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Real industrial output grows 2.9% annually in February

Annual real industrial output rose by 2.9 percent in February compared to 0.8 percent in January, the ŠÚSR announced on April 7. Total industrial growth was driven by growth in the construction sector, which recorded a 14.1 percent real annual increase in February.

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