Monthly Report No. 2/2014


Vladimir Gligorov, Olga Pindyuk, Leon Podkaminer, Johannes Pöschl and Roman Römisch

wiiw Monthly Report No. 2, February 2014
29 pages including 14 Tables and 8 Figures

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  • Graph of the month: Foreign trade of the automotive industry in the NMS-7
  • Sources of economic growth in CEE countries before and after the crisis: domestic effects and the importance of spillovers from Germany (by Roman Römisch)
  • German firms drive innovation in Europe and around the globe (by Johannes Pöschl)
  • Germany’s services exports – bigger than you might think (by Olga Pindyuk)
  • Opinion corner: How do you assess the possible impact of the FED's continuing tapering on Central, East and Southeast Europe? (by Vladimir Gligorov and Leon Podkaminer)
  • Recommended reading
  • Statistical Annex: Selected monthly data on the economic situation in Central, East and Southeast Europe


Reference to wiiw databases: wiiw Monthly Database

Keywords: New EU Member States, foreign trade, automotive industry, trade patterns, economic growth, crisis, spillovers, domestic and foreign private investment, consumption, public deficit, Germany, R&D investment, innovation cooperation, emerging markets, services exports, world trade

Countries covered: China, CIS, Czechia, European Union, Germany, Hungary, India, Poland, Romania, SEE, Slovakia, Slovenia, The World , CEE

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