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Slovaks big spenders

Slovaks last year enjoyed a 6 per cent increase of their real income year-on-year, and spent rather than saved the more than Sk30 billion (711 million euro).

Economists predict a slow-down in the growth of living standards in 2003.

Compiled by Martina Pisárová from press reports.
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

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