Monthly Report No. 10/2014


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wiiw Monthly Report No. 10,
44 pages including 21 Tables and 5 Figures

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  • Graph of the month: Europe Brent Spot Price, fob per barrel, in current USD and euro and real year 2005 euro (p. 1)
  • Opinion corner: Russia-Ukraine conflict: do Western sanctions have any effect? (by Vasily Astrov, Vladimir Gligorov, Peter Havlik, Michael Landesmann and Olga Pindyuk; pp. 2-6)
  • Agricultural imports from LDCs: a comparison across EU-27 Member States (by Julia Grübler, pp. 7-12)
  • Green industries for Europe: mission abandoned (by Roman Stöllinger; pp. 13-16)
  • Determinants of SMEs’ funding obstacles – a comparative analysis of EU-15 and NMS-13 countries (by Sandra Leitner and Marek Rojicek; pp. 17-20)
  • Recommended reading (p. 21)
  • Statistical Annex: Monthly and quarterly statistics for Central, East and Southeast Europe (pp. 22-42)


Reference to wiiw databases: wiiw Monthly Database

Keywords: oil price, energy, sanctions, Russia, Ukraine, agricultural imports, LDCs, Africa, barriers to trade, MFN, industry, environmental protection, EU, SME, funding obstacles

Countries covered: European Union, New EU Member States, non specific, Russia, Ukraine

Research Areas: International Trade, Competitiveness and FDI, Sectoral studies