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Majority of entrepreneurs would not want the Slovak crown to return

The main contribution of the euro is the elimination of exchange rate differences and unification of the currency, thus easing trade and administration.Compiled by Spectator staff, 31. Dec 2018, at 13:17

Slovak crowns

Apartments report two-digit increase in prices in 2018

Growth slowed down during the second half of the year.Compiled by Spectator staff, 28. Dec 2018, at 9:50

Slovakia goes easier on foreigners, but not easy enough

Current policies only partially solve problems, observer says.Radka Minarechová, 28. Dec 2018, at 7:00

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Top 10 business events in 2018

Check out the selection of the most important events that happened in Slovakia’s business sector during the past year.Compiled by Spectator staff, 27. Dec 2018, at 16:30

The new ammonia production plant at Duslo Šaľa

Slovaks use shared economy services more than their neighbours

Though the sharing of these services in the economy is low, they have the potential to grow in the future.Compiled by Spectator staff, 27. Dec 2018, at 13:46

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Bratislava gets a new square

The new square in the Blumental development is named after mediaeval King Matthias Corvinus.Compiled by Spectator staff, 27. Dec 2018, at 6:30

New Matej Korvín Square in the Old Town of Bratislava.

Jaguar Land Rover does not hide its ambitious electric plans

Building a plant on a green field enabled the installation of different technologiesJana Liptáková, 21. Dec 2018, at 11:30

Alexander Wortberg, operations director of the JLR plant in Nitra

Slovak industry doubles the number of robots installed

The International Robotics Federation sees Slovakia as the world's 15th largest robot market.Compiled by Spectator staff, 20. Dec 2018, at 22:36

Electronics industry

Slovak flying car will be available for purchase in 2020

The new AeroMobil 4.0 will be tested this year.Compiled by Spectator staff, 20. Dec 2018, at 14:03

A flying Aero 4.0

Do you get the 13th salary?

The data shows 44 percent of employees in Slovakia receiving a Christmas bonus or 13th salary.Compiled by Spectator staff, 20. Dec 2018, at 13:59

Urban households may pay more.

Will Uber return to Slovakia?

New rules for taxi drivers come into force in April. Uber is analysing them.Marek Poracký20. Dec 2018, at 8:15

Czech airlines will stop flights between Prague and Bratislava

The flights between Bratislava and Košice will be scrapped too.Compiled by Spectator staff, 20. Dec 2018, at 5:07

New airlines could revive business at Slovak airports.

Economic boom drives investments in real estate

The arrival of Jaguar Land Rover is impacting the industrial as well as residential real estate market.Jana Liptáková, 19. Dec 2018, at 17:02

The new bus station in Bratislava is under construction.

Slovaks spend the most before Christmas

People often spend money on things they do not actually need, observers say.Compiled by Spectator staff, 19. Dec 2018, at 13:19

Bratislava’s Aupark shopping centre.

A private investor will rent Bratislava airport for 30 years

The Transport Ministry expects that the rental will improve the condition of the airport and its competitiveness.Compiled by Spectator staff, 19. Dec 2018, at 13:15

Bratislava airport

Car industry alters Slovakia’s GDP estimate for next year

Slovakia should now concentrate more on public finances and structural reforms, the National Bank of Slovakia recommends.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Dec 2018, at 23:03

Jaguar Land Rover plant in Nitra

Tatra Banka will charge SMS notifications

On the other hand, clients can still use free email or so-called push notifications.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Dec 2018, at 13:05

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Diamond scam revealed in Slovakia

The diamond had a false number and the case may not be isolated.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Dec 2018, at 13:01

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Q&A: How will the new levy on retailers affect people?

Tesco, Kaufland, and Lidl will pay the levy as of January 2019.Daniela Hajčáková18. Dec 2018, at 12:18

A special levy on retailers comes into force in January 2019.

Slovakia posts records in the export of toys

Slovak toy trains can be found in France, Germany and the United States.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Dec 2018, at 13:48

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