Slovakia’s public deficit in 2015 was better than expected, improving by 0.26 percentage points, compared to a notification from the spring, to 2.71 per cent of GDP in the autumn, largely due to the improved collection of corporate taxes. “It’s worth it to be patient,” said Finance Minister Peter Kažimír, cited by the TASR newswire. […]More
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Czech and Slovak ministers of industry met in Prague in early June to discuss a key issue concerning them both: energy security and the possible risks that some gas deliveries could be undermined by Russia.