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Foreign trade fund bestows first grants

The Fund for Foreign Trade Support, created by the government to help Slovak companies' exports abroad, approved the first six grants totalling 6 million Sk. The grants are going to these companies: CAFS, Zorena, Považské Strojárne, Slovenská Grafia, Chemolak and Alufinal. The grants will cover 50 percent of the costs to participate in trade fairs abroad. By the end of April, the Fund planned to have 80 million Sk in its account.

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