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Hungary is Slovakia’s biggest fan

INVESTORS from Hungary put more money into Slovakia than any other country. Hungarian firms invested Sk6.1 billion (€163 million), followed by the Austrians with Sk4.7 billion, SME daily wrote.

In the first half of this year foreign investors brought Sk19.9 billion to Slovakia. Last year foreign direct investment reached Sk37.8 billion.

Nearly 65.5 percent (Sk15 billion) of the new investments are flowing into the corporate sphere; 30 percent went to the wholesale and retail sectors.

Bratislava and its surroundings attracted the most investors with Sk16.4 billion, putting the total foreign investments here at Sk256.4 billion.

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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