Slovakia´s industry production increased 3.1% in December 2018

bne IntelliNews February 12, 2019

Industrial output in Slovakia increased by 3.1% year-on-year in December 2018, affected by a 4.1% increase in industrial manufacturing, and a 1% decrease in supplies of electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning, the Slovak Statistics Office report

Slovakia to be among fastest-growing OECD countries in 2019

Nelly Tomcikova in Prague February 6, 2019

OECD forecasts 4.5% GDP growth this year, as significant new capacity in the automotive sector boosts exports.

Slovakia´s unemployment rate down 5.04% in December 2018

bne IntelliNews January 22, 2019

Slovakia´s unemployment rate reached 5.04% in December 2018, down by 0.05 percentage points (pp) from November and by 0.90 pp year-on-year, according to data published by the Labour, Social Affairs and the Family Centre on January 21. Slovakia´s Labo

Elevated no deal Brexit risk threatens CEE

Clare Nuttall in Glasgow January 16, 2019

Defeat of Theresa May’s deal in UK parliament raises the risk of a no deal Brexit which would have damaging consequences for the economies of Central, Eastern and Southeast Europe.

One in seven workers in Eastern Europe report delayed paychecks

bne IntelliNews January 7, 2019

Part-time workers were disproportionately affected by pay delays, with 22% saying they had received late pay, compared to 14% of full-time workers.