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US Steel Košice plays waiting game

US STEEL Košice (USSK) President John Goodish says it's too early to predict what effect an American decision to impose an 8 to 30 per cent import duty on steel imports will have on the firm's production, adding it's far more important how the European Union reacts. USSK, which made a profit of $123 million last year, exported only 10,000 tons of the 3.4 million tons of steel it produced in 2001 to the US, but sent fully 30 per cent of production to EU member states. Slovakia is not an EU member and thus may suffer if the Union imposes duties. USSK, moreover, has faced an anti-dumping action by the Eurofer association since last year.

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Šumiac breaks sweat record: first sauna to be revived

The sauna built in Šumiac by miller Michal Demo after returning from Russian captivity was the first one not just in Slovakia but in the entire former Czechoslovakia. Now it can be saved and re-used.

The construction of first Slovak sauna in Šumiac

Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava Video

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between August 18 and August 27, as well as regular services in different languages, training for foreigners in English and highlights of the year.

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Have you ever climbed a via ferrata? Photo

In central Slovakia, there is one also suitable for beginners. Here are some of the views it offers.

Agrokomplex opens its gates Photo

This year’s exhibition has more discussions with experts and a family programme.