Estonia: gender wage gap still large

A recent Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) survey found Estonia’s economy continued to perform well, however, there were problems arising from income inequality, the private sector’s lack of technical adaptability, and the low productivity and carbon intensity of the energy sector. The report pointed out positively Estonia’s expertise in IT and digitized government…

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Ukraine: $24 billion in foreign currency debt to be paid over three years

The Ukrainian government and the National Bank of Ukraine jointly face foreign currency debt payments in excess of $24 billion in 2020-2022, including interest. The NBU report on financial stability says most of this amount will need to be refinanced in foreign markets, therefore cooperation with the International Monetary Fund and other international financial organizations…

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