The Slovak Investment and Trade Development Agency (SARIO) is a government-funded allowance organization that works under the supervision of the Ministry of Economy of the Slovak Republic. SARIO’s primary objective is to improve the standard of living of Slovak citizens by increasing employment and reducing regional disparities.
The mission of SARIO is to promote growth and economic development, and improve the quality of life in Slovakia.
SARIO works actively to make the Slovak Republic a country with a well developed economy and an educated population with a high quality of life. In order to achieve these goals, SARIO utilises valuable contacts both in Slovakia and abroad.
-Applying an effective framework for the support of foreign investors and increasing the portion of investors with high value-added production.
-Supporting such export activities of Slovak enterprises that would significantly increase the turnover of Slovak foreign trade.
After the first international award for SARIO, the ‘European IPA Award‘ of 2003, the international prestige of foreign investment’ services delivered by the Slovak Investment and Trade Development Agency was recognized again in 2007 when SARIO won ‘Best European Investment Agency Award for High-Tech‘ at the World Investment Conference in La Baule (France).