Following domestic political scandals in several Central and Southeast European member states, many voters just want to give their ruling parties a kicking in this week's EU-wide vote.
Slovakia's economy will increase by 3.7% of GDP in 2Q19 and by 3.8% of GDP in 2019, according to May short-term economic forecast, published by the Budgetary Responsibility Council in its forecast from May 20, drawing attention to growth risks, inclu
Slovakia´s inflation slowed to 2.3% year-on-year in April, down from 2.7% in March. Core inflation stood at 1.9% and net inflation at 1.6%, the Slovak Statistics Office reported on May 15.
Warsaw wants the EU to devolve more powers to national governments and opposes deeper integration of some – mostly Western – member states in specific policy areas.
15 years after eight CEE states entered the EU, there have been significant economic gains, but in recent years this has been accompanied by a backsliding on democratic reforms.
Slovakia´s registered unemployment rate amounted to 5.03% in March, from 5.16% in February, down by 0.13 percentage points (pp) month-to-month and by 0.52pp year-on-year, according to data published by the Labour, Social Affairs and the Family Centre