List of companies of Slovakia

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Location of Slovakia

Slovakia is a landlocked country in Central Europe.[1][2] The capital and largest city is Bratislava. The official language is Slovak.

Slovakia is a high-income advanced economy[3][4] with a very high Human Development Index,[5][6] a very high standard of living and performs favourably in measurements of civil liberties, press freedom, internet freedom, democratic governance and peacefulness. The country maintains a combination of market economy with universal health care and a comprehensive social security system. The country joined the European Union in 2004 and the Eurozone on 1 January 2009.[7] Slovakia is also a member of the Schengen Area, NATO, the United Nations, the OECD, the WTO, CERN, the OSCE, the Council of Europe and the Visegrád Group. The Slovak economy is one of the fastest growing economies in Europe and 3rd fastest in eurozone. Its legal tender, the Euro, is the world's 2nd most traded currency.[8] Although regional income inequality is high, 90% of citizens own their homes. In 2016, Slovak citizens had visa-free or visa-on-arrival access to 165 countries and territories, ranking the Slovak passport 11th in the world.[9] Slovakia is the world’s biggest per-capita car producer with a total of 1,040,000 cars manufactured in the country in 2016 alone.[10] The car industry represents 43 percent of Slovakia’s industrial output, and a quarter of its exports.

For further information on the types of business entities in this country and their abbreviations, see "Business entities in Slovakia".

Notable firms[edit]

This list includes notable companies with primary headquarters located in the country. The industry and sector follow the Industry Classification Benchmark taxonomy. Organizations which have ceased operations are included and noted as defunct.

     Active firms
     State-owned firms
     Defunct firms

Name Industry Sector Headquarters Founded Notes
Air Slovakia Consumer services Travel & leisure defunct airline
Cestné a Stavebné Mechanizmy Tisovec Industrials Defense defense manufacturing
Doprastav Industrials Construction & materials construction
Elnec Industrials Electronic equipment commercial electronics
ESET Technology Computer services IT security
Glass LPS Consumer goods Household goods glass products
Hotel Gate One Bratislava Consumer services Travel & leisure hotel
I.D.C. Holding Consumer goods Food & beverage confectionery
Istrobanka Financials Banks commercial bank, now owned by BAWAG
JJ Electronic Industrials General industries vacuum tubes
Komerční banka Bratislava Financials Banks commercial bank
Matador Consumer goods Automobiles tires
OFZ, Istebné, Basic materials Basic resources ferroalloys
Orange Slovensko Telecommunications Mobile telecommunications mobile network
Penta Financials Financial services investments
Poštová banka Financials Banks commercial bank
Šariš Brewery Consumer goods Food & beverage brewery
Slovak Airlines Consumer services Travel & leisure defunct airline
Slovak Telekom Telecommunications Fixed line telecommunications fixed line telecommunications
Slovalco Basic materials Basic resources aluminum
Slovart Music Consumer services Media music publisher
Slovenská pošta Industrials Industrial transportation state-owned post
Slovenská sporiteľňa Financials Banks commercial bank
Slovenské elektrárne Utilities Electricity electric utility
Slovenský plynárenský priemysel Oil & gas Oil & gas producers natural gas
Slovnaft Oil & gas Oil & gas producers oil refining
Sygic Technology Software off-line navigation
Tatra banka Financials Banks commercial bank
Telefónica Slovakia Telecommunications Mobile telecommunications mobile network
Topvar Consumer goods Food & beverage brewery
Transpetrol AS Industrials Industrial transportation oil transport
U.S. Steel Košice, Basic materials Basic resources steel
Vagónka Industrials Industrial transportation railway, shipping containers
Železničná spoločnosť Slovensko Industrials Industrial transportation state-owned railway
ZTS OSOS Industrials Defense armaments

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Austrian Foreign Ministry". Archived from the original on 16 June 2013. Retrieved 3 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "UNHCR regional classification". UNHCR. Retrieved 3 June 2013. 
  3. ^ "Country and Lending Groups". worldbank.org. Archived from the original on 2008-05-24. 
  4. ^ "Advanced economies". IMF. 14 September 2006. Retrieved 16 October 2010. 
  5. ^ Country and Lending Groups |Data Archived 2011-03-18 at the Wayback Machine.. Data.worldbank.org. Retrieved on 11 August 2014.
  6. ^ United Nations Development Programme: Human Development Report, 2014. undp.org.
  7. ^ "Kyiv Post. Independence. Community. Trust – World – Slovakia 16th country to adopt euro". Kyivpost.com. Archived from the original on 9 February 2011. Retrieved 22 May 2012. 
  8. ^ "Triennial Central Bank Survey: Report on global foreign exchange market activity in 2010" (PDF). Monetary and Economic Department. Bank for International Settlements: 12. December 2010. Retrieved 15 October 2011. 
  9. ^ "Global Ranking – Visa Restriction Index 2016" (PDF). Henley & Partners. Retrieved 27 February 2016. 
  10. ^ "Produkcia vozidiel aj v roku 2016 prekročila miliónovou hodnotu". Retrieved 10 March 2017.