https://spectator.sme.sk/r/21/business/atomSpectator.sme.sk - The Slovak Spectator1970-01-01T01:00:00ZSlovakia's English-language newspaper covering politics, business, culture, sport and opinion -- with real time news updates.Petit Press, a.s.rss_contact_emailhttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20616602/british-investors-are-coming-to-slovakia-regardless-of-brexit.htmlBritish investors are coming to Slovakia, regardless of Brexit2017-08-19T09:30:00ZThe last 15 years of investments in Slovakia have covered sectors producing rubber and plastic products, metal products and motor vehicles.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20629043/slovak-bryndza-is-partly-produced-from-french-sheep-milk.htmlSlovak bryndza is partly produced from French sheep milk2017-08-18T15:32:22ZOpposition politician calls for labelling of bryndza made from Slovak milkhttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20629027/finmin-changes-mortgage-support-for-young-people.htmlFinMin changes mortgage support for young people2017-08-18T15:12:27ZAmendment would reduce paperwork involved in providing state assistance.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20629066/agrokomplex-opens-its-gates.htmlAgrokomplex opens its gates2017-08-18T15:03:55ZThis year’s exhibition has more discussions with experts and a family programme.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20628894/bratislava-growing-high.htmlBratislava growing high2017-08-17T17:08:12ZHigh-rise buildings sprouting up in Bratislavahttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20628241/ryanair-launches-new-transfer-flights.htmlRyanair launches new transfer flights2017-08-17T05:05:37ZPassengers an travel from Bratislava to four new destinations.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20627888/slovakias-economy-accelerates.htmlSlovakia’s economy accelerates2017-08-16T14:07:46ZThe rise is also expected for the following months, though there remain some risks.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20627884/450-new-jobs-to-be-created-in-cadca.html450 new jobs to be created in Čadca2017-08-16T14:02:40ZA supplier to the automotive industry plans to produce plastic components for cars.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20627398/president-appoints-nanista-as-new-urso-regulatory-council-chairman.htmlPresident appoints Naništa as new ÚRSO Regulatory Council chairman2017-08-16T05:17:48ZThe council had previously elected its new head without revealing the person's name.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20626990/prices-of-butter-break-records.htmlPrices of butter break records2017-08-15T14:01:57ZThe milk production is dropping, while people stop eating cheap margarine.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20626987/objections-against-a-tender-to-purchase-new-wagons-submitted.htmlObjections against a tender to purchase new wagons submitted2017-08-15T13:52:50ZThe complaint concerns the tender’s conditions.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20626464/laptop-ban-lifted-on-turkish-airlines.htmlLaptop ban lifted on Turkish Airlines2017-08-15T04:57:58ZThe change affects Slovaks travelling to US from Istanbul with Turkish Airlines.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20626471/inflation-accelerated-to-four-year-high-in-july.htmlInflation accelerated to four-year high in July2017-08-15T04:36:26ZInflation should remain around 1.5 percent for rest of year.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20622268/bratislava-has-a-new-public-space-and-park.htmlBratislava gets a new public space and park2017-08-14T08:50:37ZZaha Hadid incorporated the area’s only remaining memorial to the industrial age of Bratislava into the project.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20623910/police-nbs-executive-received-bribes-from-insurer.htmlPolice: NBS executive received bribes from insurer2017-08-11T04:42:26ZRapid Life insurer provided money for protection from sanctions.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20623405/new-investor-coming-to-northern-slovakia.htmlNew investor coming to northern Slovakia2017-08-10T14:03:07ZOne of Kia’s biggest suppliers of plastic components is coming to the Kysuce region.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20622841/dry-weather-ailing-slovak-farmers.htmlDry weather ailing Slovak farmers2017-08-10T07:00:00ZClimate change induced weather patterns affecting farmer crops and water resourceshttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20623063/july-best-ever-month-for-bratislava-airport.htmlJuly best ever month for Bratislava Airport2017-08-10T06:20:25ZThe M.R. Štefánik Airport marked the highest monthly tally in its 66-year history.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20623093/the-volkswagen-strike-had-an-impact-on-exports.htmlThe Volkswagen strike had an impact on exports2017-08-10T05:42:57ZBut a foreign trade surplus was a positive surprise, according to analysts.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20623087/contaminated-dutch-eggs-discovered-in-slovakia.htmlContaminated Dutch eggs discovered in Slovakia2017-08-10T05:31:46ZThey were delivered to Slovakia via Germany and Austria.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20622802/developer-unveils-its-vision-of-a-new-bratislava-centre.htmlDeveloper unveils its vision of a new Bratislava centre2017-08-09T15:54:36ZJ&T Real Estate is asking for a statute of important investment for its package of projects to speed up the constructionhttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20622601/slovakia-taking-precautions-against-african-swine-fever.htmlSlovakia taking precautions against African swine fever2017-08-09T13:09:38ZThe Agriculture Ministry is monitoring buffer zones, and recommending breeders to adopt measures to protect their animals.