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In cooperation with the European Commission Representation in Slovenia, the Institute of Macroeconomic Analysis and Development organised a discussion...

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Broad-based economic growth in Slovenia accelerated further in the first quarter of this year; GDP was up 5.3% year on year. Growth in foreign demand...

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Broad-based economic growth in Slovenia accelerated further in the first quarter of this year; GDP was up 5.3% year-on-year, recording the strongest...

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  • Conference: Productivity - a Challenge to Slovenian Economy

    In cooperation with the European Commission Representation in Slovenia, the Institute of Macroeconomic Analysis and Development organised a discussion with domestic and foreign experts on possible...

  • Slovenian Economic Mirror: Broad-based economic growth in Slovenia accelerated further in the first quarter of this year

    Broad-based economic growth in Slovenia accelerated further in the first quarter of this year; GDP was up 5.3% year on year. Growth in foreign demand and competitiveness gains continue to boost the...

  • Slovenian Economic Mirror: Export growth boosted by higher foreign demand and a favourable competitive position of the manufacturing sector

    Euro area economic growth has remained stable at the beginning of 2017; similar growth is also projected for the next two years. Favourable economic developments continued in Slovenia at the beginning...

  • Development Report: The welfare of the population is increasing amid economic development; pressures on the environment have eased

    Following the setback during the crisis, Slovenia has been making progress in terms of economic development and the welfare of its population in recent years; it has also reduced pressures on the...

Spring forecast of economic trends for 2017 in 2018

GDP and prices

 

2017

2018

Gross domestic product (growth in %)

3.6

3.2

Gross domestic product (in EUR m)

41,625

43,675

Gross domestic product pec capita (in EUR)

20,158

21.152

Inflation (annual average, in %)

1.8

1.6

Labour market

 

2017

2018

Employment (growth in %)

2.2

1.5

Registered unemployed (number in 1.000)

90.2

84.9

Registered unemployment (rate in %)

9.7

9.1

Earnings per employee  (growth in %)

1.5

1.7

External trade

 

2017

2018

Exports (real growth in %)

6.0

5.1

Imports (real growth in %)

6.5

5.6

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

1,911

1,906

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

4.6

4.4