Tomas Dvorak

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After emerging as an outperformer in early 2021, the Central and Eastern European region is set to face an eventful year in 2022. This year should...

Our eurozone Recovery Tracker saw further deterioration over the Christmas period, falling 1.5pts to 79.1 in the three weeks ended December 26....

Our Recovery Tracker continued its downward trajectory in early December as the resurgent pandemic, reimposed restrictions, and voluntary social...

Inflationary pressures have strengthened and broadened in Central and Eastern Europe recently, prompting a hawkish turn by the region’s central...

Eurozone headline inflation has risen substantially, with underlying pressures becoming more broad-based. But we think the impact on consumer...

Our eurozone Recovery Tracker recorded a small increase over the two weeks ended October 24, rising 0.3pts to 88.0, just shy of its post-pandemic...

Europe’s tourism sector made solid strides towards recovery this summer. In July, overnight stays reached just above 70% of 2019 levels, on track...

Consumer spending took over as the driver of recovery in Q2. We expect similar gains in Q3, leaving spending 3% below pre-pandemic levels....

Our Recovery Tracker recorded a second consecutive mild contraction in the week ending July 25, falling 0.3pts to 85. This suggests momentum may...

Elevated inflation is giving policymakers in Central and Eastern Europe headaches. Two of the regions’ outperformers, Poland and Hungary, are...