C/A deficit slips further to Sk46.3 billion

The current account of the balance of payments deepened in August by Sk4.8 billion to Sk46.3 billion, Sk39.5 billion higher than the same period in 2000 according to preliminary data from the central bank.

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Drop in car production lower than expected

Carmakers manufactured 11 percent less cars than in 2019.

Carmakers in Slovakia also produce electric battery and hybrid car models.

News digest: Slovakia tests en mass and launches vaccination of seniors

Health minister admits resignation if alert system not observed. Slovak diplomat has a new lucrative post.

The vaccination in nursing homes started.

A swab instead of a jab. The renamed testing kicked off

The government spent the week deciding about nationwide testing. Lockdown is starting to show in infection numbers, experts say.