The V4 countries are still struggling with popularity of vaccination
The second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic has hit the Visegrad countries hard but not equally in terms of seriousness and its evolution in time.Read more
Lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles have become one of the specialties of Polish exports. They mainly go to other EU member states. But in order to maintain the position of the EU leader and, at the same time, successfully compete with Asian producers, Poland must not only further develop its production capacity, but also produce lithium-ion batteries with a lower carbon footprint.
The process of drafting of national recovery plans under a difficult time constraints seems to be a handful for all of the Visegrad countries. The stakeholder involvement, streamlining their requests and transparency pose particular problems.
Listen to the podcast from the online event - Winners and Losers of the pandemic - the Visegrad outlook.
Visegrad governments should use the opportunity of the crisis for structural changes and reforms in the labour market, education and healthcare. They should also look beyond the GDP and embrace green transformation.