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BUSINESS BRIEFS

Industrial growth up seven per cent

INDUSTRIAL production in April showed seven per cent growth year-on-year, according to Statistics Office data, its highest level in six months.

An annualised increase in exports in the same month also had analysts predicting that economic growth in Slovakia's main EU trading partners would lead to a turnaround in a worrying trade deficit in the second half of this year.

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North-south gas interconnection moves closer

Slovak gas projects will receive finances from the European Union.

Gas transmitter Eustream

Stopping extremism before it starts

Schools in Slovakia must do a better job of developing their students’ critical thinking skills from an early age, US envoy says.

Danko’s popularity keeps falling

The SNS chair suffers mostly because of the controversial military promotion and his following actions.

Lack of qualified labour needs to be addressed

After visiting carmaker PSA in Trnava, PM Fico says that people do not want to work even for more than €1,300.

PSA Groupe Slovakai in Trnava