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INDICATORS - Slovakia - Oct 10

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

NEW LISTINGS OR, AMENDMENTS ARE MARKED*KEY INTEREST RATES ECB'S TWO-WEEK REPOrate (pct) 0.75last changed JULY 5, 2012former rate (pct) 1.00SLOVAK REAL GDP Q2/12 (pct change q/q) (pct change y/y)FLASH ESTIMATE +0.7 +2.7SLOVAK REAL GDP Q2/12 Q1/12 Q2/11 FY/11(pct change yr/yr) +2.8 +3.0 +3.5 +3.3Final consumptionHousehold -0.3 -0.1 -0.1 -0.4Government -2.1 +0.4 -5.1 -3.5Gross fixed capitalformation -1.1 -3.9 +6.4 +5.7Foreign trade balanceexports of goodsand services +8.9 +6.0 +13.1 +10.8imports of goodsand services +3.2 +2.1 +10.9 +4.5SLOVAK REAL GDP (pct change yr/yr)FY/2011 +3.3FY/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 -242.0C/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 55,984.8Exports 4,912.5 4,996.8 4,474.7 56,959.9Balance +22.8 +375.5 +28.9 +975.1*DYNAMICS OF TRADE(pct y/y change)nominal imports +10.0 +5.6 +9.5 +13.6nominal exports +9.8 +16.5 +12.9 +16.9SLOVAK UNEMPLOYMENT AUG 12 JULY 12 AUG 11pct of workforce 13.19 13.27 13.12number 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 0.1pct 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 0.1pct change yr/yr 3.7 3.7 4.0SLOVAK CORE CPIpct change mo/mo 0.0 0.0 -0.2pct 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 13,624.720expenditure 10,787.841 10,438.259 17,299.980balance -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-2011pct change m/m +5.4 -1.8 -7.2pct change y/y +37.9 +20.0 -2.9 +8.3volume (mln euro) 3,434.6 3,552.8 2,572.7 37,202.7*CONSTRUCTION OUTPUT AUG 12 JULY 12 AUG 11pct change yr/yr -13.7 -11.2 -6.2SELECTED SECTOR SALES APRIL 12 MARCH 11 APRIL 11 JAN-DEC 11(pct change yr/yr)Retail sales -1.9 +0.1 -0.3 -2.8Vehicle salesand maintenance +6.2 +14.9 +11.4 +11.8SLOVAK AVG WAGES Q2/12 Q1/12 Q2/11 FY/11Real pct change yr/yr -1.9 -0.6 -0.9 +2.2Nominal pct change yr/yr +1.5 +3.2 +3.0 -1.6ECONOMIC FORECASTS: GDP EU-NORM CPI C/A DATE'12 '13 '12 '13 '12 '13FinMin +2.5 +2.1 +3.9 +3.1 +0.9 +1.2 Sept 17NBS +2.7 +2.0 +3.7 +2.4 +2.2 +1.1 Sept 18IMF +2.6 May 29EC +1.8 +2.9 +2.9 +1.9 May 11Notes:FinMin - Finance MinistryNBS - National Bank of SlovakiaIMF - the International Monetary FundEC - the European Commission- GDP - Real gross domestic product growth (pct change yr/yr)- EU-NORM CPI - Annual average consumer price index, calculatedunder 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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