GDP flash estimate for Q2 2014 up to 2.5 percent

SLOVAKIA’s economy slightly increased its dynamics in the second quarter of this year, the GDP flash estimate published by the Statistics Office suggest.

SLOVAKIA’s economy slightly increased its dynamics in the second quarter of this year, the GDP flash estimate published by the Statistics Office suggest.

The statisticians report GDP increased by 2.5 percent year-on-year, which is an increase by 0.1 percentage points compared with the previous quarter, the SITA newswire reported.

The economy has maintained solid quarter-on-quarter growth, and when compared with the first quarter after seasonal adjustment GDP rose by 0.6 percent, while in the first quarter it increased by 0.7 percent.

In current prices, Slovakia produced GDP in the volume of €18.374 billion in the second quarter, which is a y/y increase by 1.9 percent.

More exact data for the second quarter will be published on September 3.

Source: SITA

Compiled by Michaela Terenzani from press reports.
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information
presented in its Flash News postings.

Top stories

The car belonged to Hyza in the past, now carried Hungarian plates.

Refugees die in a truck near Slovak border in Austria

DOZENS of refugees have lost their lives near the Slovak border today, in a van carrying the brand of a Slovak company.

Some farms in Slovakia are in danger.

Slovak milk producers to protest in Brussels

THE CURRENT crisis in milk production not only causes losses for farmers, but it may also result in some of them closing down their businesses, according to the Slovak Agricultural and Food Chamber (SPPK).

The construction of the refugee camp in Berg is underway.

Interior Minister surprised by news of refugee camp close to Austrian border

THE CONSTRUCTION of a refugee camp for migrants from Syria close to the Austrian-Slovak border has caught Interior Minister Robert Kaliňák by surprise, the TASR newswire learnt on August 26.

Past edition of the ÚĽUV Craftsmen Days in Bratislava

Countrywide events

Tips for events in Slovakia, including a lot of open-air events. cycling, charity events, two organ festivals, a theatre and a film festival, a botanical exhibition, a weekend of traditional crafts, folklore-ethno…

MOST READ ARTICLES