Monthly Report No. 12/2015


Amat Adarov, Peter Havlik, Gabor Hunya, Leon Podkaminer and Roman Römisch

wiiw Monthly Report No. 12, December 2015
50 pages including 18 Figures

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  • Graph of the month: Exports of machinery and transport equipment (SITC 7) in total exports, in % (p. 1)
  • Opinion corner: New governments in Poland and Romania, and related expected changes (by Gábor Hunya and Leon Podkaminer; pp. 2-5)
  • Trade competitiveness of Austrian and neighbouring regions (by Roman Römisch; pp. 6-12)
  • Russia’s grand trade collapse (by Peter Havlik; pp. 13-18)
  • Challenges of Eurasian economic integration (by Amat Adarov; pp. 19-24)
  • Recommended reading (p. 25)
  • Statistical Annex: Monthly and quarterly statistics for Central, East and Southeast Europe (pp. 26-47)


Reference to wiiw databases: wiiw Annual Database, wiiw Monthly Database

Keywords: competitiveness, trade balance, RCA, international trade, competitiveness, exchange rate, trade balance, Eurasian Economic Union, integration, customs union, Poland, Romania, elections, economic policy

Countries covered: Armenia, Austria, Belarus, European Union, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, New EU Member States, Russia, Poland, Romania

Research Areas: Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy, International Trade, Competitiveness and FDI