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Foreign debt on the rise say NBS

SLOVAKIA'S gross foreign debt at the end of October 2001 was $11.112 billion, a $137.1 month-on-month increase, or an increase of USD 30.8 million since the beginning of the year 2001. The per capita debt in October was $2,066 USD increasing from $2,040 at the end of September. At the end of 2000 the per capita debt represented $2,021, according to the regular monetary report of the National Bank of Slovakia (NBS).

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