BUSINESS BRIEFS

Leasing up 3.3 percent

THE VOLUME of leasing in the first half of 2004 grew by 3.3 percent year-on-year to Sk20.4 billion. Leasing companies that are members of the Association of Leasing Companies signed 31,399 leasing contracts, stated the Pravda daily.

According to expectations, the market should grow between three and nine percent this year.

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