August 2008
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Aug2008, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p8
Country Report
This section offers news briefs concerning the economy of Slovakia as of August 2008. Slovak Finance Minister Jan Pociatek has won a no-confidence vote held in June. The National Bank of Slovakia (NBS) held its benchmark repo rate at 4.25 percent for the 14th consecutive month. The Association of Heating Producers stated that spiraling global energy prices are impacting the profitability of Slovak utility firms, prompting calls for increases in regulated prices.


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