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Slovakia

Slovakia Transforms Banks into Branches

The draft amendment to the Banking Act will not affect competition, the National Bank of Slovakia said.

February 27, 2013

EU Commission: Austrian Growth Above EU Average

Unlike the Eurozone, Austria will record a positive growth rate this year. Within the EU, the situation is highly different.

February 22, 2013

CESEE: Stress of Competition is Growing

CEE significantly more industrialized than euro area (30% vs. 19%) but still needs to catch up in terms of competitiveness.

February 20, 2013

Economic Growth: Baltic Countries Ahead

Euro area GDP down by 0.6% and EU27 down by 0.5%. The CESEE countries show mixed results. Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia have performed best in 2012.

February 14, 2013

Slovak Economy Is Losing Momentum

Flash estimate of Gross domestic product and Total employment in the fourth quarter of 2012: economic growth and employment are declining.

February 14, 2013

Slovakia: Inflation Grows Slightly

In January 2013, a year-on-year inflation reached a value of 2,4 %, in total, core inflation 2,8 % and net inflation 2 %.

February 13, 2013

Slovakia: Tax Intake to Decrease

Despite the higher income tax rates, the Slovak state revenues are expected to fall by € 360m this year.

February 12, 2013

CESEE: Banking Industry Slightly Optimistic

Unlike their counterparts in Central and Eastern Europe, Czech bankers are relatively satisfied with the performance of the domestic banking market.

February 11, 2013

Erste Group Finances Major Slovak Real Estate Project

Erste Group’s Slovak subsidiary co-refinances City Business Centre in Bratislava with EUR 34.5 million.

February 11, 2013

Slovakia: Declining Turnover in Industrial Sector

Turnover was down in most selected sectors of economy in December 2012. The sharpest decrease was observed in the construction industry.

February 11, 2013

Slovakia: Growing Employment in Most Industrial Sectors

The development of employment and average monthly wage in selected sectors of economy has shown a mixed picture in December 2012.

February 11, 2013

Erdogan Praises Slovakia´s Support for Turkey

Turkey´s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has expressed his gratitude to his Slovak counterpart Robert Fico for Slovekia´s support for Turkey´s EU membership.

February 9, 2013

Slovak Construction Fell Massively

In December 2012, construction output decreased, year-on-year, by 16,5 % to EUR 416,9 million. After seasonal adjustment, it was higher by 0,7 % compared with November 2012.

February 8, 2013

Slovakia: Industrial Production Declining

In December 2012, industrial production index (IPI) decreased after a long-term year-on-year growth (since November 2009).

February 8, 2013

Slovak Foreign Trade Grows

In November 2012, compared with November 2011, the total export of goods increased by 9,2 % to € 5 842,7m and the total import by 5,5 % to € 5 527m.

February 8, 2013

Klaus Recommends to Split Eurozone

According to the outgoing Czech President, the separation of the eurozone would be cheaper than maintaining the currency union.

February 7, 2013

Slovak Property Market Recovers

For the first time since 2008, property prices were up in the fourth quarter of 2012.

February 6, 2013

Necas Supports Turkish EU Membership

On the occasion of Prime Minister Erdogan´s visit in Prague, his Czech counterpart Necas assured to support Turkey´s candidacy.

February 6, 2013

Slovakia: Economic Sentiment Improves Slightly

Hard data point to a weakening of activity in the fourth quarter, but an improvement in the assessment of production expectations in industry indicates an improved outlook for 2013.

February 4, 2013

Slovakia: Labor Market Puts Pressure on Household Income

The downturn in employment and weak wage developments are putting downward pressure on sales and indicate that the slump in household final consumption will continue.

February 4, 2013

Hungarian Unemployment High, But Slight Downward Trend

Hungarian Ministry of Economics: “Unemployment up in the EU but trend continues down in Hungary.”

February 2, 2013

Slovakia: Government Warns of Economic Slowdown

This year, Slovakia´s government expects lower growth rates than in 2012. Besides that, the austerity pressure is growing.

February 1, 2013

Slight Upward Trend for CESEE Countries

The economic crisis in the Eurozone has hit the CESEE countries particularly hard, EBRD reports. 2013 will be a better year.

February 1, 2013

Slovakia and Austria to Put more Effort in Coordination for EU Issues

20 years of diplomatic relations between Austria and Slovakia.

February 1, 2013

Economic Sentiment in Slovakia Moves Downwards

Results of business survey and economic sentiment indicator in January 2013.

