Slovak Republic : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report and Statement by the Executive Director for the Slovak Republic

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publication Date:

July 26, 2018

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

The Slovak economy is enjoying consecutive years of favorable performance marked by robust real per capita GDP growth, record-low unemployment and sustained improvement in fiscal balances. However, shortages of skilled labor, and gaps in education and institutional quality pose risks to an already declining productivity growth. A decade-long double-digit mortgage lending growth has more than doubled household indebtedness relative to GDP, posing financial stability risks.

Series:

Country Report No. 18/241

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

July 26, 2018

ISBN/ISSN:

9781484370896/1934-7685

Stock No:

1SVKEA2018001

Price:

$18.00 (Academic Rate:$18.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

49

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