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Monthly update: the energy sector in July 2020Jul 09, 2020
...Coal Exit Asia is one of the last bastions of coal-fired power, but even in this region changes are afoot. Coal-reliant Japan, for example, announced in early July that it would close down ### of its oldest, most...
Pandemic intensifies global competition for health workersJul 09, 2020
...The Covid-## pandemic has highlighted the challenge of medical staff shortages around the world, as healthcare systems have been stretched. But in many countries, many of these gaps in the system are alleviated by migrant health workers, who have...
Countries shore up remdesivir suppliesJul 09, 2020
...On June #rd, the European Commission gave conditional approval to Gilead's antiviral drug, remdesivir, for the treatment of Covid-##. Sold under the brand name Veklury, remdesivir is now the first drug approved in the EU for the treatment...
Several US states halt reopening as Covid-19 cases surgeJul 09, 2020
...Event Arizona's Republican governor has ordered local bars, cinemas, gyms and water parks to close again for at least ## days as confirmed coronavirus (Covid-##) cases reach record levels. Analysis Several other states-including Texas, Florida and California...
China announces Rmb45.7bn in public health spendingJul 09, 2020
...Event On June #th the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), China's top economic planning body, announced Rmb##.#bn (US$#.#bn) in spending on the prevention, control and treatment of diseases. Analysis The announcement is in line with...
Hungary: Business environment at a glanceJul 09, 2020
...Policy towards private enterprise and competition ####-##: The government maintains control over end-user energy prices. Privatisation of the banking sector is completed, with the authorities favouring a strengthening of domestic ownership in the sector. ####-##: Price controls...
Hungary: Country fact sheetJul 09, 2020
...Fact sheet Download the numbers in Excel Background: After ## years of communist rule and state planning, during which half-hearted attempts were made to introduce a more market-oriented system, free elections were held in #### as part of...
Serbia: Business environment ranking summaryJul 09, 2020
...Country forecast overview: Business environment rankings Download the numbers in Excel...
Hungary: Country forecast summaryJul 09, 2020
...Country forecast overview: Key indicators Download the numbers in Excel...
Serbia: Business environment at a glanceJul 09, 2020
...Policy towards private enterprise and competition ####-##: Increased state intervention in economy in response to pandemic. Little progress in restructuring of inefficient state enterprises. Sale of government stake in Komercijalna Banka, Serbia's third-largest bank. Corruption still widespread...
Hungary: 5-year forecast tableJul 09, 2020
...Data summary: Global outlook Download the numbers in Excel Data summary: Gross domestic product, current market prices Download the numbers in Excel Data summary: Gross domestic product, at constant prices Download the numbers in Excel Data summary: Gross domestic product...
Serbia: Country fact sheetJul 09, 2020
...Fact sheet Download the numbers in Excel Background: For almost a century Serbia was a part of various south Slavic states, including the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes (renamed the Kingdom of Yugoslavia in ####) in ####-##; the...
Serbia: Country forecast summaryJul 09, 2020
...Country forecast overview: Key indicators Download the numbers in Excel...
Serbia: 5-year forecast tableJul 09, 2020
...Data summary: Global outlook Download the numbers in Excel Data summary: Gross domestic product, current market prices Download the numbers in Excel Data summary: Gross domestic product, at constant prices Download the numbers in Excel Data summary: Gross domestic product...
Kazakhstan: Business environment ranking summaryJul 09, 2020
...Country forecast overview: Business environment rankings Download the numbers in Excel...
Kazakhstan: Business environment at a glanceJul 09, 2020
...Policy towards private enterprise and competition ####-##: Privatisation programme continues, with companies listing on the Astana International Exchange and on foreign stock exchanges, but will not be completed by end-#### amid a global recession and lack of investor...
Croatia: Briefing sheetJul 09, 2020
...Political and economic outlook Download the numbers in Excel Key changes since May ##st The month ahead Major risks to our forecast Download the numbers in Excel...
Kazakhstan: Country fact sheetJul 09, 2020
...Fact sheet Download the numbers in Excel Background: Nursultan Nazarbayev's rule began in ####, before the country declared independence from the Soviet Union in December ####. He was elected president of independent Kazakhstan in December ####, and a referendum...
Croatia: Basic dataJul 09, 2020
...Population #.##m (####, UN) From the #### census: Zagreb (capital): ###,### County of Split-Dalmatia: ###,### County of Osijek-Baranja: ###,### County of Primorje-Gorski Kotar: ###,### County of Istria: ###,### County of Vukovar...
Kazakhstan: Country forecast summaryJul 09, 2020
...Country forecast overview: Key indicators Download the numbers in Excel...