Slovakia industrial production growth eases in May 

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Slovakia's industrial production grew a working day adjusted 36.7% year-on-year in May, after a 69.1% growth in April, data from the Slovak Statistical Office (SÚSR) showed on Friday.

Among the main industrial groups, manufacturing output grew 43.2% yearly in May and production of electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply grew 9%.

Meanwhile, production of mining and quarrying declined 2.7%. On a seasonally adjusted basis, industrial production fell 2.4% monthly in May.

In a separate report, the Bratislava-based statistics agency said that the country's construction output advanced 4.4% annually in May, following an 8.4% jump in the previous month. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, construction activity shrank by 1.7%. 

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