Slovakian regulator: feeling the heat?

December 2008
MarketWatch: Global Round-up;Dec2008, Vol. 7 Issue 12, p171
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The article reports on the disagreement between Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico and an independent regulator to increase retail energy prices in the country. It is said that the disagreement depicts that liberalization is forced to take a back seat as security of supply turns a significant concern. The disagreement is in some way a no-win-situation since Fico is concern on inflationary pressure while the other is trying to keep a liberalized market in line with European Union (EU) policy.


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