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Slovakia’s economy grew 3.6 percent last year

The economic growth was the fastest since 2010. Jana Liptáková , 12. Feb 2016, at 14:01

Sustainable construction still new

Commercial investors lead the way as green building picks up Peter Adamovsky , 12. Feb 2016, at 6:30

One example of a green building in Košice.

Kaufland receives million euro fine

TESCO is not the only retail chain in Slovakia which has received fines amounting to one million euros. Kaufland has joined them in this category after being fined for mistakes in its store in Liptovský Mikuláš. Compiled by Spectator staff , 11. Feb 2016, at 23:39

Market share of domestic food increases

THE MARKET share of foodstuffs produced in Slovakia in the second half of 2015 was 62.5-percent, compared to the 62.4 percent posted in the first half of last year. Compiled by Spectator staff , 11. Feb 2016, at 23:36

Measures to boost employment draw mixed reviews

Critics cite need for more systemic changes. Jana Liptáková , 11. Feb 2016, at 15:27

Industrial growth fuelled by car production in December

Car production is still fuelling the growth of Slovak industry, recording a rise of 30.4 percent in December 2015. Compiled by Spectator staff , 11. Feb 2016, at 14:04

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HN: Apple TV may be produced in Slovakia

THE STATE continues to allocate investment stimuli to companies: the cheese producer Syráreň Bel Slovensko and Jasplastik-SK should get a combined €5.3 million. Compiled by Spectator staff , 11. Feb 2016, at 13:55

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Investors: record low in public procurements during 2015

INVESTORS in Slovakia announced a record low number of public procurements in 2015, a total of 7,331, which is the least in last four years. Compiled by Spectator staff , 10. Feb 2016, at 23:47

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Bratislava to repair roads before EU presidency

THE SLOVAK capital intends to repair 29 road sections with a total length of 37 kilometres by the start of Slovakia’s EU Presidency in July. Compiled by Spectator staff , 10. Feb 2016, at 13:52

Property prices up in 2015

BANKING analysts agree that property prices in Slovakia increased last year, which indicates a gradual restoration of the market. Compiled by Spectator staff , 10. Feb 2016, at 13:30

AeroMobil displayed in Dubai

SLOVAK company AeroMobil is participating in the current edition of the World Government Summit (WGS) in Dubai. Compiled by Spectator staff , 10. Feb 2016, at 6:39

BLOG: Central Europe enjoys strong start into a turbulent year

While the first readings of the year from CEE industry are encouraging, the worrying signals from its dominant export markets emerge. Vladimír Vaňo 10. Feb 2016, at 6:30

A fourth carmaker, the British Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) company, is coming to Nitra.

Slovakia ranks among most miserable economies

THE BLOOMBERG newswire listed Slovakia among 20 countries with the world’s most miserable economies. 9. Feb 2016, at 12:49

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PSA may move part of its production to Slovakia

FRENCH carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroën wants to stop the night shift in its plant in Poissy, close to Paris, reduce production and cut 850 jobs. Compiled by Spectator staff , 9. Feb 2016, at 12:45

PSA Peugeot Citroën has invested in Trnava.

Solving an unpleasant legacy at last

Old environmental burdens require action. Jana Liptáková , 9. Feb 2016, at 7:59

Toxic areas require funding and cleanup to protect the environment.

SES Tlmače returns to Cuba

The power engineering company will build a heating block at a thermal power plant near Havana for €90 million. Compiled by Spectator staff , 9. Feb 2016, at 6:52

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Foreign trade records deficit in December

Slovakia’s foreign trade generated a surplus of €3.357 billion in 2015. Compiled by Spectator staff , 9. Feb 2016, at 6:45

Carmakers in Slovakia produce cars mostly for export.

Unicorn Systems to create dozens of IT jobs in Prešov

A COMPANY called Unicorn Systems will create new IT jobs in Prešov soon, extending its portfolio with a new development centre on Kúpeľná Street. Compiled by Spectator staff , 8. Feb 2016, at 13:42

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Bratislava ring road is closer

Final call now in the hands of the government. Jana Liptáková , 8. Feb 2016, at 6:20

Economic growth forecast upgraded

Slovakia as well as the European Commission have improved their economic forecasts. Compiled by Spectator staff , 5. Feb 2016, at 11:39

Finance Minister Peter Kažimír

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