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Most nominal wage growth seen in industries

January's average nominal monthly wages were higher than last year in all examined branches of the Slovak economy. The Slovak Statistics Office reported that nominal wages grew the most in the industrial sector, where they rose 11.9 percent. Nominal wages rose 10 percent in the telecommunications sector, 9.4 percent in the construction industry, 9.3 percent in the real estate, rental, trade, and service sectors, 8.4 percent in the car sales and maintenance sector, 6.8 percent in transport, 5.7 percent in the retail sector and 1.7 percent in hotels and restaurants.

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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