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  • Slovenian Economic Mirror: Amid good labour market conditions, a rising impact of demographics and a strengthening of wage growth

    In Slovenia economic activity increased further towards the end of the year in most sectors; the rising value of the composite economic sentiment indicator is already close to its pre-crisis peak. The...

  • Slovenian Economic Mirror: A continuation of broad-based economic growth in the third quarter

    Economic growth in the euro area continued in the third quarter; in the autumn international institutions significantly improved their forecasts for the euro area economy for this year and next. In...

  • Slovenian Economic Mirror: Gains in competitiveness are boosting exports

    In Slovenia favourable developments continue in most sectors; the prospects also remain good. The labour market situation continues to improve under the impact of favourable economic conditions, while...

  • Autumn Forecast: Broad-based economic growth expected to continue this year and next

    The Autumn Forecast predicts 4.4% GDP growth for this year; in the next two years the broad-based economic growth will continue, hovering between 3% and 4%. The forecast is based on assumptions of...

Autumn forecast of economic trends for 2017 in 2018

GDP and prices

 

2017

2018

Gross domestic product (growth in %)

4.4

3.9

Gross domestic product (in EUR mrd)

42.8

45.3

Gross domestic product pec capita (in EUR)

20,708

21.922

Inflation (annual average, in %)

1.5

1.6

Labour market

 

2017

2018

Employment (growth in %)

2.7

1.7

Registered unemployed (number in 1.000)

89.1

82.2

Registered unemployment (rate in %)

9.5

8.7

Earnings per employee  (growth in %)

2.7

3.6

External trade

 

2017

2018

Exports (real growth in %)

8.8

7.5

Imports (real growth in %)

8.9

7.7

Current account of the balance of payments 
(in EUR mrd)

2,0

2,3

Current account of the balance of payments (as a % of BDP)

4.7

5.1