Volkswagen has received the highest state support

The state paid out €860 million in total via its main subsidy programme.

Volkswagen plant in SlovakiaVolkswagen plant in Slovakia (Source: TASR)

Bratislava-based carmaker Volkswagen Slovakia has received the highest state coronavirus-related subsidies, amounting to €18.1 million so far.

U.S. Steel Košice placed second with €17.8 million, followed by Trnava-based carmaker Stellantis and Žilina-based Kia Motors Slovakia, which have received €5.5 million each.

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This stems from the data of the ethics watchdog Transparency International Slovakia (TIS).

The only company that comes from other than the automotive and steel industry, and has received state subsidies, is Tatry Mountain Resorts, belonging to the J&T financial group. The labour office has given it €3.6 million so far, the SITA newswire reported.

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