Sanguine Fiscal Outlook On Commitment To Austerity

September 2011
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;
The article offers forecast on the economic outlook, which focuses on the fiscal budget, of Slovakia in 2011. It predicts a decline in the nation's fiscal deficit from 7.9 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) in 2010 to 5.4 percent in 2011. It talks about the possible effects of the nation's political chaos and the eurozone debt crisis on the country's deficit. It also explores the role of the nation's rise in borrowing cost on widening the deficit.


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