Trade deficit continues downward spiral

The trade deficit in September hit a record Sk90 billion, or 9.3% of GDP, a figure not seen since 1998; analysts said reduced exports by auto giant Volkswagen Slovakia, which is preparing to launch production of a new model, were partly to blame.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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