24 July, 2020 Resources
Here are the main points addressed in our latest study on CEE countries:Download the full publication
A favourable context
Foreign trade and inclusion in supply chains had already increased in recent years, supported by EU membership by most CEE (Central and Eastern European) countries in 2004.
- An educated workforce
- Geographical proximity to Western Europe
- Low labour costs
- Relatively good infrastructure
- A stable business climate
- Improving productivity through greater use of automation and “robotization”
Various sectors concerned
- The automotive industry, the backbone of the industry in this region
- But also: the production of electrical and electronic equipment, machinery, chemicals, as well as the transport and storage sectors
- And new opportunities: outsourcing of services through digitisation and a large ICT talent pool
However, investments are necessary
New investments are needed to be in a favourable position, especially in terms of automation and digitisation.
In this context, integrating renewables into the grid is no longer optional for governments worldwide, in both advanced and emerging economies – even if they face strong headwinds in some regions.
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