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Sales in the industrial sector up 13.8 percent

INDUSTRIAL sales in Slovakia went up by 13.8 percent year-on-year in the May 2006 period, the Slovak Statistics Office reported.

This development was largely influenced by a 15.9 percent increase in industrial manufacturing sales. Five-month sales in the industrial sector were 10.5 percent higher than a year ago, SITA wrote.

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Ministry: Law against puppy farms affects honest breeders

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Mihál leaving SaS

Behind his decision is disagreement with the stances of party chair Richard Sulík.

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