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GDP growth 5.4 percent in second quarter

THE SLOVAK economy recorded a 5.4 percent growth in the second quarter of this year, down 0.1 percent compared to the preceding quarter, the Statistics Office announced.

The economic daily Hospodárske noviny wrote that the growth was not only stimulated by foreign demand but also by the growing investment activity of local firms. Investments rose by 14 percent.

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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