Slovakia – Factors To Watch on Aug 19

BRATISLAVA, Aug 19 (BestGrowthStock) – Here are news stories, press
reports and events to watch which may affect Slovak financial
markets on Thursday.

FIRST GAS AUCTION

Slovakia’s dominant gas firm SPP has arranged the country’s
first auction of natural gas at which it plans to sell supplies
for 2011 and potentially the following two years, it said on
Wednesday.

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POLISH ROAD BID

A consortium led by Poland’s Polimex (MOSD.WA: ) has placed
the lowest offer to build a portion of the A-4 motorway in
southeast Poland for 2.2 billion zlotys ($718.7 million), the
building company said on Wednesday.

Pending any appeals, the group, which also includes
Slovakia’s Doprastav, is expected to be awarded the state
contract. The construction is scheduled to last 21 months.

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DIVIDEND TAX

Prime Minister Iveta Radicova is looking to open discussion
on taxing paid dividends.

http://ekonomika.sme.sk/c/5511997/odvody-sa-mozno-budu-platit-aj-z-dividend.html

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Slovakia – Factors To Watch on Aug 19