Nominal GDP for Slovakia was US$114.9bn in 2021, down from US$105.0bn in 2020. The Slovak population was estimated at 5.4m in 2021 according to the IMF, while Germany is Slovakia’s biggest trading partner.

Variables Surveyed for Slovakia

Variables covered in our monthly analysis of Slovakia include:

  • Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
  • Household Consumption
  • Gross Fixed Investment
  • Industrial Production
  • Consumer Price Inflation
  • Budget Balance
  • Merchandise Exports
  • Merchandise Imports
  • Trade Balance
  • Current Account Balance
  • Interest Rates
  • Monthly Inflation Forecasts

Consensus Forecasts for Slovakia

Individual panellist forecasts are shown for each of the variables surveyed, along with the consensus (mean) forecast. The rows of forecasts are ranked by the GDP growth estimate for the current year, highest to lowest. In the hard copy and pdf version of the publication, we also show selected “comparison forecasters”  including the IMF, OECD, and European Commission. The table below shows a small example set of forecasts for GDP Growth and Consumer Prices (CPI), taken from our survey of September 2022.

Source: Eastern Europe Conensus Forecasts, September 2022

Special Surveys

In addition to the regular surveys for the variables listed above we also undertake a number of Special Surveys for Slovakia on topics such as:

Main Data Sources for Slovakia

  • Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic: The Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic is a central body of state administration of the Slovak Republic for the field of statistics. Its status is governed by the Act No. 575/2001 Code of Acts on Organizational Activity of Government and the Organization of Central State Administration as amended .
  • National Bank of Slovakia: Národná banka Slovenska (NBS) was established on 1 January 1993 by Act of the National Council of the Slovak Republic No. 566/1992 Coll. on the National Bank of Slovakia as the independent central bank of the Slovak Republic.

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