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Slovakia competing for Myllykoski investment

SLOVAKIA is competing for a major €500 million (Sk19 billion) investment from Finnish wood-processing company Myllykoski.

The Finnish company wants to build a plant for the production of newspaper paper, according to the daily SME.

Slovakia is competing for the investment with Poland and the Czech Republic, according to the Trend weekly.

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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