TITLE

Public Finances In Fine Shape

PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Jul2005, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Country Report
ABSTRACT
The article reports on developments related to the financial conditions in Slovakia. The government has forecast foreign direct investment inflows at �1.5-2.0 billion for 2005, although this figure could be buoyed following the South Korean carmaker company Kia's decision to raise its investment in Slovakia to �960 million from � 825 million. Fiscal tightening has cost the Slovak government public support ahead of the 2006 general elections. Although a reckless pre-election spending spree would be out of character for the current administration, its replacement by a more fiscally relaxed government is certainly possible.
ACCESSION #
17385625

 

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