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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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One of the events which presents diplomatic communities residing in Slovakia to the wider public is the already traditional Christmas Bazaar, which focuses on gastronomy and charity.

Christmas Bazaar 2016

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The French American actor/director, who plays in a Slovak co-production film, said during a recent visit to Bratislava that eastern Europe, and other eastern countries still have what America has already and what…

Jean-Marc Barr during IFF Bratislava 2017