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Performance of fiscal policy, while good in international comparison, is not sufficient to prepare for future ageing-related spending increases.
The highly regarded Austrian health system delivers good quality and easily accessible services, but is costly.
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Austria entered the most severe recession in decades. This triggered prompt policy measures to stabilise the real economy and financial markets, which will deteriorate significantly the fiscal position.