Austria: The Gateway to Central Asia?

People ♦ Published: January 26, 2011; 00:23 ♦ (Vindobona)

Leading Austrian politicians intend to attract attention at the World Economic Forum to what promises to be a new target region.

The Austrian Federal Government tries to participate successfully with a new strategy at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland. The role of Austria as a bridgehead in the CEE region seems to have already been tapped, which is why the target region is being expanded now.

Chancellor Werner Faymann, Finance Minister Josef Pröll and Foreign Minister Michael Spindelegger wish to…