(From The Slovak Spectator)
Byline: Beata Balogova Spectator staff
Analysts say surge in gross domestic product growth suggests long-term upward trend not irregular fluctuation SLOVAKIAs economy just posted one of the fastest growths over the past decade; at least that is what the Slovak Statistics Offices flash estimate for the third quarter of 2005 suggests.
Slovakias gross domestic product stood at Sk365.
5 billion (9.
5 billion) in the third quarter of 2005, rising by 6.
2 percent year-on-year, and by 8.
5 percent for common prices, the statistics office reported in its preliminary estimate.
The country posted one of the fastest GDP growth rates in Central Europe, taking analysts by surprise.
Most had predicted Slovakias GDP to rise by about 5.
"Real GDP growth at the 6.
2 percent …