Current economic trends from 13 to 17 May 2019: labour market, wages, construction, current account
In the first quarter, favourable labour market developments continued; employment increased and the growth of wages strengthened. The construction sector recorded further growth in both the construction of civil-engineering works and the construction of buildings; the indicators...
Current economic trends from 6 to 10 May 2019: exports and imports of goods, production volume in manufacturing
Exports and manufacturing output increased in the first quarter due to the acceleration at the beginning of the year....
Slovenian Economic Mirror: In the first months of 2019, favourable economic developments in most sectors; uncertainties in the international environment are lowering expectations
In the last month international institutions again lowered slightly their forecasts for this year’s economic growth in...
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.
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