Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Sales growth rate for Slovak industry falls to 4.2 percent in May

Industrial sales in Slovakia grew by only 4.2 percent in May, down from a high of 23.6 percent in April. In financial terms, industrial sales amounted to Sk183.7 billion (€6.1 billion) in May, the SITA newswire wrote. Sales grew by most in the production and distribution of electricity, natural gas and water (29.1 percent). Sales in mining were up by 6.9 percent, and in industrial manufacturing by 2.5 percent. In a year-on-year comparison, sales in industry were higher by 12.4 percent in the first five months of 2008. SITA

Industrial sales in Slovakia grew by only 4.2 percent in May, down from a high of 23.6 percent in April. In financial terms, industrial sales amounted to Sk183.7 billion (€6.1 billion) in May, the SITA newswire wrote. Sales grew by most in the production and distribution of electricity, natural gas and water (29.1 percent). Sales in mining were up by 6.9 percent, and in industrial manufacturing by 2.5 percent. In a year-on-year comparison, sales in industry were higher by 12.4 percent in the first five months of 2008. SITA

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

Top stories

Šumiac breaks sweat record: first sauna to be revived

The sauna built in Šumiac by miller Michal Demo after returning from Russian captivity was the first one not just in Slovakia but in the entire former Czechoslovakia. Now it can be saved and re-used.

The construction of first Slovak sauna in Šumiac

Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava Video

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between August 18 and August 27, as well as regular services in different languages, training for foreigners in English and highlights of the year.

Pivobrana - Beer Festival

Have you ever climbed a via ferrata? Photo

In central Slovakia, there is one also suitable for beginners. Here are some of the views it offers.

Agrokomplex opens its gates Photo

This year’s exhibition has more discussions with experts and a family programme.