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Fico: Slovakia Must Be at Heart of EU Affairs

It would be a pity for Slovakia to pass up the opportunity to make the most of its current momentum and the major accomplishments in the transformation process thus far, or if it failed to join the list of EU countries advancing at a brisker clip than the remainder, said Prime Minister Robert Fico on Thursday.

Tourist Numbers Reach Historic Highs in 2016

Last year saw Slovakia's tourist numbers topping the five million mark for the first time, as the number of holiday-makers, both Slovak and foreign, peaked at 5.023 million, TASR learnt from the Statistics Office on Wednesday.

SBA: Slovak Banking Sector’s Profit Up by 23.8% Y-o-Y in 2016

Bratislava, February 6 (TASR) – Slovakia's banking sector posted a profit of €750 million at the end of 2016, up by 23.8 percent year-on-year,...

Police: Crime Rate in Slovakia Lowest since Independence

Bratislava, February 6 (TASR) – The crime rate in Slovakia fell again on an annual basis in 2016, this time by 5 percent, while...

SHMU: 2016 Unusually Warm and Wet in Slovakia

Bratislava, January 27 (TASR) – Last year was unusually warm and wet in Slovakia, with a positive temperature deviation of 1.4 degrees Celsius making...

ZAP: Slovakia’s Car Output also Exceeded Million Threshold in 2016

Slovakia's automotive industry exceeded the one million threshold in terms of car output also in 2016, representatives of the Slovak Automobile Industry Association (ZAP) told a news conference on Tuesday.

Olympic Walking Champion Matej Toth Beats Sagan as Athlete of Year

Bratislava, December 23 (TASR) - Olympic 50-kilometre race walk champion Matej Toth and silver medalists from Rio in the K-4 kayak 1,000-metres Denis Mysak-Erik...

Stats Office: Consumer Mood in Slovakia Best Since February 2008

Bratislava, November 22 (TASR) - The consumer atmosphere in Slovakia improved again in October, rising by 0.4 points month-on-month with seasonal effects taken into...

Stats Office: Nominal Salary in Industry Up 2 percent Y-o-Y in June

Bratislava, August 11 (TASR) - Average nominal monthly salaries in June 2016 increased in construction by 7.5 percent year-on-year to €675, the Slovak Statistics...

Analysts: Slovakia’s Industrial Growth Decelerated in June

Bratislava, August 10 (TASR) - Month on month, Slovakia's industrial growth decelerated in June, UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia analyst Lubomir Korsnak stated...

Analysts: Foreign Trade Surplus in June Highest Since September 2014

Bratislava, August 9 (TASR) – Slovakia's foreign trade surplus continued to swell in June, with exports exceeding imports by around €515 million – the...

Kia Motors Slovakia Produced 177,900 Cars in First Half of 2016

Zilina, July 28 (TASR) - Kia Motors Slovakia manufactured 177,900 vehicles in the first half of 2016, which represents a 4.7-percent hike year-on-year compared...

Analyst: Energy Sector Pulled Down Slovak Industrial Output in May

Bratislava, July 11 (TASR) - Slovakia's industrial output in May was pulled down mainly by the energy sector, while the processing industry was growing,...

FinMin: State Budget Deficit Down by 27 percent Y-o-Y to End of May

Bratislava, June 1 (TASR) - The state budget posted a deficit of €1.1 billion to the end of May, making the deficit €415 million...

UPSVaR: Unemployment Rate Fell to 10.09 percent in February

Bratislava, March 18 (TASR) - The unemployment rate in Slovakia stood at 10.09 percent in February, announced Labour, Social Affairs and the Family Centre...