Slovakia – Factors To Watch on April 1

 BRATISLAVA, April 1 (Reuters) - Here are news stories, press
reports and events to watch which may affect Slovak financial
markets on Friday.
 
 JAN-MARCH STATE BUDGET DATA
 The finance ministry will publish central state budget data
for the January-March period, 0800 GMT
 
 PARLIAMENT SESSION
 The parliament will continue its session, no major economic
items on agenda.
 
 HONEYWELL TO BUILD NEW TURBOCHARGER PLANT IN SLOVAKIA
 Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it will invest in
a new turbocharger manufacturing facility in Presov,  Slovakia.
The new plant will initially produce turbochargers for light
vehicle and light vehicle commercial vehicle applications and is
expected to be operational by 2012.
 [ID:nnPnLA74670] related news [RTRS-PRN-CEEU-EMRG-LEN]
 
 BRIEF-DEXIA SAYS FINALISES THE SALE OF SLOVAK SUBSIDIARY
 Dexia SA (DEXI.BR: Quote, Profile, Research): Says finalizes the sale of its
subsidiary Dexia banka Slovensko to Penta [ID:nLDE6AA0FG]
 [ID:nWEA2211] related news [RTRS-BANK-SK-LEN]
 
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  Real-time economic data releases....................(ECONSK: Quote, Profile, Research)
  Previous stories on Slovak data.............[SK-RTRS-LEN-ECI]
  Overview of economic data and forecasts.......... (SK/ECON04: Quote, Profile, Research)
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 GERMAN COMPANIES TO CREATE 10,000 NEW JOBS
 German companies expected to create some 10,000 new jobs at
its Slovak units this year, welcoming planned changes aimed to
boost the labour market flexibility making Slovakia a more
attractive investment spot, a survey by investors showed.
 Hospodarske noviny, page 1
 
 HEWLETT PACKARD WANTS TO HIRE NEW WORKERS
 The U.S. Hewlett-Packard Co.(HPQ.N: Quote, Profile, Research) said it wants to hire
hundreds of new workers to boost its Slovak unit to around 2,000
by the end of the year. The company operates a service centre
for the region in the central European country.
 Hospodarske noviny, page 1
 
 SLOVAK KIA LURES NEXT INVESTOR 
 Spain company Grupo Antoliny, a supplier of South Korean car
maker Kia Motor (000270.KS: Quote, Profile, Research), wants to build an assembly plant
with 120 jobs near Kia's Slovak unit in northern town of Zilina,
a ministry report showed.
 Hospodarske noviny, page 15
 
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 (Compiled by Petra Kovacova and Martin Santa in Bratislava)

Slovakia – Factors To Watch on April 1