DIARY - Slovakia - to October 16, 2012

This diary is updated every weekday and new listings or amendments are marked *.

Reuters will not always produce a news item on each event listed. ===============================================================================

UPCOMING ECONOMIC INDICATORS DATE-----GMT/LOCAL-----INDICATOR-------------PERIOD---FORECAST-----------PRIOR- 16/10 0700/0900 EU-norm inflation Sept +0.2,+3.7 0.0,+3.8 pct 09/11 0700/0900 foreign trade Sept n/a +22.8 mln eur 09/11 0700/0900 industrial output Sept n/a +17.0 pct 12/11 0700/0900 headline inflation Oct n/a n/a pct 12/11 0700/0900 core inflation Oct n/a n/a pct 14/11 0700/0900 new industrial orders Sept n/f n/a pct 15/11 0700/0900 GDP flash estimate Q3/12 n/a +0.7,+2.8 pct 16/11 0700/0900 EU-norm inflation Oct n/a n/a pct=============================================================================== MONDAY, Oct 15

BRATISLAVA - The legal deadline for the government to submit the 2013 state budget draft to the parliament.

BRATISLAVA - The finance ministry's Debt and Liquidity Management Agency (ARDAL) to auction 4.35 percent coupon state bonds due Oct. 2025.


BRATISLAVA - The Statistics Office to publish September EU-norm inflation data.

BRATISLAVA - The parliament will start its October session


BRATISLAVA - The government meeting.

BRATISLAVA - Prime Minister Robert Fico expected to brief the parliament's Committee for European Affairs about agenda and Slovak positions ahead of the EU summit due Oct. 18-19.


The Slovak Labour Office releases monthly unemployment figures around the 20th of each month. ===============================================================================

TREASURY BONDS: The following is a schedule of treasury bond and treasury bill auctions for 2012: AUCTION DATE MATURITY COUPON MATURITY DATE Nov 12 to be announced Dec 10 to be announced



- The debt agency will open two new issues next year. - Three-year zero coupon state bonds -- issue size of 1.5 billion euro. - Seven or ten-year bonds, carrying a fix-rate, issue size 3.0 billion euro. - ARDAL has yet to set the fixed-coupon rate for the bonds as well as its maturity date. =========================================================================== TREASURY BILLS: =========================================================================== - Auction dates are binding, however, in case of any contingencies the Debt and Liquidity Management Agency reserves the right of a change that will be announced early in advance. (Created by Martin Santa)

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