Monthly Report No. 10/2012


Rumen Dobrinsky, Doris Hanzl-Weiss, Gabor Hunya, Sebastian Leitner, Leon Podkaminer, Sandor Richter and Hermine Vidovic

wiiw Monthly Report No. 10, October 2012
46 pages including 20 Tables

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  • Bulgaria: economic sluggishness expected to drag on (by Rumen Dobrinsky; pp. 1-3)
  • Czech Republic: deepening recession (by Leon Podkaminer; pp. 4-6)
  • Estonia: domestic demand mitigates slowdown (by Sebastian Leitner; pp. 7-9)
  • Hungary: waning growth prospects (by Sándor Richter; pp. 10-12)
  • Latvia: growth remains in high gear (by Sebastian Leitner; pp. 13-15)
  • Lithuania: consumers sustain vivid growth (by Sebastian Leitner; pp. 16-18)
  • Poland: soft landing materializes (by Leon Podkaminer; pp. 19-21)
  • Romania: investment-led growth amidst political turbulence (by Gábor Hunya; pp. 22‑24)
  • Slovakia: export-led growth continues (by Doris Hanzl-Weiss; pp. 25‑27)
  • Slovenia: stabilization of the banking sector still ahead (by Hermine Vidovic; pp. 28‑31)
  • Statistical Annex: Selected monthly data on the economic situation in Central, East and Southeast Europe (pp. 33-43)
  • Guide to wiiw statistical services on Central, East and Southeast Europe (p. 45)


Keywords: economic forecasts, GDP growth, inflation

Countries covered: Bulgaria, Czechia, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia

Research Areas: Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy