Press conference: wiiw Summer Forecast 2018

28  June 2018    10:00 am CEST

Presentation of the latest growth forecast for Central, East and Southeast Europe (CESEE) with special focus on Austria’s economic relations with CESEE


wiiw, Rahlgasse 3, 1060 Vienna, lecture hall (entrance from the ground floor)


  • Recent statistics point to continued robust GDP growth in most CESEE countries. However, the economic peak seems to have already been passed in most Central and East European Member States of the EU (EU-CEE).
  • The Visegrád countries are gaining in importance for Austria’s trade in goods, tourism and also as an investment location.
  • Austria is a top 10 export destination for seven of the CESEE countries, for eight it is one of the ten most important countries for imports, and for seventeen countries Austria ranks among the top 10 investors.


The presentation will be in German.