Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Economic growth creates more jobs

AN ENCOURAGING macroeconomic performance has started to be reflected in Slovak citizens’ lives, the Hospodárske Noviny business daily reported.

Growth in the gross domestic product (GDP) is not only raising the average level of wages but having a positive effect on the jobless figures too.

During the first three months of the year, GDP grew by five percent. The employment rate grew by two percent, representing a total number of 2.064 million employed people.

Compiled by Magdalena MacLeod from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

Top stories

Carmakers in Slovakia produced more than one million cars last year

2018 will be critical for Slovakia’s automotive industry, claim sector’s representatives.

Most cars produced in Slovakia head for export.

Slovaks in the UK do not have to fear Brexit

Brexit itself should not impact the position of Slovaks in the UK, an interim agreement between the European Union and Great Britain suggests.

Brexit, illustrative stock photo

Russians win the Tatry Ice Master 2018 Video

Ice-sculptors worked with a massive 50 tonnes of ice on the weekend of January 12-14; their sculptures remain on display.

The ice scupltures at Hrebienok, Tatry Ice Masters

The Bratislava airport has competition in Vienna

The airport in Vienna, only about 60 kilometres from the Slovak capital, gains 17 new low-cost airliner flights.

Illustrative stock photo