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Moldova’s country index rises

Recent info shows the Eastern European country of Moldova to be experiencing progress in several business, industrial and educational segments. According to a 2018 global innovation ranking, Moldova went up six spots, compared to 2017’s data, reaching the 48th place out of 126 countries. Consequently, Moldova placed 17 when it comes to its IT exports, […]

Big money for Montenegro businesses

Two major financial European institutions have agreed to aid the country of Montenegro, in order to finance some of its plans for better businesses. Specifically, the European Investment Fund (EIF) and Erste Bank Podgorica have signed their first agreement (known as the InnovFin SME Guarantee Facility agreement), to support innovative small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). […]

First intermodal train connecting Romania to Poland

GOPET Trans has launched a new intermodal railway train service, able to transport cargo across multiple Eastern European states. The new train, set to run once per week in each direction, departs from the Oradea Terminal (Romania), going through Hungary, Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Poland, all the way to the Spedcont Container Terminal in the Polish […]

Shipping sector is improving

The global market for large cargo transports by sea is a lucrative business, considering the amount of containers and raw materials handled each year. Internationally, around 90% of all cargo has seen its fair share of shipping lanes, whether transported on seas, oceans or rivers, with more than 50,000 merchant ships, bulk carriers, tankers and container […]

EIB supports Romanian factory project

Romanian electronics manufacturer Arctic SA is planning to open a new factory for manufacturing washing machines. As the largest Romanian producer of household appliances and one of the largest refrigerator manufacturers in Europe, Arctic certainly wants to invest big in a new factory. The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending 68 million EUR to finance the […]