needs to do next.
After five years of treating foreign investment with growing arrogance, the newly-impoverished Russian government is putting on its best smile to try to attract long-term capital into the country. Will it succeed? Julian Evans reports.
Latvia was one of the countries hardest hit by the global crisis. Now there are concerns about the knock-on effect a devaluation of its currency would have on neighbouring economies. Eva-Luise Schwarz reports.