Low growth fears supersede geopolitical threats in CEE

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By Mariam Meskin
14 Jan 2020

Attendees at the Euromoney Central and Eastern European Forum in Vienna on Tuesday overwhelmingly pointed to low growth as the main risk to the CEE region in 2020, bypassing volatile geopolitical and commodity risk.

During a morning panel titled ‘Uncertain times: geopolitics, trade and rate cycles in 2020’, low growth was identified by 44% of delegates as the biggest threat facing central and eastern Europe.That superseded fears around commodity volatility, a crisis of confidence in central banks and an increasingly volatile geopolitical climate.

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