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SPP with after-tax loss

Gas utility SPP closed 2001 with an after-tax loss of almost Sk500 million ($10.1 million) after recording a gross profit of Sk5.4 billion; the loss was caused mainly by special transfers the firm makes to the state budget.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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