Economy of Slovak Republic

Imports
Imports commoditiesmachinery and transport equipment 31%, mineral products 13%, vehicles 12%, base metals 9%, chemicals 8%, plastics 6% (2009 est.)
Import partnersGermany 18.6%, Czech Republic 18%, Russia 9.9%, Austria 8%, Hungary 6.8%, Poland 6%, South Korea 4.1% (2012)
Exports
Exports commoditiesmachinery and electrical equipment 35.9%, vehicles 21%, base metals 11.3%, chemicals and minerals 8.1%, plastics 4.9% (2009 est.)
Export partnersGermany 22.3%, Czech Republic 14.9%, Poland 8.8%, Hungary 7.8%, Austria 7%, France 5.6%, Italy 4.9%, UK 4.1% (2012)
Economy sectors
Agriculture productsgrains, potatoes, sugar beets, hops, fruit; pigs, cattle, poultry; forest products
Industrial productsmetal and metal products; food and beverages; electricity, gas, coke, oil, nuclear fuel; chemicals and manmade fibers; machinery; paper and printing; earthenware and ceramics; transport vehicles; textiles; electrical and optical apparatus; rubber products
Economy
Unemployment Rate (not seasonally adjusted)14.3 % (2013-11)14.3 % (2013-10)14.2 % (2013-09)13.9 % (2013-08)14.0 % (2013-07)14.1 % (2013-06)
Unemployment Rate (not seasonally adjusted) of Slovak Republic
Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted)13.9 % (2014-05)13.9 % (2014-04)13.8 % (2014-03)13.9 % (2014-02)13.9 % (2014-01)14.0 % (2013-12)14.1 % (2013-11)14.3 % (2013-10)14.3 % (2013-09)14.3 % (2013-08)14.3 % (2013-07)14.3 % (2013-06)
Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted) of Slovak Republic
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold2.26 Billion $ (2013)2.52 Billion $ (2012)2.46 Billion $ (2011)
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold of Slovak Republic
Harmonized Indices of Consumer Prices-0.20 Percentage change m/m-12 (2014-04)-0.20 Percentage change m/m-12 (2014-03)-0.10 Percentage change m/m-12 (2014-02)0.40 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-12)0.50 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-11)0.70 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-10)1.10 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-09)1.40 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-08)1.60 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-07)
Harmonized Indices of Consumer Prices of Slovak Republic
Inflation1.70 % (2013)3.60 % (2012)3.90 % (2011)
Inflation of Slovak Republic
Unemployment14.4 % (2013)13.6 % (2012)13.2 % (2011)
Unemployment of Slovak Republic
GDP - Official Exchange Rate97.0 Billion $ (2013)90.7 Billion $ (2012)95.9 Billion $ (2011)
GDP - Official Exchange Rate of Slovak Republic
GDP growth rate0.80 % (2013)2.00 % (2012)3.30 % (2011)
GDP growth rate of Slovak Republic
GDP per Capita (PPP)24,700 $ (2013)24,100 $ (2012)23,700 $ (2011)
GDP per Capita (PPP) of Slovak Republic
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity133 Billion $ (2013)131 Billion $ (2012)129 Billion $ (2011)
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity of Slovak Republic
GDP PPP per land area2.72 Million $ per square kilometer (2013)2.66 Million $ per square kilometer (2012)2.63 Million $ per square kilometer (2011)
GDP PPP per land area of Slovak Republic
ElectricityBanking
Central bank discount rate1.75 % (2011)1.75 % (2010)1.75 % (2009)
Central bank discount rate of Slovak Republic
Commercial bank prime lending rate3.30 % (2013)3.47 % (2012)3.70 % (2011)
Commercial bank prime lending rate of Slovak Republic
GDP decomposition by sector
Agriculture % of GDP3.10 % (2013)3.80 % (2012)
Industry % of GDP30.8 % (2013)37.0 % (2012)
Services % of GDP47.0 % (2013)59.2 % (2012)
Tourism
International tourism, number of arrivals6.24 Million (2012)5.96 Million (2011)5.42 Million (2010)
International tourism, number of arrivals of Slovak Republic
International tourism, number of departures2.69 Million (2012)3.29 Million (2011)2.69 Million (2010)
International tourism, number of departures of Slovak Republic
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio114 % (2012)109 % (2011)100 % (2010)
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio of Slovak Republic
Debt, Current Account Balance and Budget Deficit
Public debt (Percentage of GDP)55.5 % of GDP (2013)52.1 % of GDP (2012)43.3 % of GDP (2011)
Public debt (Percentage of GDP) of Slovak Republic
Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP)2.23 % of GDP (2012)-2.11 % of GDP (2011)-3.72 % of GDP (2010)
Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP) of Slovak Republic
Current Account Balance (Total)3.32 Billion $ (2013)2.10 Billion $ (2012)52.9 Million $ (2011)
Current Account Balance (Total) of Slovak Republic
External Debt (Total)68.4 Billion $ (2012)72.9 Billion $ (2011)59.3 Billion $ (2010)
External Debt (Total) of Slovak Republic
External Debt (Percentage of GDP)75.5 % of GDP (2012)76.1 % of GDP (2011)67.8 % of GDP (2010)
External Debt (Percentage of GDP) of Slovak Republic
External Debt per Capita12,482 $ (2012)13,317 $ (2011)11,005 $ (2010)
External Debt per Capita of Slovak Republic