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Cabinet approves measures to shield Slovakia from financial crisis

The cabinet approved a new package of measures at its session on November 6 intended to shield the Slovak economy from the impact of the global financial crisis.

The cabinet approved a new package of measures at its session on November 6 intended to shield the Slovak economy from the impact of the global financial crisis.

The package, prepared by the Economy Ministry in cooperation with the Finance Ministry, includes promoting of highway construction and persuading suppliers of electricity, gas and heat to charge customers reasonable prices. The government said it wants neither to raise nor cut taxes or social insurance contributions, or privatise strategic businesses. SITA

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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