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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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Blog: In Slovakia, tradition is key

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