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Petrimex nets 11 billion Sk revenue in '96

Petrimex Inc., a chemical products and raw materials trading company in Bratislava, had 11 billion Sk in revenues in 1996, of which 65 percent came from exports, company officials announced. The percentage of Petrimex's shareholders from the Czech Republic declined this year from their former dominant position of 51 percent to 1 percent owned by Československá Obchodná Banka (ČSOB).

Currently the largest stockholders are Slovnaft (33 percent), Istrochem and other chemical companies. This year, Petrimex plans an equity increase from 22 million Sk to 120 - 150 million Sk. The company aims to extend its stock exchange operations in 1997, mainly by introducing new financial operations and insurance divisons.

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Gilden: Take the negative and make a positive from it Photo

The works of New York native, photographer Bruce Gilden, who has worked for five decades in the streets of the biggest cities, are on exhibit in the Kunsthalle (House of Arts) in Bratislava.

Bruce Gilden: Feast of San Gennero, Little Italy, 1984.

The ongoing struggle for a free and democratic Slovakia

The people of Slovakia deserve the credit for the remarkable progress that this country has made over the past twenty-five years, US ambassador writes.

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Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava Video

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between November 24 and December 3, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

Christmas Markets Bratislava

Robert Fico has lost the electoral magic he once had Plus

But his party can still bounce back if they do the things that make parties resilient.

Robert Fico claims that Smer won the regional elections because it is the party with the most chairs in regional councils.