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State still wants influence in SE

THE SLOVAK government still looks interested in gaining a bigger ownership stake in Slovenské Elektrárne (SE), the country’s largest power producer.

Jana Liptáková, 4. Sep 2015, at 8:05

Authorities deal with alcohol advertisement targeting young people

THE STATE Veterinary and Food Administration of the Slovak Republic is investigating the advertisement campaign by GAS Família company about alcoholic products that started at the beginning of August. The campaign…

Compiled by Spectator staff, 4. Sep 2015, at 7:55

Survey: Summer without holiday most often due to lack of money

FINANCES were the most frequent reason for Slovaks skipping their holiday this summer, the TASR newswire learnt from Profesia job agency, which conducted a survey on platy.sk, the salaries statistics webpage, before…

Compiled by Spectator staff, 3. Sep 2015, at 22:36
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The unemployment rate has dropped, both in EU and Slovakia

THERE are more new jobs, statistics show. The unemployment rate has hit a multi-year low in July, both in the European Union (to 9.5 percent) and in the eurozone.

Compiled by Spectator staff, 3. Sep 2015, at 13:37
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Ministry: State budget deficit fell by half y-o-y in August

SLOVAKIA’s budget deficit by the end of August 2015 decreased by 55.3 percent year-on-year to €1.08 billion.

3. Sep 2015, at 13:18
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Slovak agriculture recorded loss of €4.7 million in 2014

SLOVAK agriculture recorded a loss of €4.7 million in 2014, which was an increase of €2.2 million when compared to the loss reported in 2013, according to the Agriculture and Rural Development Ministry’s report on…

Compiled by Spectator staff, 3. Sep 2015, at 7:00

Land speculators tarnish car plant plan

Dubious land deals are creating suspicions of insider trading

Jana Liptáková, 2. Sep 2015, at 16:53

Non-banking companies cannot provide loans without licences

NON-BANKING companies without a licence from the National Bank of Slovakia (NBS), the country’s central bank, cannot provide new loans to people as of September 1.

Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Sep 2015, at 13:35

SEWS leaves Slovakia for Romania, buying the land under the plant

JAPANESE supplier for the automotive industry, SEWS Slovakia, ended its production in Topoľčany at the end of July, leaving the country for Romania. 

Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Sep 2015, at 6:35
PM Robert Fico

Prime minister proposes constitutional protection of land

THE SLOVAK constitution should protect agricultural land from being sold to foreigners, according to Prime Minister Robert Fico.

Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Sep 2015, at 5:41
Japanese company Yazaki has a plant in Michalovce.

Japanese firms seek ‘after-care service’

COUNTRIES of the central and eastern European region still remain attractive for Japanese investors and serve as a kind of entrance gate to European markets.

Radka Minarechová, 2. Sep 2015, at 5:30

Grape crop appears to be good, but quality of wine remains questionable

MOST winegrowers in Slovakia are beginning to collect grapes these days, with those from the Small Carpathian Wine Growing Region (near Bratislava) saying that the crop appears to be good, even though the drought…

1. Sep 2015, at 6:36
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Increase in number of Slovak millionaires outpaces the rest of Europe

THE NUMBER of millionaires in Slovakia has increased year-on-year by more than 9 percent to 4,200 – which is twice as fast as growth among the rest of Europe.  

31. Aug 2015, at 14:15

Turčianske Teplice looking for engineering investment

THE SPA town of Turčianske Teplice will see engineering revived after several years.

Compiled by Spectator staff, 31. Aug 2015, at 5:30
Korean carmaker Kia Motors is the biggest Korean investor in Slovakia.

Korean companies are still coming

GOOD location, stability and human resources are among the main reasons Korean investors come to Slovakia. 

Radka Minarechová, 31. Aug 2015, at 5:30

Váhostav-SK makes profit of €1.4 million in first half of 2015

CONSTRUCTION company Váhostav-SK made a profit of around €1.4 million in the first half of 2015, with its CEO Marián Moravčík stating that it would like to increase the figure to €7.5 million by the end of 2015.

Compiled by Spectator staff, 29. Aug 2015, at 21:27
Sieť party leader Radoslav Procházka

Company selling land for Jaguar plant oppose fraud claims

A COMPANY called Poľnohospodárska pôda (Agricultural Land) which has been buying up plots on which Jaguar Land Rover is planning to build a factory in Nitra, intends to file a criminal complaint for slander against…

Compiled by Spectator staff, 27. Aug 2015, at 21:55

State ready to buy claims from Váhostav creditors

THE STATE stands ready to start buying claims from construction giant Váhostav SK’s creditors as of next week, Finance Minister Peter Kažimír said after the cabinet session held on August 26.

27. Aug 2015, at 13:40

Almost 40 Slovak companies rank in TOP 500

AS MANY as 39 companies from Slovakia have made it into the CEE TOP 500 companies of central and eastern European regions, composed by Coface.

Compiled by Spectator staff, 27. Aug 2015, at 13:35
Some farms in Slovakia are in danger.
Updated: 3. Sep 2015, at 20:27

Slovak milk producers to protest in Brussels

THE CURRENT crisis in milk production not only causes financial losses for farmers but may also result in some of them closing their businesses, according to the Slovak Agricultural and Food Chamber (SPPK).

Radka Minarechová, 27. Aug 2015, at 13:34

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