wiiw Forecast Reports

SLOVAKIA: Shortage of semiconductors starting to bite


Doris Hanzl-Weiss

in: Recovery Beating Expectations
wiiw Forecast Report No. Autumn 2021, October 2021 , pp. 110-113

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Slovakia’s GDP recovered by 9.6% in Q2 2021. Manufacturing – especially the automotive industry – is driving growth, but the shortage of semiconductors is of increasing concern. Slovakia’s GDP is expected to rise by 4% this year, while the influx of EU money will drive up investment in coming years.


Reference to wiiw databases: wiiw Annual Database, wiiw Monthly Database

Countries covered: Slovakia