Slovak National Bank Cuts Economic Forecast

BusinessEconomy ♦ Published: January 30, 2013; 09:58 ♦ (Vindobona)

In January 2013, Národná banka Slovenska (NBS) revised the NBS Medium-Term Forecast published in December 2012 (MTF-2012Q4).

Slovak National Bank Cuts Economic Forecast / Picture: © NBS National Bank of Slovakia

This is the first time that NBS has revised its quarterly MTF outside the official forecasting process; it did so as part of its activities related to the Committee for Macroeconomic Forecasts, which under the new Constitutional Act on Fiscal Responsibility is required to produce a macroeconomic and fiscal forecast by 15 February. Consequently, NBS is to publish a revised forecast…