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Foreign trade deficit at Sk4 billion

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 reached Sk34.6 billion (€890 million), news wire TASR reported.

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.

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