Slow recovery and tenuous political stability is the medium-term prospect. This means growth of around 3% on average in the medium run. A recovery of agriculture may push growth up this year, political support for the government may weaken and depress investment and growth in the medium run.

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Main Economic Indicators201520162017201820192020
Population, 1000 persons709570587000...
GDP, real change in %
GDP per capita (EUR at PPP)105001070010900...
Gross industrial production, real change in %
Unemployment rate - LFS, in %, average17.715.313.513.013.012.0
Average gross monthly wages, EUR506516550...
Consumer prices, % p.a.
Fiscal balance in % of GDP-3.7-1.31.2...
Public debt in % of GDP74.771.968.5...
Current account in % of GDP-4.7-3.1-5.7-5.4-6.1-6.2
FDI inflow, EUR mn211421272545...
Gross external debt in % of GDP78.376.569.9...

Basic data are continuously updated.

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SERBIA: Slow recovery continues

Vladimir Gligorov
in: Riding the Global Growth Wave
wiiw Forecast Report No. Spring 2018, March 2018 , pp. 138-141
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Monthly Report No. 7-8/2017

Vasily Astrov, Rumen Dobrinsky, Vladimir Gligorov, Richard Grieveson, Doris Hanzl-Weiss, Peter Havlik, Gabor Hunya, Sebastian Leitner, Isilda Mara, Olga Pindyuk, Leon Podkaminer, Sandor Richter and Hermine Vidovic
wiiw Monthly Report No. 7-8, August 2017
27 pages including 1 Table and 2 Figures