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2001 trade deficit breaks record

Slovakia's trade deficit in 2001 set a new record at Sk103.2 billion ($2.1 billion), more than Sk20 billion higher than the country's previous worst in 1998; the deficit comes to 10.6 per cent of GDP.

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Mária Patakyová explains her support for the recent Rainbow Pride in Bratislava, following the criticism of a junior coalition partner.

Ombudswoman Mária Patakyová

Jaguar plant in Nitra will be bigger

The carmaker plans to add a new facility and employ more people.

Jaguar Land Rover plant near Nitra is under construction

Government members met at a distance

The session had only one point on its programme: the mandate for the prime minister to meet with the French president.

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