THE SLOVAK business weekly Trend released its regular Top 200 charts listing local and international firms in the country according to their economic performance.
Based on their sales figures, the top five non-financial companies include Volkswagen, which generated Sk109.7 billion (€2.66 billion) in sales, followed by gas utility SPP with Sk67.2 billion (€1.63 billion).
Oil refiner Slovnaft ranked third with sales of Sk63.1 billion (€1.53 billion), U.S. Steel Košice ranked fourth with Sk53.6 billion (€1.3 billion), and energy producer SE ranked fifth with Sk42.5 billion (€1.03 billion)
According to their consolidated profits after taxes, the top five companies in Slovakia were SPP with Sk8.9 billion (€216 million), Volkswagen with Sk5.1 billion (€124 million), Slovak Telecom with Sk3.6 billion (€87.48 million), followed by Slovnaft with Sk2.7 billion (€65.61 million). Mobile phone operator Orange Slovensko ranked fifth with Sk2.2 billion (€53.46 million).
18. Nov 2003 at 0:00 | From press reports