At the invitation of the German Ambassador in Tbilisi, H.E. Hubert Knirsch, the German Economic Team was given the opportunity to speak on the economic impact of the war in Ukraine on Georgia.
Moldova, Georgia, Armenia: Caught in the maelstrom of Russia’s downturn?
The war in Ukraine and the sanctions imposed on Russia have a wide range of economic consequences. Particularly affected are countries that have close economic ties with Ukraine and Russia. Russia itself is experiencing a significant drop in GDP.
The Western Balkans and the war in Ukraine
On April 6th, the German Economic Team participated in a conference on the economic development of the Western Balkan countries. The event was organised by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and the Kosovar-German Business Association.
Panel Discussion on regional impacts of the Ukraine War
On 12.04.2022, the online panel on the impact of the Ukraine war on Moldova, Armenia and Georgia, jointly organised by the German Eastern Business Association and the German Economic Team, took place.
Policy Paper: The implications of the war in Ukraine for global grain supply – What to do?
Russia and Ukraine are among the largest grain producers in the world. Last year, Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan accounted for about a quarter of global grain exports. What impact does the war in Ukraine have on supply security and world market prices?
The art of survival and fighting the crisis – How stable is the economy in Belarus?
Interview with Robert Kirchner in the online magazine “Dekoder” on the economic situation in Belarus, structural problems, the effects of the EU sanctions, the role of Russia and China as well as the longer-term economic perspective under Lukashenko.
Quantifying the effects of sanctions on trade and economic growth
The conflict between Russia and Ukraine dominates international news. In the event of an intensified military conflict, the imposition of sanctions is likely. But what effects on the economy, particularly on trade, can be expected?
Ukraine: Despite political risks, the economy and financial markets (still) remain calm
While the geopolitical tensions between Russia and Ukraine dominate the international news, the impact on the Ukrainian economy has been relatively moderate so far.
The prospects of Russian-Ukrainian relations
The conflict between Russia and Ukraine is at the centre of global interest. In addition to proposals for immediate conflict resolution, medium- and longer-term perspectives for the relations between the two countries are also necessary.
Coal phase out in Ukraine: Exchange of experiences between German and Ukrainian stakeholders
Ukraine has set itself ambitious climate targets – the country aims to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 65% by 2030 compared to 1990. By 2060, all sectors are to be completely climate neutral. Achieving this goal will require significant changes that will encompass the entire economy.
Cluster development copper mining: Uzbek deputy minister Abdinazarov visits Berlin Economics
On November 8th, an Uzbek delegation visited Berlin Economics. The delgation wanted to explore possibilities for developing the Uzbek mining industry.
Besnik Bislimi, first deputy Prime Minister of Kosovo, visits the BE offices
Kosovo has joined the German Economic Team as the latest project country. On 28 September, the team had the opportunity to meet high-ranking representatives of the Kosovar government during a visit to the project implementer Berlin Economics.
Reception of the German Economic Team by Moldovan Prime Minister
During a trip to Chişinău last week, the German Economic Team had the opportunity to meet high-ranking representatives of the Moldovan government.
Op-ed Euractiv: Integrating Ukraine’s electricity grid into the Europan grid infrastructure
The online news portal “Euractiv” has published an op-ed by Georg Zachmann (Bruegel) and Lukas Feldhaus (BE) on the integration of the Ukrainian electricity grid into the European grid infrastructure. In the piece the authors shed light on the project’s opportunities and problems that still need to be solved.
DLF-interview with Robert Kirchner on Ukraine’s economic development
On August 10th, 2021, Robert Kirchner, deputy leader of the German Economic Team, was interviewed by Andre Zantow, editor of “Weltzeit” at DeutschlandRadio Kultur, on the economic situation in Ukraine.
GSP Workshop Uzbekistan
On 24 June, the German Economic Team participated in the GSP Workshop Uzbekistan. During the event, GET consultant Woldemar Walter presented the results of a study to further improve Uzbekistan’s export opportunities.
Economic Monitors for GET-partner countries
On June 17th and 18th, the German Economic Team presents the Economic Monitors for Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, Uzbekistan, Georgia and Armenia to representatives of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy.
Green hydrogen from Ukraine?
In the German daily “Tagesspiegel” from June 10th, Dr. Georg Zachmann and Lukas Feldhaus assess and comment on the German government’s plans to import green hydrogen from Ukraine.