Monthly Report No. 10/2014


Vasily Astrov, Vladimir Gligorov, Julia Grübler, Peter Havlik, Michael Landesmann, Sandra M. Leitner, Olga Pindyuk, Marek Rojicek and Roman Stöllinger

wiiw Monthly Report No. 10, October 2014
44 pages including 21 Tables and 5 Figures

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  • Graph of the month: Europe Brent Spot Price, fob per barrel, in current USD and euro and real year 2005 euro (p. 1)
  • Opinion corner: Russia-Ukraine conflict: do Western sanctions have any effect? (by Vasily Astrov, Vladimir Gligorov, Peter Havlik, Michael Landesmann and Olga Pindyuk; pp. 2-6)
  • Agricultural imports from LDCs: a comparison across EU-27 Member States (by Julia Grübler, pp. 7-12)
  • Green industries for Europe: mission abandoned (by Roman Stöllinger; pp. 13-16)
  • Determinants of SMEs’ funding obstacles – a comparative analysis of EU-15 and NMS-13 countries (by Sandra Leitner and Marek Rojicek; pp. 17-20)
  • Recommended reading (p. 21)
  • Statistical Annex: Monthly and quarterly statistics for Central, East and Southeast Europe (pp. 22-42)


Reference to wiiw databases: wiiw Monthly Database

Keywords: oil price, energy, sanctions, Russia, Ukraine, agricultural imports, LDCs, Africa, barriers to trade, MFN, industry, environmental protection, EU, SME, funding obstacles

Countries covered: European Union, New EU Member States, non specific, Russia, Ukraine

Research Areas: International Trade, Competitiveness and FDI, Sectoral studies