In a fast-tracked procedure on Thursday, Parliament approved several changes to the Labour Code with regard to the current state of emergency in Slovakia.
Making the construction of rental flats more effective and addressing the problematic highway toll tender are priorities of the new Transport and Construction Minister, Andrej Doležal (a We Are Family nominee).
The Debt and Liquidity Management Agency (ARDAL) sold government bonds worth €146.5 million in three auctions on Monday, TASR press agency reports.
Slovakia's GDP in fixed prices is expected to fall by 6.1% in 2020, indicates a survey of commercial bank analysts carried out by the Central Bank of Slovakia (NBS) in March.
The state will cover 80% of the monthly wage of those employees whose companies had to suspend activity due to special measures introduced to slowdown the spread of the coronavirus.
About 15,660 businesses in Slovakia with a combined turnover of €8.771 billion are directly endangered by state measures adopted to combat the spread of the new coronavirus, with the worst losses to be accrued by gambling houses, betting shops, transport firms, travel a ...
Slovak economy may face a temporary sharp fall of between 4.5% and 9.4% this year due to the current coronavirus pandemic.
It will take some weeks or even months until economists get a clear picture of the impact the current coronavirus epidemic will ultimately have on Slovakia's economy and public finances.
Kia Motors Slovakia is set to suspend car production at its plant outside Žilina for two weeks as of Monday, March 23.
Jaguar Land Rover will suspend car production at its new plant in Nitra as of Friday due to the coronavirus crisis, the plant's company relations manager Miroslava Remenarova announced on Wednesday.