Relative Fiscal Restraint

March 2006
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Mar2006, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p1
Country Report
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Presents political risk and economic forecasts for Slovakia in 2006. Expected restraint of the 2006 given the forthcoming election, as the country is committed on adopting the euro by 2009; Possibility that the populist opposition Smer party will enter the next government which may challenge the incumbent administration's Exchange Rate Mechanism-2 membership ambitions; Risks faced by the admistration's fiscal plans, including a positive output gap by 2006.


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