Peter Plavcan resigns over EU funding scandal as Slovak Nationalists back down.
Slovak consumer price inflation jumped in July, expanding to 1.4% y/y, according to data released by the statistics office on August 14.
The junior parties in Slovakia’s ruling coalition want to continue the government after the SNS announced its withdrawal, but some sound more committed than others.
Populist governments in the "Visegrad Four" states are resisting the EU’s migrant quotas scheme intended to redistribute 160,000 refugees from Italy and Greece.
Growth in most Central and Southeast European member states outstrips modest 4.7% average increase in demand seen across the EU.