OECD: Slovakia must rein in spending

The OECD in its annual report has warned the Slovak government to cut spending, saying that by reducing the share of public finances on GDP (now over 50 per cent) the country could increase economic efficiency and lower taxes.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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