Slovenia's Current Account Deficit Down Tenfold in 2001
Ljubljana, 18 February - Slovenia registered a slight deficit of US$ 66.9 million in last year's current account balance of payments, thus recording almost a tenfold drop over the year before. According to Janez Fabijan, who is in charge of financial statistics at the Bank of Slovenia and presented the central bank's figures at a press conference on Monday, Slovenia recorded a surplus for the first eleven months of the year amounting to almost US$ 100 million, however, in December poor export results changed the picture somewhat and a deficit was registered for the whole year.
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