Brussels warns Slovakia on sell-off

March 2004
Utility Week;3/26/2004, Vol. 21 Issue 13, p13
Trade Publication
Reports on the warning given by the European Union (EU) to Slovakia against the privatization of its regional water companies in March 2004. Significance of the warning to the infrastructure funding to be received by Slovakia from the EU; Amount of funding for Slovakia's water utility sector; Desire of France's Veolia to acquire a water concession in Slovakia.


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