About the product
This compact and user-friendly Handbook is a product of joint efforts of United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UN/ECE) and the Central European Initiative (CEI), which contributes to the promotion of investment opportunities in the region. Through the Looking Glass contains a wealth of information on the economy, the labour market, population, infrastructures, education, housing and other services in CEI countries. The main instruments for the development of small and medium-sized enterprises such as legislation, institutional framework and sources of financing are also presented. It is an indispensable tool for business, policy-makers, civil society organizations, analysts, financial institutions and all other people interested in promoting and assessing investment opportunities in the CEI countries.