Flash Estimates Largely Confirm Slowdown

January 2012
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Jan2012, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p1
Country Report
The article forecasts the economic conditions of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) for 2012. It predicts an overall slowdown in CEE economic growth going into 2012 as reaffirmed by the flash real gross domestic product (GDP) estimates in the third quarter in 2011 due to weak external demand and investment outlook. It also notes that the CEE countries' high exposure to the Eurozone crisis in relation to trade, investment, and banking will affect the economic growth outlook for 2012.


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