The general government deficit of Slovakia dropped below 1.7 percent last year.
The year 2016 was second worst in numbers of Slovak companies that ceased to exist since the beginning of the financial crisis, an analysis found.
Consumer prices will rise, while the jobless rate will continue dropping, the latest prognosis shows.
The Electronic Contracting System is proven to save money - by €194 million so far.
In February, nominal wages increased year-on-year in most branches of business and industry, with the biggest difference in restaurants and pubs. There were some exceptions, though.
Labour inspectors and controllers of labour offices uncovered a total of 2,924 illegally employed people last year.
The automotive industry should contribute to the economy’s growth.
Developments for improving rates even more are planned, says minister.
The Financial Administration (FS) has been preparing a chart grading the reliability of Slovak companies that will help them fine-tune rules.
In an attempt to drive shopaholics out of the shops and to offer more days off to shop assistants, the government approved an extension to the list of public holidays on which the doors of shops and supermarkets…
The number of people employed in the eurozone in the last quarter of 2016 compared to the previous quarter increased by 0.3 percent, but Slovakia fared even better in this period of time.
The production of industrial firms in Slovakia increased significantly, similarly to the sentiment in the whole sector.
The rise in consumer prices in February was impacted by transport and food.
The growth of the national economy last year contributed to the growth in employment in Slovakia.
The highest salaries are in the ICT sector, the lowest in services.
Slovakia and Iran could cooperate in the peaceful use of nuclear energy, Slovak's visit to the latter country shows.
The pace of growth of the Slovak economy slowed down by the end of 2016, the Slovak Statistics Office (ŠÚ) found in its recent report.
Rates may rise only marginally for some types of insurance, but others could increase by 15 percent or more, experts say.