Eurostat, the European Union statistics agency, estimates that Slovakia’s ‘shadow’ economy represents 15% of the country’s official GDP, and puts health sector bribes at Sk12 billion ($248 million) a year, or about $46 for each Slovak resident.
Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.
19. Nov 2001 at 15:12