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ECONOMIC BRIEFS

Trade deficit grew 8.8bn Sk in April

The Slovak Statistical Office (ŠÚSR) said on May 26 that the April foreign trade deficit was 8.83 billion Sk compared with 6.31 billion in March. Overall imports in April were 38.62 billion Sk, down from March's 39.27 billion. However, overall exports in April were 29.79 billion Sk, while they reached 32.95 billion a month before. The April figures put the overall 1998 deficit at 25.4 billion Sk, unchanged compared to the same period 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.

Pivobrana - Beer Festival

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.