Local investments spur economy

A 5.4 percent growth in the second-quarter in Slovakia's economy was not only stimulated by foreign demand but also by the growing investment activity of local firms, the economic daily Hospodárske noviny has reported.

Growth was down 0.1 percent compared to the preceding quarter, the Statistics Office has announced. Investments rose by 14 percent.

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