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FRANTIŠEK Hajnovič, the central bank economist who replaced outgoing Finance Minister Brigita Schmögnerová on January 29, has vowed to support bank sector revitalisation, corporate sector restructuring, price liberalisation and responsible fiscal policy.

Hajnovič said he would continue in the work started by his predecessor and rely on her for advice. He also said he stood by his party's objections to the privatisation of the SPP gas utility.

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