Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

BUSINESS IN SHORT

Slovakia third most industrialised

EVERY fourth euro produced in the Slovak economy comes from industry, which makes the country the third most industrialised member of the European Union, after Romania and the Czech Republic. Moreover, the share of industry in the country’s GDP in the first half of this year stood at 25.8 percent, according to a study by Poštová Banka, based on Eurostat data.

EVERY fourth euro produced in the Slovak economy comes from industry, which makes the country the third most industrialised member of the European Union, after Romania and the Czech Republic.

Moreover, the share of industry in the country’s GDP in the first half of this year stood at 25.8 percent, according to a study by Poštová Banka, based on Eurostat data.

The sector with the second highest share on the economy in Slovakia in the first half of the year was wholesale, retail, transport, housing and food, the analysis showed, as reported by the TASR newswire.

Public administration, social security, defence, education, health care and social services came third, with a 12-percent share. Only about three percent of Slovak production was reported in agriculture, forestry and fishing, as well as in art, entertainment and recreation.

Top stories

The Nordic walker with the best technique in the world is Slovak Photo

For Lucia Okoličányová, Nordic walking has become her love of life and philosophy

Lucia Okoličányová

Pro-EU voters vote for anti-EU governments

This phenomenon is no longer limited to Central Europe.

Hungarian and foreign students took to the streets of Budapest to support CEU.

Planes will steal the sky above Dubová

Visitors should expect a colourful programme full of acrobatic demonstrations and tourist flights at the airport in Dubová, close to Bratislava.

Sulík: Kiska's party would only further break the centre right

Fico's star is falling and he could still save himself now for another election term, says opposition SaS leader Richard Sulík about who would benefit from early elections.

Richard Sulik