Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Analysts: Slovak economy to grow by 3.6 percent this year

Bank analysts predict that growth in Slovakia’s economy will slow to 3.6 percent year-on-year in 2011, the TASR reported on Thursday, January 25.

Bank analysts predict that growth in Slovakia’s economy will slow to 3.6 percent year-on-year in 2011, the TASR reported on Thursday, January 25.

In addition, the analysts expect consumer prices to grow at a faster rate. While the prices of goods and services rose by 1 percent in 2010, the increase should reach 3.8 percent this year. The Finance Ministry in its current prognosis expects growth in the national economy to slow to 3.3 percent. Slovakia’s central bank (the NBS) is slightly more pessimistic, expecting GDP to increase by only 3 percent this year.

Source: TASR

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

Top stories

LGBTI people in the regions: We change people’s minds

Bratislava will dress up in rainbow colours this August again, for the seventh time. This will be for the Bratislava Dúhový Pride diversity festival. But the colours of the rainbow are less bright in the regions,…

Slovakia’s LGBTI community seeks to expand their rights.

Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava Video

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between August 18 and August 27, as well as regular services in different languages, training for foreigners in English and highlights of the year.

Pivobrana - Beer Festival

Have you ever climbed a via ferrata? Photo

In central Slovakia, there is one also suitable for beginners. Here are some of the views it offers.

Agrokomplex opens its gates Photo

This year’s exhibition has more discussions with experts and a family programme.