May 2009
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;May2009, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p8
Country Report
This section offers news briefs concerning Slovakia. Incumbent President Ivan Gasparovic has won the initial round of presidential elections on March 22, 2009. A report from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) published on March 3, 2009 emphasized the need for the country to continue reforming several main sectors of the economy. The government has provided �33 million on subsidies for new car purchases.


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