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Loan volume expands

THE AMOUNT of business and personal loans in Slovakia reached Sk461 billion (€11.8 billion) at the end of July, which is a monthly growth of Sk11 billion (€282 million), the SITA news agency reported.

The net loan to the government including the National Property Fund (FNM) calculated at the current exchange rate reached Sk340.8 billion (€8.77 billion) at the end of July, representing a monthly growth of Sk2.4 billion (€62 million).

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