A Strong But Not Stellar 2008 Fiscal Outlook

March 2008
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Mar2008, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p9
Country Report
This article presents an economic outlook for Slovakia for 2008. A 2.4% of gross domestic product (GDP) deficit for 2008 is expected, but further improvement will be made more difficult by ongoing calls for higher government spending. The general macroeconomic situation continues to be very supportive of the budgetary position. It is noted that Prime Minister Robert Fico's aim of bringing the overall public finance deficit will be too optimistic.


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