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Monthly Report No. 6/2018

Vasily Astrov (), Rumen Dobrinsky (), Richard Grieveson (), Doris Hanzl-Weiß, Peter Havlik, Gabor Hunya (), Sebastian Leitner, Isilda Mara (), Olga Pindyuk, Leon Podkaminer, Sandor Richter and Hermine Vidovic ()
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Rumen Dobrinsky: The Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies, wiiw,
Isilda Mara: The Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies, wiiw,
Hermine Vidovic: The Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies, wiiw,

No 2018-06, wiiw Monthly Reports from The Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies, wiiw

Abstract: Central, East and Southeast Europe Recent Economic Developments and Forecast Table Overview 2016-2017 and outlook 2018-2020 (p. 1) Figures GDP growth in 2017-2020 and contribution of individual demand components in percentage points (p. 2) Albania Overvalued domestic currency (by Isilda Mara; p. 3) Belarus Unexpected surge in economic activity (by Rumen Dobrinsky; p. 4) Bosnia and Herzegovina Risks high ahead of election (by Richard Grieveson; p. 5) Bulgaria Past the peak of the cycle? (by Rumen Dobrinsky; p. 6) Croatia Investments subdued (by Hermine Vidovic; p. 7) Czech Republic Balanced and moderate growth (by Leon Podkaminer; p. 8) Estonia Growth boosted by internal demand (by Sebastian Leitner; p. 9) Hungary Strong expansion on fragile fundaments (by Sándor Richter; p. 10) Kazakhstan Benefiting from high oil prices (by Olga Pindyuk; p. 11) Kosovo Growth accelerating amid political instability (by Isilda Mara; p. 12) Latvia Still riding high on the election and investment cycle but slowdown ahead (by Sebastian Leitner; p. 13) Lithuania Flourishing economy but lacking welfare state (by Sebastian Leitner; p. 14) Macedonia New name and improved connectivity may boost growth (by Peter Havlik; p. 15) Montenegro Stable outlook (by Olga Pindyuk; p. 16) Poland First clouds on the horizon (by Leon Podkaminer; p. 17) Romania Economic growth falters (by Gábor Hunya; p. 18) Russian Federation More of the same will not be helpful (by Peter Havlik; p. 19) Serbia Cautiously optimistic (by Richard Grieveson; p. 20) Slovakia Solid growth with extra kick from automotive industry (by Doris Hanzl-Weiss; p. 21) Slovenia Broad-based growth continues (by Hermine Vidovic; p. 22) Turkey Sailing close to the wind (by Richard Grieveson; p. 23) Ukraine Remittances offset growing trade deficit (by Vasily Astrov; p. 24)

Keywords: economic forecasts; GDP; GDP growth; investment; consumer prices; unemployment; current account; household consumption; net exports (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 27 pages including 1 Table and 1 Figure
Date: 2018-06
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