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INDICATORS - Slovakia - Oct 10

(Updated on Oct 9 with August industrial, construction output and foreign trade balance)

NEW LISTINGS OR, AMENDMENTS ARE MARKED* KEY INTEREST RATES ECB'S TWO-WEEK REPO rate (pct) 0.75 last changed JULY 5, 2012 former rate (pct) 1.00 SLOVAK REAL GDP Q2/12 (pct change q/q) (pct change y/y) FLASH ESTIMATE +0.7 +2.7 SLOVAK REAL GDP Q2/12 Q1/12 Q2/11 FY/11 (pct change yr/yr) +2.8 +3.0 +3.5 +3.3 Final consumption Household -0.3 -0.1 -0.1 -0.4 Government -2.1 +0.4 -5.1 -3.5 Gross fixed capital formation -1.1 -3.9 +6.4 +5.7 Foreign trade balance exports of goods and services +8.9 +6.0 +13.1 +10.8 imports of goods and services +3.2 +2.1 +10.9 +4.5 SLOVAK REAL GDP (pct change yr/yr) FY/2011 +3.3 FY/2010 +4.2 (+4.0) FY/2009 -4.9 (-4.8) FY/2008 +5.9 (+5.8) FY/2007 +10.5 (+10.5) FY/2006 +8.3 (+8.5) FY/2005 +6.7 (+6.7) FY/2004 +5.1 (+5.1) FY/2003 +4.8 (+4.8) FY/2002 +4.6 (+4.6) FY/2001 +3.5 (+3.5) FY/2000 +1.4 (+1.4) C/A BALANCE JULY 12 JUNE 12 JULY 11 (mln euro) +207.0 +142.0 -242.0 C/A BALANCE END-2011 END-2010 END-2009 (bln euro) +38.0 -1.637 -1.627 *FOREIGN TRADE AUG 12 JULY 12 AUG 11 JAN-DEC 11 (mln euro) Imports 4,889.7 4,621.3 4,445.8 55,984.8 Exports 4,912.5 4,996.8 4,474.7 56,959.9 Balance +22.8 +375.5 +28.9 +975.1 *DYNAMICS OF TRADE (pct y/y change) nominal imports +10.0 +5.6 +9.5 +13.6 nominal exports +9.8 +16.5 +12.9 +16.9 SLOVAK UNEMPLOYMENT AUG 12 JULY 12 AUG 11 pct of workforce 13.19 13.27 13.12 number available for work 356,423 358,652 349,885

SLOVAK EU-NORM INFLATION AUG 12 JULY 12 AUG 11

pct change mo/mo 0.0 0.0 0.1 pct change yr/yr 3.8 3.8 4.0

SLOVAK HEADLINE CPI AUG 12 JULY 12 AUG 11

pct change mo/mo 0.1 0.0 0.1 pct change yr/yr 3.7 3.7 4.0 SLOVAK CORE CPI pct change mo/mo 0.0 0.0 -0.2 pct change yr/yr 2.9 2.8 2.3

CENTRAL STATE BUDGET JAN-SEPT/12 JAN-SEPT/11 FY 2012 PLAN

(mln euro) revenues 8,202.210 8,279.351 13,624.720 expenditure 10,787.841 10,438.259 17,299.980 balance -2,585.631 -2,158.908 -3,675.260

*INDUSTRIAL OUTPUT AUG 12 JULY 12 AUG 11

pct change yr/yr +17.0 +18.5 +4.3

INDUSTRIAL ORDERS JULY 12 JUNE 12 JULY 11 FY-2011 pct change m/m +5.4 -1.8 -7.2 pct change y/y +37.9 +20.0 -2.9 +8.3 volume (mln euro) 3,434.6 3,552.8 2,572.7 37,202.7 *CONSTRUCTION OUTPUT AUG 12 JULY 12 AUG 11 pct change yr/yr -13.7 -11.2 -6.2 SELECTED SECTOR SALES APRIL 12 MARCH 11 APRIL 11 JAN-DEC 11 (pct change yr/yr) Retail sales -1.9 +0.1 -0.3 -2.8 Vehicle sales and maintenance +6.2 +14.9 +11.4 +11.8 SLOVAK AVG WAGES Q2/12 Q1/12 Q2/11 FY/11 Real pct change yr/yr -1.9 -0.6 -0.9 +2.2 Nominal pct change yr/yr +1.5 +3.2 +3.0 -1.6 ECONOMIC FORECASTS: GDP EU-NORM CPI C/A DATE '12 '13 '12 '13 '12 '13 FinMin +2.5 +2.1 +3.9 +3.1 +0.9 +1.2 Sept 17 NBS +2.7 +2.0 +3.7 +2.4 +2.2 +1.1 Sept 18 IMF +2.6 May 29 EC +1.8 +2.9 +2.9 +1.9 May 11 Notes: FinMin - Finance Ministry NBS - National Bank of Slovakia IMF - the International Monetary Fund EC - the European Commission - GDP - Real gross domestic product growth (pct change yr/yr) - EU-NORM CPI - Annual average consumer price index, calculated under the EU methodology (pct) - C/A - Current account deficit (pct of GDP) - DATE - The date of the forecast release (Created by Martin Santa)

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Keywords: SLOVAKIA INDICATORS/