Government Agency Changes Forecast of Economic Growth for 2001
Ljubljana, 19 February - Slovenia's economy is likely to grow at a 4.5-percent rate in 2001, and not at a mere four-percent rate as was anticipated earlier. The changed projection comes as a result of relatively favourable international macroeconomic trends, namely as a result of an expectation that oil prices on world markets will be more stabile and that the U.S. economy will not plunge into recession, an official from a government agency told a news conference on Monday.
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