In a new report Fitch Ratings have warned that the CEE-5 countries Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Romania and Bulgaria all will have to implement structural reforms to foment future growth, to converge with the income of the rest of the EU. 

The ratings agency forecast that average-weighted GDP growth for all five countries will rise to 1.2 percent this year, an increase of 0.6 percent from last year. Although its an average figure that masks some vast differences be...


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