Slovak Republic : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

September 26, 2002

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix investigates the reasons for the large, recurrent external current account deficits in Slovakia, which are unusual by the current standards of other advanced transition economies. The paper examines the implications for external sustainability and reviews the causes of the widening in the external deficit from 2001. It discusses Slovakia’s competitiveness and estimates a range for the external current account deficit that could be sustainable in the medium term.

Series:

Country Report No. 02/210

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

September 26, 2002

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451835489/1934-7685

Stock No:

1SVKEA0042002

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

100

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