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Rieker sells over Sk600 million in first quarter

RIEKER Obuv, one of the biggest producers of shoes in Slovakia, made 1.2 million pairs of shoes in the first quarter of 2004, with sales exceeding Sk600 million (€15 million), the private news agency SITA wrote. All of the shoes made in the period were exported.

The Komárno-based company employs over 2,200 people, including Rieker's four subsidiaries.

Last year, Rieker's sales reached Sk1.9 billion (€48 million), which was a 24 percent growth compared to the previous year. Rieker produced 3.4 million pairs of shoes in 2003.

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

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