German Investments Key to Slovak Economy

The Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs welcomed around 120 German investors that already operate in Slovakia at a special seminar with state officials devoted to German investments yesterday.

photo (c) Tibor Macak, The Daily.SK

Foreign minister Miroslav Lajcak expressed his appreciation for German investors, underlining Volkswagen, for helping Slovakia develop “its success story”, adding that the a strategic goal of the government was to increase the country’s attractiveness as a destination for investments. Lajcak said the government’s policy focuses particularly on a knowledge economy, science and applied research, or hi-tech industries with higher added value.

The event was also attended by Prime Minister Robert Fico, who said: “I would especially like to thank the German investors who are active in Slovakia, for their important contribution to the economic growth of the Slovak Republic.” The prime minister also said that forecasts put Slovakia among the top countries in terms of economic growth in the EU in 2015.


  1. Rumour has it that the Deutsch Menschen were so impressed with BnM that he has been offered a permanent spot at a well known Berlin stand -up comedy club – Der kleine Mann mit dem roten Gesicht war so lustig!

  2. Now if we can only get the locals to think like Germans.

    1. What with that arrogant bosh leather hossen, thigh slapping and goose stepping you mean ?

      The German`s only come here and invest, because the cost base is lower for production ….so Herr Fico thank them for making you Slowvaks, their cheap paid slaves …What a cretin .

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