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Foreign trade deficit at Sk34.6 billion for 11 months to November

SLOVAKIA ended November 2004 with a trade deficit of Sk4 billion (€102.4 million), the Slovak Statistics Office reported January 11.

The cumulative deficit for the first 11 months of 2004 thus reached Sk34.6 billion (€890 million).

In November, Slovak exports rose by 5.7 percent year-on-year to Sk79.2 billion (€2.04 billion). Imports rose by 9.5 percent to Sk83.2 billion.

In the January-November period, exports rose year-on-year by 12.5 percent to Sk824.3 billion (€21.28 billion). Imports rose by 14.2 percent to Sk858.9 billion, reported the TASR news agency.

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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