Webinar: wiiw Spring Economic Forecast for Eastern Europe

26  April 2023    4:00 pm CEST

The latest economic forecasts for 23 countries


Online Event


wiiw expert Olga Pindyuk presents the new wiiw economic forecast 2023-2025 for 23 countries in Eastern Europe as well as the most important economic trends.

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The following questions will be addressed:

  • How quickly will inflation fall back to normal levels in CESEE countries?
  • How are rising global and local interest rates affecting financial conditions in the region?
  • How exposed are CESEE banks to falling property prices?
  • How successful have CESEE countries been in substituting Russian hydrocarbon imports, in particular with energy from renewable sources?
  • Are Western sanctions against Russia starting to have a bigger impact on the country’s economy?
  • How has the Ukrainian economy adjusted to the attacks on its energy infrastructure?

Presenter:   Olga Pindyuk
Moderator: Richard Grieveson

Olga Pindyuk is Economist at wiiw and country expert for Ukraine and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). Her research focuses on foreign trade, in particular trade in services, and foreign direct investment.  She has extensive experience with services trade data and does research on modelling trade costs in services trade and on linkages between producer services trade and manufacturing. Previously, she worked as a consultant with the World Bank (Ukraine office) and the DFID Ukraine Trade Policy Project.

Richard Grieveson is Deputy Director at the Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies (wiiw) and Research Associate at the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna. He specialises in the economies of Central, East and Southeast Europe, with a particular focus on Turkey and the Western Balkans.

The presentation will be in English.
Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions. A press releasepresentation documents and the wiiw forecast report will be made available.