Slovakia

ASH: Welcome to the new age of inflation

Timothy Ash Senior Sovereign Strategist at BlueBay Asset Management in London June 17, 2022

The debate around inflation is centre-stage at present, with headline and PPI inflation soaring globally in response to a range of factors but including climate change/transition and Covid-related supply disruptions.

Slovak inflation rate hits 22-year high in May

bne IntelliNews June 16, 2022

Slovak inflation hit 12.6% in May, up for the sixteenth consecutive month. Monthly growth of consumer prices was 1.6% in May.

Slovak industrial production down by 9.6% in April

bne IntelliNews June 14, 2022

Month-on-month, after seasonal adjustments, industrial output fell by 1.2%.

bneGREEN: EU to use €2.4bn of carbon credit cash to fund green projects in CEE

Richard Lockhart in Edinburgh June 9, 2022

The EU’s Modernisation Fund is to provide €2.4bn raised from the proceeds of the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) to seven Central and East European countries to help them meet their 2030 climate and energy targets

CONFERENCE CALL: Globsec basks in Putin's humiliation

Robert Anderson in Prague June 6, 2022

In contrast to previous conferences of the Bratislava-based security think-tank, there was a feeling that the West is no longer on the back foot and that now is the time to press home its advantage.

Russia's invasion of Ukraine pushes Eastern Europe further towards the West

Robert Anderson in Prague June 3, 2022

But close to half of Globsec Trends 2022 poll respondents in Hungary, Bulgaria and Slovakia do not place primary responsibility on Russia for the war in Ukraine.

CEE companies weather the COVID-19 crisis

Robert Anderson in Prague May 23, 2022

Prompt and decisive government intervention, financial lifelines and firms’ involvement in global value chains have helped minimise insolvencies, says EIB/EBRD report.

Slovak jobless rate in April at its lowest level in past two years

bne IntelliNews May 22, 2022

Unemployment down from 6.67% in March to 6.54% in April.

Slovak inflation rate reaches its highest level since June 2000

bne IntelliNews May 15, 2022

Inflation hits 11.8%, up from the 10.4% recorded in March.

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