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20622587/postal-service-operator-considers-buying-shares-of-telecom-provider.htmlPostal service operator considers buying shares of telecom provider2017-08-09T13:05:00ZThe decision is not final yet, however.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20622219/central-bank-is-in-battle-with-insurance-company-including-lawsuits.htmlCentral bank in a legal battle with insurance company2017-08-08T21:08:58ZThe Slovak central bank suspects the former management of the Rapid Life insurance company of criminal activity.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20621878/the-court-unblocked-lands-under-u-s-steel.htmlThe court unblocked lands under U.S. Steel2017-08-08T13:35:14ZThe case concerns the dispute with the American shell company Adams & Co.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20621874/brose-will-employ-500-people.htmlBrose will employ 500 people2017-08-08T13:31:56ZThey will find jobs in a new production hall that will, among other things, focus on the production of prototypes and pre-production.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20621238/bratislava-is-an-excellent-base-for-digital-nomads.htmlBratislava is an excellent base for digital nomads2017-08-08T12:00:00ZA digital nomad who lived in the Slovak capital for a year talks about her experience with the city and the struggles she dealt with.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20621550/blog-higher-rd-tax-allowance-will-not-help.htmlBlog: Higher R&D tax allowance will not help2017-08-08T08:23:49ZSlovakia needs to fundamentally change its attitude towards R&D support, otherwise it will keep lagging behind advanced European countrieshttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20606096/japanese-remain-loyal-to-past-business.htmlJapanese remain loyal to past business2017-08-08T06:30:00ZCompanies from Japan are considering six new investment projects in Slovakia.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20621501/structural-designer-received-suspended-sentence-for-collapsed-building.htmlStructural designer received suspended sentence for collapsed building2017-08-08T06:07:38ZThe roof of a five-storey garage fell just two weeks before the building was set for its final approval.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20621240/slovakia-produces-almost-no-ice-cream-relying-on-imports.htmlSlovakia produces almost no ice cream, relying on imports2017-08-08T05:45:28ZThe majority of ice cream is imported from the Czech Republic.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20621285/the-dutch-egg-scandal-has-not-reached-slovakia-for-now.htmlThe Dutch egg scandal has not reached Slovakia for now2017-08-07T16:32:41ZThe Dutch eggs containing the remains of pesticides have not appeared on the Slovak market as of now. The experts say, however, that people have to be very careful.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20618597/three-slovak-firms-awarded.htmlThree Slovak firms awarded2017-08-07T06:25:00ZThe companies made efforts to become innovative, to find other solutions to existing problems, according to the European Centre of Economic Diplomacy.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20618593/belgians-tasted-slovak-wine.htmlBelgians tasted Slovak wine2017-08-04T12:25:00ZThe wines from the Small Carpathian wine region are typical of their freshness and have also built a reputation abroad.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20618780/coalition-stands-by-plan-to-connect-zvolen-to-kosice-with-express-dual-carriageway.htmlCoalition stands by plan to connect Zvolen to Košice with express dual-carriageway2017-08-04T06:20:45ZPM Fico is dismissive of critical economic analysis by Finance Ministry.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20618537/traffic-situation-close-to-bratislava-may-become-tough.htmlTraffic situation close to Bratislava may become tough2017-08-03T17:30:00ZThe planned construction work on the main highway in Slovakia may pose several challenges to drivers in near future.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20618441/bills-for-utilities-have-a-new-boss.htmlBills for utilities have a new boss2017-08-03T14:44:34ZAs the new head of the regulatory authority Ľubomír Jahnátek is already facing criticism for increased water bills in central and eastern Slovakiahttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20617858/kosice-airport-reports-record-passenger-numbers-in-july.htmlKošice Airport reports record passenger numbers in July2017-08-03T06:10:51ZAirport CEO says the numbers show the city's air connections to the world.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20617865/e-communication-requirement-for-the-self-employed-may-be-delayed.htmlE-communication requirement for the self-employed may be delayed2017-08-03T06:05:42ZThe Finance Ministry rejected the proposal of an exemption but will likely postpone implementation by six months.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20616992/steak-houses-have-penetrated-slovak-gastronomy.htmlSteak houses have penetrated Slovak gastronomy2017-08-02T12:52:12ZBeef cuts and steak tartare belong among the staples of many restaurants and pubs