On 2 April 2020, the National Assembly approved the Act Determining the Intervention Measures to Contain the COVID-19 Epidemic and Mitigate its Consequences for Citizens and the Economy (hereinafter: the Act). International organisations recommend that measures be implemented in a rational order by addressing, as far as possible and as effectively as possible, the areas […]
The Fiscal Council concluded that the declaration of the epidemic in Slovenia constitutes an unusual event under Point 2 of Paragraph one of Article 12 of the Fiscal Rule Act (ZFisP) enabling the application of exceptional circumstances to measures mitigating the consequences of such an event, and hence allowing a deviation from the medium-term balance […]
The Prime Minister elect Mr Janez Janša responded to the invitation and visited the Fiscal Council together with Mr Andrej Šircelj, the candidate for the Minister of Finance, today. During an informal meeting the Fiscal Council expressed its views on the general government position in Slovenia. The discussion also addressed current major macroeconomic and public […]
Due to the increasing number of cancellations of international meetings around the world, the difficulties with traveling and, consequently, the cancellation of some international participants at the Ljubljana conference, the conference “Long-term Sustainability of Public Finance of Slovenia”, which should be held on March 20, 2020, is postponed to autumn 2020. The exact date will […]
The Fiscal Council in partnership with the European Commission Representation in Slovenia is organizing a conference on ‘Long-Term Sustainability of Public Finance in Slovenia’. The conference will take place in Ljubljana on 20 March 2020.
In the first three quarters of 2019, the general government balance recorded a surplus of 0.7% of GDP and was thus within the forecast of the October Draft Budgetary Plan, which projected a surplus of 0.8% of GDP for the whole of 2019. Achieving the nominal surplus was mainly the result of further improvement in […]
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