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Republic of Slovenia :, 2011 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; Staff Statement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Slovenia

The global crisis exacerbated the Slovenian economy’s previous imbalances in the fiscal, financial, and real sectors. The authorities agreed that fiscal consolidation including pension, health care, and financial management is essential for sustainable recovery. The Bank of Slovenia emphasizes that banks’ governance and capitalization should be enhanced, regardless of ownership. The authorities suggested that structural reforms in labor and product markets are critical to boost potential growth. The authorities agreed that maintaining competitiveness is crucial for Slovenia as it has a small and export-dependent economy
Table Of Contents
Cover; Contents; I. Context: From Sudden Stop to Difficult Deleveraging; II. Policy Discussions; A. Outlook: Deleveraging and Lower Potential Growth are Constraining the Recovery; B. Fiscal: The Challenges of Lasting Consolidation; Boxes; 1. Slovenia's fiscal Exit Strategy; 2. Pension Reform; C. The Financial Sector: State Involvement and Financial Stability; 3. Staff Stress Test; D. Structural Issues: Overdue Reforms to Boost Potential Output; 4. New Labor Market Legislation; III. Staff Appraisal; Figures; 1. Economic Indicators; 2. Short-term Indicators; 3. Labor Market Indicators
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