Slovakia's GDP growth in fixed prices is expected to reach 2.2% in 2020, according to a survey carried out by the National Bank of Slovakia among commercial bank analysts in February, the Slovak News Agency reported.
GDP growth is anticipated to slow down to 2.1% in 2021. Since its last forecast, the analysts´ estimate has been increased by 0.2 percentage points for the next year.
The unemployment rate is expected to reach 5.9% in 2020, going up to 6% next year. The growth in employment should amount to 1.2% this year and go down to 0.3% next year.
The nominal salaries should increase by 7.6% in 2020 and by 5% a year later.