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Foreign trade turnover reaches 538.2 bn Sk

The Slovak Statistical Office reported that Slovakia's foreign trade turnover was 538.2 billion Sk in the first ten months of this year, an 8.4 percent (41.673 billion Sk) increase compared to the same period of 1996. The foreign trade deficit grew by 4.035 billion Sk in October to 42.994 billion Sk.

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