Business

Invest in Slovakia: Government policy & Legislation

Practical information from Investment Advisory GuideCompiled by Spectator staff, 23. Feb 2020, at 8:15

Economic growth prevents higher unemployment figures

Unemployment went up slightly in January, stopping at 4.98 percent.Compiled by Spectator staff, 20. Feb 2020, at 23:58

Illustrative stock photo

Thousands of people in Slovakia live close to landfills

Several waste dumps do not meet technical norms, recent study suggests.Compiled by Spectator staff, 20. Feb 2020, at 14:09

Illustrative stock photo

Cabinet green-lights over €5-million investment aid for production of e-car components

Volkswagen's plant in Martin will manufacture differential gears for electric cars.Compiled by Spectator staff, 19. Feb 2020, at 19:55

Fiscal council can criticise, but not halt, the irresponsible spending of public money

The budgetary responsibility council struggles to keep its political independence.Jana Liptáková, 19. Feb 2020, at 17:06

Juraj Kotian, Anetta Čaplánová, Ivan Šramko and Viktor Novysedlák of the Council of Budget Responsibility

Illegal buildings at the Domaša dam are being removed

There are about 300 illegal constructions around the water dam.Compiled by Spectator staff, 19. Feb 2020, at 14:07

Foto

Slovak company won NATO tender

The order is worth €5.5 million without VAT.Compiled by Spectator staff, 19. Feb 2020, at 13:59

Illustrative stock photo

A lower tax on several foodstuffs did not bring prices down

The tax, however, helped decelerate the pace at which food prices grew.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Feb 2020, at 14:05

Food prices in Slovakia continued rising despite a new 10-percent tax on selected food products in January 2020.

Construction of the highway bridge across Danube continues

Take a look at the pictures from the site.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Feb 2020, at 13:59

Foto
A traffic restriction is in place between Bajkalská Street and Prístavný Bridge in Bratislava from February 16 until February 24.
Foto

Slovak economy sped up at the end of 2019

But the prediction for 2020 remains gloomy.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Feb 2020, at 12:54

Invest in Slovakia: Types of business companies in Slovakia (advantages & disadvantages)

Practical information from Investment Advisory GuideCompiled by Soukeník - Štrpka, law firm (www.akss.sk)16. Feb 2020, at 8:15

Sader: Flexible education system is key to further developing BSC sector

Slovak government should be more active to attract new centres.Jana Liptáková, 14. Feb 2020, at 15:56

Arjen Sader speaking at the conference dedicated to the business service centre sector.

No big reforms. Parties are lukewarm with their promises for businesses

What are parties promising business ahead of elections?Jana Liptáková, 14. Feb 2020, at 13:52

Brownfields in Bratislava make up an area the size of Lamač

The Slovak capital is getting a brownfield register.Jana Liptáková, 14. Feb 2020, at 11:52

The former military area on Devínska Kobyla
Foto

Slovak car industry is getting less competitive, experts warn

Economists evaluate wage costs, labour productivity as well as investments in R&D.Jana Liptáková, 13. Feb 2020, at 23:41

Car production in Volkswagen Slovakia.

Slovak industries to complain to UN labour agency over cabinet’s rash measures

The Slovak government is ignoring the 1976 International Labour Organisation convention, they say.Compiled by Spectator staff, 13. Feb 2020, at 23:13

The Association of Industrial unions (APZ) said it would turn to the International Labour Organisation (ILO) over the government-approved measures.

Ski centre in Jasná may be expanded

Conservationists will be careful when assessing the plans.Compiled by Spectator staff, 13. Feb 2020, at 13:57

Snow at Jansá being checked for quality.

Parliament to discuss government’s measures and Istanbul next Tuesday

If President Čaputová vetoed proposed bills, MPs would not manage to override her veto before elections.Compiled by Spectator staff, 12. Feb 2020, at 22:35

PM Peter Pellegrini (Smer)

Slovak industry keeps dropping

The industrial production decreased for the fifth consecutive month.Compiled by Spectator staff, 12. Feb 2020, at 14:00

Illustrative stock photo