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The economy will grow by 8% in 2021, against the 7% contraction of the previous year, bringing real GDP back to the pre-crisis level of 2019. The new western-oriented and reform-minded government enjoys overwhelming support in parliament and is able to attract ample foreign funds to finance the expansion of the fiscal and current account deficits.
Main Economic Indicators201820192020202120222023
Population, 1000 persons270826652620...
GDP, real change in %4.33.7-
GDP per capita (EUR at PPP)860092308630...
Gross industrial production, real change in %3.72.0-5.5...
Unemployment rate - LFS, in %, average3.
Average gross monthly wages, EUR316368402...
Consumer prices, % p.a.
Fiscal balance in % of GDP-0.8-1.4-8.5-6.0-6.0-5.0
Public debt in % of GDP27.225.133.3...
Current account in % of GDP-10.6-9.3-7.5-9.5-6.9-5.6
FDI inflow, EUR m248453138...
Gross external debt in % of GDP66.562.266.1...

Basic data are continuously updated.

* Forecasts are changed beginning of April, July and November.
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Executive summary

Vasily Astrov
in: Recovery Beating Expectations
wiiw Forecast Report No. Autumn 2021, October 2021 , pp. I-VI


Monthly Report No. 7-8/2021

Vasily Astrov, Alexandra Bykova, Rumen Dobrinsky, Selena Duraković, Richard Grieveson, Doris Hanzl-Weiss, Gabor Hunya, Branimir Jovanović, Niko Korpar, Sebastian Leitner, Isilda Mara, Olga Pindyuk, Leon Podkaminer, Sandor Richter, Bernd Christoph Ströhm and Maryna Tverdostup
wiiw Monthly Report No. 7-8, July-August 2021
42 pages including 4 Tables and 15 Figures