Current Economic Trends from 15 to 19 July 2019: labour market, wages, construction, current account of the balance of payments and Slovenian industrial producer prices
The improvement in labour market conditions continues, while employment growth has moderated somewhat. The hiring of foreign labour, amid labour shortages, is strengthening. Demographic trends, alongside economic factors and the increase in the minimum wage, are contributing to...
Current Economic Trends from 8 to 12 July 2019: exports and imports of goods, manufacturing, road and rail freight transport
The level of activity in the export-oriented part of the economy remains high. Goods exports and manufacturing output...
Slovenian Economic Mirror: Economic activity continues to increase at a moderate pace, but it is expected to slow gradually
At the beginning of the second quarter, economic activity in Slovenia increased further in most sectors, while the...
Current Economic Trends from 24 to 28 June 2019: nominal turnover in market services, turnover in trade, prices and bond yields
At the beginning of the second quarter turnover growth remained high in most market services. Turnover in trade also...
Economic growth will be gradually slowing this year and next. The importance of domestic consumption will increase, while exports will contribute less to economic growth. Inflation will be similar to that last year, before rising moderately.
Employment will continue to grow, albeit more and more slowly amid a contraction in the number of working-age people, lower and lower unemployment and more moderate growth in economic activity. Wage growth will strengthen.
With economic growth in Slovenia’s trading partners easing, export growth will continue to moderate particularly this year.
The Institute of Macroeconomic Analysis and Development of the Republic of Slovenia is an independent government office.
The Institute performs the following tasks:
- it monitors and analyses current trends and development in its economic, social and environmental dimensions;
- it monitors and analyses the achieving of the development objectives of the country;
- it prepares macroeconomic forecasts and other expert groundwork that serve as the basis for budgetary planning and formulating economic policy measures;
- it analyses productivity and competitiveness as the national productivity board;
- it carries out research work.