Články / Economics and politics

Death of Jozef Chovanec discussed in Brussels

Death of Jozef Chovanec discussed in Brussels

Police violence is unacceptable and should always be investigated, said MEPs in a debate on Tuesday, calling for more transparency and scrutiny in law enforcement.

Unemployment rate down to 7.43 percent in September

Unemployment rate down to 7.43 percent in September

The registered unemployment rate in Slovakia amounted to 7.43 percent in September, following the 7.60 percent seen in August, Labour Minister Milan Krajniak (We Are Family) reported on Monday.

Sulik vs Matovic: Part 2

Sulik vs Matovic: Part 2

The skirmishes between Prime Minister Igor Matovic (OLaNO) and First Deputy Prime Minister and Economy Minister Richard Sulik (Freedom and Solidarity/SaS) continued on Thursday, with Sulik responding t ...

Experts praise clarity of new Slovak state budget

Experts praise clarity of new Slovak state budget

On Wednesday, the Slovak Government greenlighted the 2021-23 Public Administration Budget. In regard to the budget, Finance Minister Eduard Heger praised other ministers for approaching the theme of bu ...

IMF expects Slovak economy to drop by 7,1% this year

IMF expects Slovak economy to drop by 7,1% this year

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has reported in its latest World Economic Outlook report that the Slovak economy is expected to mark a significant drop this year, followed by an economic revival next year.

Cabinet passes budget draft, Deficit of 7.5% of GDP expected in 2021

Cabinet passes budget draft, Deficit of 7.5% of GDP expected in 2021

Slovakia's general government deficit is expected to reach 7.44 percent of the country's gross domestic product next year, somewhat down from the 9.68 percent of GDP estimated for 2020, according to a budget draft for 2021-23 approved by the Cabinet on Wednesday.

Far-right leader sentenced to 4 years in prison

Far-right leader sentenced to 4 years in prison

The head of the far-right People's Party Our Slovakia (LSNS), Marian Kotleba, who was found guilty of the crime of supporting and promoting groups aimed at suppressing fundamental rights and freedoms, and has now been sentenced to 4 year and 4 months in prison, was expecting a not-guilty verdict.