September 2008
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Sep2008, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p8
Country Report
This section offers news briefs related to the economy of Slovakia, as of September 2008. The positive outlook for the political risk profile of Slovakia is due to a stable majority government, European Union policy anchors and a developed liberal democratic political system. The long-term foreign currency default rating of Slovakia has been upgraded by ratings agency Fitch from A to A+. A contract was awarded to Czech firm Skanska to construct the first phase of a 4.9-kilometer road between Sverepec and Vrtizer.


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