Soft Landing Uncertain

August 2007
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Aug2007, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p10
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The article reports on the statement issued by the Bank of Estonia that recent economic data support its view regarding a soft landing for the economy. According to the author, real gross domestic product (GDP) growth slowed down. This was mainly caused by a deceleration in real export growth. The central bank said that the housing market is starting to cool down as the commercial banks are tightening lending conditions.


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