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January's foreign trade figures

Slovakia's foreign trade turnover in January was 48.2 billion Sk ($1.6 billion), up 11.9 percent from January 1996. Slovak exports were 20.6 billion Sk ($686.7 million), a slight 0.5 percent annual increase. Meanwhile, imports were 27.6 billion Sk ($920 million), a 22.3 percent increase from January 1996. Here's where the percentage of Slovak exports and imports went:

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