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BANKING AND FINANCE NOTES

Devín banka plans more branch offices

Devín banka a.s. posted a 1997 after tax profit of 114.2 million Sk ($3.2 million), which is an increase of 147% over 1996. Profit for the first half of 1998 at Devín banka was 55.4 million Sk. The bank has 17 branch offices around Slovakia, and plans to open eight more in 1998.

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Carmakers in Slovakia produced more than one million cars last year

2018 will be critical for Slovakia’s automotive industry, claim sector’s representatives.

Most cars produced in Slovakia head for export.

Slovaks in the UK do not have to fear Brexit

Brexit itself should not impact the position of Slovaks in the UK, an interim agreement between the European Union and Great Britain suggests.

Brexit, illustrative stock photo

Russians win the Tatry Ice Master 2018 Video

Ice-sculptors worked with a massive 50 tonnes of ice on the weekend of January 12-14; their sculptures remain on display.

The ice scupltures at Hrebienok, Tatry Ice Masters

The Bratislava airport has competition in Vienna

The airport in Vienna, only about 60 kilometres from the Slovak capital, gains 17 new low-cost airliner flights.

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