EU entry to force price rise

Prices in Slovakia are expected to rise by 15 per cent after the country enters the European Union, according to an impact study by the Slovak Academy of Sciences. Slovakia is now at 49 per cent the GDP-per-capita level of the 15-member EU, 50 per cent in terms of labour productivity and 30 per cent in terms of average wage.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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