Monthly Report No. 5/2016


Doris Hanzl-Weiss, Michael Landesmann and Carolina Lennon

wiiw Monthly Report No. 5, May 2016
47 pages including 2 Table and 35 Figures

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  • Graph of the month: Selected producer-related services in the new Member States, in % of total services exports (p. 1)
  • Opinion corner: What are the possible impacts of BREXIT? (by Michael Landesmann; pp. 2-6)
  • The competitiveness of the services sector in the Western Balkans (by Doris Hanzl-Weiss; pp. 7-11)
  • Trade in services: Central Asia (by Carolina Lennon; pp. 12-17)
  • Credit growth in Slovakia: cause for concern? (by Doris Hanzl-Weiss; pp. 18-22)
  • Recommended reading (pp. 23)
  • Statistical Annex: Monthly and quarterly statistics for Central, East and Southeast Europe (pp. 24-45)


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

Keywords: future of the European Union, BREXIT, UK and the EU, competitiveness, services sector, Western Balkans, trade in services, credit growth, economic growth, banking sector

Countries covered: Asia, China, European Union, New EU Member States, Russia, SEE, Slovakia, Wider Europe

Research Areas: Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy, Labour, Migration and Income Distribution, International Trade, Competitiveness and FDI, Sectoral studies