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At the beginning of the year, activity in export-oriented sectors of the economy was slowed by developments in the international environment, while...

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At the beginning of the year, activity in export-oriented sectors of the economy was slowed by developments in the international environment, while...

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Back on track to convergence with more developed Member States, Slovenia has been moving towards an inclusive society in the last few years; it has...

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As of this week, the Institute of Macroeconomic Analysis and Development is assuming the tasks of national productivity board. The Government of the...

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  • Slovenian Economic Mirror: A slowdown in export-oriented sectors of the economy; further growth in construction and private consumption

    At the beginning of the year, activity in export-oriented sectors of the economy was slowed by developments in the international environment, while construction activity and private consumption...

  • Development Report: Slovenia back on track to convergence with more developed member states; the main development challenges related to demographics and productivity

    Back on track to convergence with more developed Member States, Slovenia has been moving towards an inclusive society in the last few years; it has also reduced pressures on the environment. In...

  • IMAD takes on the tasks of national productivity board

    As of this week, the Institute of Macroeconomic Analysis and Development is assuming the tasks of national productivity board. The Government of the Republic of Slovenia adopted the Ordinance on the...

  • Slovenian Economic Mirror: Amid favourable economic conditions, a strengthening of activity in construction

    Economic activity in Slovenia remains high at the beginning of the year and the prospects favourable. The number of employed persons continues to increase; wage growth has also strengthened slightly...

Spring forecast of economic trends for 2018 and 2019

GDP and prices

 

2018

2019

Gross domestic product (growth in %)

5.1

3.8

Gross domestic product (in EUR mrd)

46.6

49.7

Gross domestic product pec capita (in EUR)

22,563

24,035

Inflation (annual average, in %)

1.5

1.9

Labour market

 

2018

2019

Employment (growth in %)

2.4

1.5

Registered unemployed (number in 1.000)

75.6

68.8

Registered unemployment (rate in %)

8.0

7.2

Earnings per employee  (growth in %)

4.0

4.5

External trade

 

2018

2019

Exports (real growth in %)

9.2

7.5

Imports (real growth in %)

9.3

8.1

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

3.2

3.4

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

6.9

6.8