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NBS predicts rise in national indebtedness

THE NATIONAL Bank of Slovakia (NBS) has predicted that Slovakia's national debt will rise in the next four years from the current Sk11 billion ($245 million) to Sk12.4 billion, driven largely by private sector, non-financial institutions.

Slovakia's current debt of $2,040 per capita compares to $2,125 in the Czech Republic, $2,501 in Hungary and $1,779 in Poland.

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Lack of experts challenges ICT sector

To maintain the competitiveness, the Slovak government must support digitising the economy and take a positive stance towards the ICT sector, according to experts.

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Germans will distribute cars from Nitra’s JRL plant

The state-run freight carrier Cargo did not succeed in its bid, but is still discussing the distribution of suborders with the German firm.

Jaguar Land Rover’s construction site

Ministry: Law against puppy farms affects honest breeders

The recently passed law, clamping down on puppy farms will have serious consequences for honest dog breeders and state employees.

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Mihál leaving SaS

Behind his decision is disagreement with the stances of party chair Richard Sulík.

Jozef Mihál (l) and Richard Sulík (r)