TITLE

Country Risk Summary: SLOVAKIA

PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe;Jan2004, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Country Report
ABSTRACT
The Slovak presidency is a largely ceremonial role. However, the incumbent, Rudolf Schuster, has been flexing his muscles of late, vetoing several key items of reform legislation and presenting the government with a tough task in putting together the absolute parliamentary majority required to override a presidential veto. The 2004 Budget, a vital step in the fiscal consolidation needed to achieve the eurozone entry requirements in 2006� to be approved largely unadulterated when parliament discusses it in December 2003.
ACCESSION #
11737841

 

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