Monthly Report No. 12/2014


Vladimir Gligorov, Doris Hanzl-Weiss, Yudit Kiss and Leon Podkaminer

wiiw Monthly Report No. 12, December 2014
39 pages including 4 Tables and 25 Figures

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  • Graph of the month: Military expenditures in selected Central European countries (p. 1)
  • Arms industry adjustment in post-Cold War Poland and Slovakia (by Yudit Kiss; pp. 2-6)
  • Poland’s automotive sector: and yet it moves … (by Leon Podkaminer; pp. 7-9)
  • Key challenges of the Slovak automotive industry (by Doris Hanzl-Weiss; pp. 10-13)
  • Opinion corner: What did the choices of transitions determine 25 years ago? (by Vladimir Gligorov; pp. 14-16)
  • Recommended reading (p. 17)
  • Statistical Annex: Monthly and quarterly statistics for Central, East and Southeast Europe (pp. 18-38)


Reference to wiiw databases: wiiw Monthly Database

Keywords: military expenditures, arms industry, Poland, Slovakia, automotive industry, foreign trade, FDI, transition

Countries covered: Asia, CEE, European Union, Poland, SEE, Slovakia

Research Areas: Sectoral studies