Discussion: Wages - between stimulative payment and fiscal sustainability
In the weeks ahead key orientations of wage policy will be formed both in the private and, indeed, particularly in the public sector. Pressures on wage growth have strengthened in the last quarter for several reasons. The unemployment rate is gradually approaching its long-term...
Economic growth will moderate somewhat this year and next, but remain high
Economic growth is expected to total 4.4% this year and remain at relatively high levels in the next year (3.7%). Export...
Slovenian economic mirror: After the interruption in the first quarter, a continuation of more favourable trends in the last few months
After the interruption early in the year, Slovenia has recorded a continuation of slightly more favourable GDP...
Slovenian economic mirror: A slowdown of economic activity in Slovenia and in the euro area in the first quarter
Economic growth in the euro area slowed in the first quarter; owing to uncertainties in the international environment,...
After last year’s acceleration, a slight moderation of economic growth this year and next. A continuation of strong growth in exports and investment; growth in private consumption will accelerate this year. Inflation will rise moderately.
Further growth in employment in most activities, but it will ease owing to the decreasing pool of labour. Wage growth will be strengthening, reflecting favourable economic developments and the increasingly limited supply of skilled labour.
Economic growth in Slovenia’s trading partners will ease somewhat this year according to the latest forecasts by international institutions. After last year’s extremely high rates, Slovenian exports will see more moderate growth this year.
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