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Agro-deficit blights 2001

THE SLOVAK Republic reported a deficit of Sk18.565 billion in trade in farm and food commodities for January to November 2001.

The deficit has deepened by Sk4.177 billion from the same period of the previous year. Slovakia has a positive trade balance in farm and food commodities only in relation to Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States, amounting to Sk609.7 million, stems from the data, released by the Slovak Agriculture Ministry.

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