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Croatia (Country report)

After two years of GDP contraction, Croatia’s economy stagnated in 2011, growing by a meager 0.2%. For 2012, the situation in the eurozone, Croatia’s main export market, and sluggish domestic demand are expected to result in another recession.

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Estonia (Country report)

Estonia made a swift recovery from the global crisis and its own real estate crisis that shook the economy in 2009. In 2011, the economy grew by 7.5%. The ongoing turmoil in the eurozone is expected to affect Estonia’s small and open economy.

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Poland (Country report)

After growing strongly with 4.3% in 2011, the economy of Poland is expected to slow to a still respectable 2-3% in 2012. Considering the sovereign-debt-sensitive market is continuation of current fiscal consolidation important.

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Serbia (Update country report)

Serbia's external position remains weak, while the position of the government is also vulnerable, reflected by sizable fiscal deficits and public debt.

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Ukraine (Country update)

The external financing risks for the Ukraine have markedly risen, since the IMF has discontinued disbursements under the two and a half year lending program of USD 15.2bn signed in July 2010. In 2012, economic growth is expected to slow to 2.5%.