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Most companies won't survive the summer without state help

The coronavirus crisis will significantly impact the financial results of companies, the recent AmCham poll showed.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Apr 2020, at 22:37

First details on potential postponement of instalments revealed

Limit on contactless payments may change as well.Adam Valček, Martina Raábová2. Apr 2020, at 14:16

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Alternative taxi services deliver food instead of people

Coronavirus prevents taxis from taking people, so they are looking for new services.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Apr 2020, at 11:24

Taxi services offer food deliveries.

Why is there no yeast on supermarket shelves in Slovakia?

The tradition of baking with fresh yeast is widespread in Central Europe. Producers pledge the coronavirus-related lack in supplies is temporary.Tatiana Kapitánová1. Apr 2020, at 22:26

Pampúchy or šišky are a common sweet dish in Slovakia.
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Kia will turn conveyor belts back on in early April

It is the first automotive plant to re-open. Strict hygiene measures will remain in place.Compiled by Spectator staff, 31. Mar 2020, at 21:03

Car parts awaiting assembly at the Kia Motors plant in Žilina, central Slovakia.

Some businesses will survive a month, others have adjusted

A poll shows some companies already knew they would have to fire employees.Compiled by Spectator staff, 31. Mar 2020, at 14:21

Gloomy scenario for the economy: a drop of more than 6 percent

The predictions are more optimistic for next year.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. Mar 2020, at 22:38

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How the state plans to help companies and the self-employed

The government has presented its first economy aid plan.Martina Raabová29. Mar 2020, at 12:06

Finance Minister Eduard Heger.

Invest in Slovakia: Infrastructure & Real estate

Practical information from Investment Advisory Guide29. Mar 2020, at 8:05

Good news from Slovakia

Good news from Slovakia: STU and Matador work on a lung ventilator prototype

They want to help in the most critical moments.Compiled by Spectator staff, 26. Mar 2020, at 13:47

Slovak University of Technology

Economic measures in time of the coronavirus

Take a look at the measures that the government has introduced, pending cabinet and parliament approval.Martina Raabová25. Mar 2020, at 21:40

PM Igor Matovic leads his first cabinet session.

Bad, worse, or worst. Central bank shows its scenarios for Slovak economy

Slovakia is headed into recession.Jana Liptáková, 25. Mar 2020, at 13:20

Peter Kažimír, Governor of the National Bank of SLovakia

Nearly 16,000 firms in Slovakia said to be affected by COVID-19

Pubs and game rooms among those to be hit the hardest.Compiled by Spectator staff, 24. Mar 2020, at 22:58

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Legendary Tatramat changes name

Name change will not affect employees.Compiled by Spectator staff, 24. Mar 2020, at 14:02

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Aeolus travel agency no longer sells tours

Insolvency process with the company started in the Czech Republic.Compiled by Spectator staff, 24. Mar 2020, at 13:58

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Producer of spirits modifies production: pure alcohol instead of vinegar

The plan is to supply the product to hospitals, pharmacies and producers of medical aids and disinfectants.Compiled by Spectator staff, 24. Mar 2020, at 8:32

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People like being smart. In banking and insurance too

What comes after mobile phone and smart watch payments? Banks have more solutions in the pipeline.Radka Minarechová, 23. Mar 2020, at 15:13

New ways of payments are popular in Slovakia.