Slovakia growth up by 4.6% in 3Q18, fastest growth since 2015
Slovak inflation remains at 2.5% year-on-year in October. Core and net inflation reached the value 2.7%, the Slovak Statistics Office reports
Figure now highest since last year, risks are seen on the upside as economic rebalancing takes hold ahead of possibly severe recession.
Slowdown in Russia's economic growth expected in the first quarter of 2019, but the economy will not enter into recession, said a senior central bank official.
Economic growth stumbled in the third quarter, expanding by only 2.8% y/y, down from 3.8% in the second quarter and 3.1% in the first.
Central bank’s weighted average cost of funding forecast to rise from 24% to 24.12% in the three months ahead.
Czech economic growth came off the boil in October as the pan-regional boom in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) starts to lose momentum. GDP increased by 0.4% quarter-on-quarter in the 3Q18, and by 2.3% y/y in October