Marek Belka, governor of the National Bank of Poland, says a slowdown in the euro zone economy would have a knock-on effect on the country's economy.» Read More
*EBRD chief says loans to Russia could drop as economy slows. WARSAW, May 15- Lending to Russia by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development could drop as the economy slows, the bank's head said on Thursday, while it may step up loans to countries at risk of economic damage from the Russia- Ukraine crisis.
JERUSALEM/ WASHINGTON, May 14- Israel is poised to lose out on a deal valued at up to $13 billion to build a missile defence shield for Poland, an Israeli defence official said on Wednesday, citing lobbying by Washington on behalf of rival U.S. systems.
MOSCOW, May 14- Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak and European Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger agreed on Wednesday to meet on May 19 in Berlin to set a date and place for three-way talks with Ukraine. Novak and Oettinger agreed on the meeting during a telephone call, Russia's energy ministry said in a statement.
WARSAW, May 14- The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development slashed its regional growth forecasts in half on Wednesday and warned of damage to the world economy if the crisis in Ukraine sends Russia into recession.
May 14- For other related diaries, please. WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton participate in an event for women's empowerment in Washington- 2115 GMT.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart speaks on the economic outlook before the American Business Group of Riyadh- 0430 GMT.
LONDON/ WARSAW, May 12- A quarter century after the Cold War ended, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development will cut its growth forecasts this week as a new East-West standoff over Ukraine hurts many post-communist economies.
May 9- For other related diaries, please. SEOUL- Bank of Korea holds Monetary Policy Committee Meeting- 0100 GMT. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew visits China.
ST. PAUL, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Narayana Kocherlakota gives keynote address for a recognition event before the Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans 2014 Asian Heritage Dinner.
May 8- For other related diaries, please. for emerging market economic indicator release dates and forecasts. BERLIN- WDR Europa Forum 2014 on topic "What kind of Europe do we want?
BERLIN- WDR Europa Forum 2014 on "What kind of Europe do we want? Speakers:- German Chancellor Angela Merkel, EU Commission President Barroso, IMF Director Christine Lagarde, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and European Parliament President Martin Schulz.
May 7- For other related diaries, please. ABUJA- World Economic Forum on Africa will be held in Abuja. RABAT- International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde visits Morocco.
May 5- For other related diaries, please. KAMPALA- Central Bank of Uganda announces Monetary Policy Statement. PARIS- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Forum 2014.
*Ukraine prepared to pay if Russia lowers its gas price. WARSAW, May 2- Russia on Friday threatened to cut natural gas supplies to Ukraine in June if it receives no prepayment in an escalating row between Moscow, Ukraine and the European Union over energy supplies.
WARSAW, May 2- European Union member states should reject Moscow's "divide and rule" tactics on pricing its natural gas exports and forge closer gas and power ties with Ukraine and Georgia, EU Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger said on Friday.
*Oettinger says divide and rule game proposed by Moscow will not be accepted. WARSAW, May 2- European Union Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger said on Friday that the EU wants a uniform price for Russian gas for all its member states, adding Europe's common gas infrastructure should include Ukraine, Georgia and the western Balkans.
May 2- For other related diaries, please. ASTANA- 47th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank. SEJONG CITY- South Korean Finance Minister Hyun Oh- seok will chair an external meeting at the government complex in Sejong for economic issues- 0100 GMT.
May 1- For other related diaries, please. ASTANA- 47th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank. SEJONG CITY- South Korean Finance Minister Hyun Oh- seok will chair an external meeting at the government complex in Sejong for economic issues- 0100 GMT.
April 29- For other related diaries, please. SEOUL- South Korean Finance Minister Hyun Oh- seok will attend a cabinet meeting at the Presidential House- 0100 GMT. SEOUL- Bank of Korea will release the minutes of its April rate-setting meeting- 0700 GMT.
MOSCOW, April 28- Russia's energy minister and EU Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger have reached a tentative agreement for three-way talks between Russia, Ukraine and the EU on Ukraine's debt to Moscow for gas to be held later this week, the Russian ministry said. Russia had earlier proposed the talks be held on Monday in Moscow.