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ECONOMIC BRIEFS

Budget deficit falls to 12.3 billion Sk in October

The Finance Ministry said on November 2 that the budget deficit in the January to October period was 12.356 billion crowns after 12.424 billion in the January to September period. Revenues were 160.6 billion crowns, while expenditures were 173 billion.

The ministry set itself the target earlier this year of keeping the state budget deficit to around 15 billion crowns.

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Police will check overpriced EU presidency

The presidency will also be scrutinised by state auditors.

The ceremonial launch of the Slovak presidency's logo.

Inspectors to focus on firms with foreign staff

Scrutiny follows media report by Serbian journalist concerning conditions in a Galanta-based plant.

Labour Minister Ján Richter

Bratislava councillors want gambling regulation, not ban

Seventeen councillors do not agree with total prohibition of gambling in the capital, they want to continue in its strict regulation.

SaS denies Russian media reports on its support of Slexit

The opposition party has objected to news in some Russian media stating that it supports the departure of Slovakia from the EU, i.e. Slexit.

Richard Sulík