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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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Crematorium in Bratislava is an architectural revelation Photo

Those who have experienced farewells in other crematoria know what makes it special. Now the best work by the architect Ferdinand Milučký is getting a monograph

Crematorium in Bratislava by architect Ferdinand Milučký

What kind of expectations do some Slovaks have for world leaders?

Among EU member states, opinions of the United States declined in all but two — Poland (which makes some sense) and Slovakia (which does not).

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Crates and boxes. Slovaks discover new ways of grocery shopping

Farmer’s boxes are gaining customers in Slovakia as people slowly become more conscious about quality and the origin of the food they eat.

Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava Video

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between January 19 and January 28, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

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