Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

BUSINESS IN SHORT

SARIO woos investors from the US

FOUR thousand new jobs and investments worth €350 million are under discussion in tentative talks between the Slovak Agency for Investment and Trade Development (SARIO) and fifteen US companies, the SITA newswire reported, noting that interest from US-based investors is now greater than interest from European investors for the first time ever.

FOUR thousand new jobs and investments worth €350 million are under discussion in tentative talks between the Slovak Agency for Investment and Trade Development (SARIO) and fifteen US companies, the SITA newswire reported, noting that interest from US-based investors is now greater than interest from European investors for the first time ever.

Representatives of SARIO are now focusing on attracting US-based companies and they met with potential investors during a trip to the United States starting March 26. The SARIO officials also attended the official opening of the Slovak pavilion in Silicon Valley, California, the centre of many high-tech companies.

SARIO Director General Robert Šimončič commented that many potential investment projects are currently under discussion with US-based businesses and that “we want to present Slovakia as a country destined for research and development investments”, SITA wrote.

Top stories

Populists are more creative than liberals

The essence of creativity and good governance is about finding a coherent story. When every city gets smart, being a stupid city will be an advantage, says a strategic management expert.

Maciej Kisilowski

Slovak biathletes surprise in women’s relay Photo

Though they were not considered favourites, Slovak biathletes fought bravely for medal positions but ended fifth.

Ivona Fialková of Slovakia crosses the finish line.

Two anniversaries, one enduring relationship

Countless Slovaks and Americans continue to cultivate and renew the strong bonds of friendship between the US and Slovakia through cooperation in the business, technological, cultural, and educational spheres.

US Embassy in Bratislava

Skier Vlhová missed the medal by 0.65 seconds Photo

She competed in the Alpine Combined Slalom for the first time.

Petra Vlhová