Development and investment in Slovak industry

Production plants continue working after nationwide testing in Slovakia

Employers’ representatives call on the government to provide companies with testing kits and to set up testing sites where employers can test their employees.Jana Liptáková, 4. Nov 2020, at 8:10

Weekend testing at PSA Groupe in Trnava

How many people were infected in Volkswagen or U.S. Steel? Top companies mostly remain silent

Biggest employers have introduced measures, they do not want to talk about possible layoffs.Martina Raabová21. Oct 2020, at 17:40

The Bratislava plant of Volkswagen maintained strict measures also in the summer.

Carmakers propelled Slovakia’s industry in June

Industrial production continues to recover.Compiled by Spectator staff, 11. Aug 2020, at 11:11

The automotive industry is the driving force of industrial production in Slovakia.

BUSINESS FOCUS: Corona crisis bites real estate market, but it remains healthy

Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, rental housing and best offices of 2019 are among the highlights of the latest Business Focus.Compiled by Spectator staff, 20. Jul 2020, at 11:14

The virus has postponed the completion of Stanica Nivy – a bus terminal and shopping centre.

Delayed government assistance put Slovakia’s competitiveness at risk

A study compares measures to combat the impact of the coronavirus crisis in seven European countries.Jana Liptáková, 7. May 2020, at 14:05

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U.S. Steel speeds up the reduction of staff

They are offering 18 salaries to older employees who decide to leave.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Apr 2020, at 20:22

.S. Steel Košice is going through a difficult period in business.

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.

Slovak industry keeps dropping

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

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Are the records of Slovak car industry getting a bitter undertone?

Automotive industry calls for measures to keep it internationally competitive.Jana Liptáková, 16. Jan 2020, at 7:49

Groupe PSA Slovakia plant in Trnava.

Slovakia is one of the most industrialised countries in the EU

More developed countries employ fewer people in industry.Compiled by Spectator staff, 26. Sep 2019, at 23:14

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Slovakia's industry grows again. Carmakers fall behind 2018

Industrial production in Slovakia grew year-on-year by 2.8 percent in July.Compiled by Spectator staff, 10. Sep 2019, at 13:47

Slovakia's industrial production grew by 2.8 percent in July, year-on-year.

Bad news, analysts say about the rapid slowdown of Slovakia’s economy

The 1.9-percent GDP increase in the second quarter of 2019 is well below expectations; Germany and Brexit are main external threats.Compiled by Spectator staff, 14. Aug 2019, at 22:47

Slovakia's economy increased only by 1.9 percent in 2Q of 2019.

Industrial production in June disappointed again

It decreased by 2.1 percent y-o-y, reaching the lowest level since April 2017.Compiled by Spectator staff, 12. Aug 2019, at 22:59

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German company adds R&D to its plant in Slovakia

Mühlbauer Automation is going to build the third phase of its plant in Nitra.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. Jul 2019, at 13:06

Expansion of Mühlbauer in Nistra back in 2015.

Carmakers drove industrial growth in April

Textile and clothing industry in the red for a long timeCompiled by Spectator staff, 10. Jun 2019, at 22:27

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Which cities in Slovakia have the worst air quality?

28 locations in Slovakia listed in the ranking. Many affected by heavy industries.Compiled by Spectator staff, 12. Mar 2019, at 13:53

U.S. Steel in Košice

Carmakers were the most significant producers in January

If it were not for the automotive sector, Slovak industrial production would fall says analyst.Compiled by Spectator staff, 12. Mar 2019, at 0:42

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Will robots take over jobs of Slovaks?

One third of jobs is jeopardized by automatisation. Another third has been already affected.Compiled by Spectator staff, 13. Feb 2019, at 13:54

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Which companies in Slovakia does Brexit put in jeopardy?

Slovakia's car industry already faces lower demand in Britain.Marek Poracký24. Jan 2019, at 10:01

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

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