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Public debt at 40% of GDP

The Slovak consolidated public debt hit 443 billion crowns ($10.5 billion) at the end of June, roughly 40 per cent of expected GDP for 2002. Almost 93 per cent of the public debt figure was state debt.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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