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Further privatisation of state stakes

The economy ministry is to produce a report on the possible sale of the state's remaining stakes in utilities privatised under the 1998-2002 Dzurinda government, a step that would require changes to the law on strategic companies, which requires the state to keep a majority share in certain firms.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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