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Slovakia investment risk goes up

The British magazine Euromoney has placed Slovakia in 58th position out of 185 on a country risk chart for investors, down five places from March this year and behind all other front-running candidates for EU membership.

Last year Slovakia drew $2 billion in foreign direct investment. The total was higher than that for the previous seven years together.

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