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Central bank revises economic estimates

The central bank yesterday published its revised expectations for the performance of the Slovak economy in 2001: GDP growth of 2.8 to 3.0%, a trade deficit of Sk91 billion (9.4% of GDP), a current account deficit of Sk78.8 billion (8.1% of GDP), average inflation of 7.3 to 7.7% and core inflation at 4.2 to 4.6%.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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