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Slovakia is an ideal investment destination because of its political economic stability strengthened by the common European currency Euro, competitive taxation system tax, and availability of highly skilled and educated workforce offering the highest labour productivity in the CEE region with favourable labour costs.
Steadily growing infrastructure, large selection of industrial land and offices available for purchase or lease, harmonised investment incentives and high innovation potential for R&D projects are further assets of the country. Last but not least, the country has a favourable location in the heart of the Europe, between East and West, and between Poland, Hungary, Austria and the Czech Republic.
Slovakia offers great advantages to foreign investors: strategic location between East and West with great export potential, the common European currency Euro and eight lowest debt of GDP in the EU27. In 2010 Slovak economy recorded a 4% GDP growth, one of the highest in EU.
The country enjoys positive ratings from international rating companies and gained the best position among the CEE countries in World Bank’s Doing Business Report 2008 - 2013.
Currently the best investment opportunities are observed in sectors of R&D, Design & Innovation, Technology centres, ICT & SW development, BPO - Regional headquarters, High-tech sectors and Tourism centres. Additional opportunities can be found in the traditionally strong sectors with the growth potential in Slovakia: Machinery & Precision engineering, Automotive, Metallurgy & Metal processing, Electronics and Chemistry & Pharmacy.
The attraction of Slovak investment environment is proved by constantly raising number of foreign investors and volume of foreign direct investment in the country.