January 30, 2013

Slovak National Bank Cuts Economic Forecast

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

January 30, 2013

Slovakia: Producer Prices Declining Slightly

Prices in production area in December 2012 down by 0.4%.

January 28, 2013

Slovakia: Foreign Trade Growing Strongly

In 2011, goods in the amount of € 56 783,2m were exported from the Slovak Republic. Compared with 2010, the total export increased by 17,6 %.

January 25, 2013

Slovakia: Public Debt Quota Exceeds 50% of GDP

For the first time since 2000, Slovakia´s public debt level exceeds the 50% threshold.

January 24, 2013

Slovak Unemployment Rate Grows Further

In December, the unemployment quota came at 14.45%. Compared to December 2011, this is an increase by 0.9 percentage points.

January 24, 2013

Slovakia Continues Austerity Measures

Slovak Minister of Economics Tomas Malatinsky underlines that the country must improve its attractiveness for businesses.

January 22, 2013

Fico: „Privatizations Were Our Biggest Mistake“

Slovakia´s Prime Minister Robert Fico thinks that the austerity policy in Europe is the wrong way.

January 21, 2013

Russian Rosatom May Build Nuclear Power Plant in Bohunice

Because of the completion of the Czech nuclear power plants, the Czech energy company CEZ is expected to withdraw from the construction project.

January 19, 2013

Construction Output: Sharp Decrease in Slovenia and Slovakia

In the Euro area, the production in construction was down by 0.4%.

January 17, 2013

Slovakia Wants to Strengthen Co-Operation with Austria

After a meeting between Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico and President of Austria´s National Council Barbara Prammer, both emphasized their willingness to realize more common projects in future.

January 14, 2013

Fitch: Austrian Banking Industry Depends on CESEE

According to the U.S. rating agency, the situation of Austrian banks strongly depends on the development in central, east and southeast Europe.

January 14, 2013

Slovakia: Inflation Decreases Slightly

In December 2012, a year-on-year inflation reached a value of 3,2 %, in total, core inflation 3 % and net inflation 2,3 %.

January 14, 2013

Slovak Industrial Production Grows

Industrial production index (IPI) increased by 5,2 % in November 2012, compared with November 2011.

January 12, 2013

Slovakia: Turnover Development Positive

Today, the Slovak Statistical Office has published the turnover figures in selected sectors of economy in November 2012.

January 12, 2013

Slovakia: Wages Growing Moderately

In November 2012, compared with November 2011, the average nominal monthly wage increased in most surveyed sectors.

January 11, 2013

Slovakia: Employment Situation Improves Further

In November 2012, compared with November 2011, the employment increased relatively most in selected market services by 11,2 %.

January 11, 2013

Slovakia: Construction Production Decreases Sharply

In November 2012, construction output decreased, year-on-year, by 13,4 % to EUR 479 million. After seasonal adjustment, it was lower by 0,4 % compared with October 2012.

January 11, 2013

Moody´s: Slovak Austerity Plans Not Realistic

According to the U.S. rating agency, the deficit reduction plan may be too ambitious.

January 10, 2013

Slovakia Record Substantial Foreign Trade Growth

In the first eleven months of 2012, exports increased by 11%. Imports were up by 6.4%.

January 9, 2013

Poverty: Romanian and Bulgarian Citizens Most Endangered

Regarding the poverty rate, Bulgaria, Romania, Spain, Greece and Lithuania are significantly above the EU average.

January 9, 2013

Slovakia: Turnover in Internal Trade Decreases

The Development in November 2012 compared with October 2012 was negative. In the first eleven months, the turnover figures showed moderate growth rates on average.

January 8, 2013

CESEE: Construction Industry Shrinks Further

The European research institute Euroconstruct expects a negative development for the construction industry in the CESEE region.

January 5, 2013

Slovakia: Gasparovic Demonstrates Optimism

On the occasion of his traditional New Year´s speech, Slovakia´s President Ivan Gasparovic underlines that the country is able to manage the crisis.

January 3, 2013

Slovakia: Economic Outlook Worsens

The results of business survey and economic sentiment indicator for Slovakia were negative in December 2012.

December 27, 2012

Bank Taxes: RZB Records Costs of € 168m

For Austrian RZB (Raiffeisen Zentralbank), bank taxes in Austria, Hungary and Slovakia come at € 168m. RZB will not leave Hungary, CEO Rothensteiner says.

December 20, 2012
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