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A Quarter of Slovak Farmers Uses Agricultural Catastrophe Insurance and Crop Insurance

20 December 2016, Bratislava

Insurance is currently used by a quarter of Slovak agricultural holdings and cooperatives, the most often used is catastrophe insurance and crop insurance. Six of the ten directors of agricultural companies are at least partially satisfied with the work of insurance companies and liquidators. However, most respondents complain about high cost of insurance. It results from the Quarterly Analysis of Slovak Agriculture Q4/2016 processed by the CEEC Research, the analyst firm in cooperation with the O.M.C. Invest.

Autumn Meeting of Hoteliers 2016 and Professional Conference HORECA took place in October

On 18 and 19 October 2016 in the premises of Grand Hotel Bellevue in Horný Smokovec, the Autumn Meeting of Hoteliers and Representatives of the HoReCa sector was held under the auspices of the Slovak Association of Hotels and Restaurants (AHR SR). The Conference was attended by 278 people and 32 exhibitor companies. This event was attended by Ing. Matej Kožík, Director and Michal Gábor, Hotel Manager of Kalvín Restaurant & Pension.

The Grand Opening of Two New Premises of O.M.C. Invest Company Took Place In December

 

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This year, when O.M.C. Invest celebrates its jubilee 10th birthday, the last quarter brought a pair of exceptional achievements besides the cold winter days. They represented the opening of new offices and a showroom for a new project Elihome.sk dealing with interior accessories and present project Kalvín Wood aiming to furniture production. On 12 December 2016, Ružinov District of Bratislava obtained another quality shopping place. 

Minister Érsek and European Commissioner Šefčovič spoke at the Meeting of the Leaders of the Slovak Construction Industry 2016/H2

20 October, Bratislava

On Monday, 17 October, key meeting of Leaders of the Slovak construction industry 2016/H2 took place in the congress hall of SLSP, which was attended by more than 400 representatives of the most important Slovak construction, design and development companies. At the meeting, where the O.M.C. Invest company held the role of exclusive developer partner, spoke Árpád Érsek, Minister of Transport, Construction and Regional Development; Maroš Šefčovič, Vice-President of the European Commission and European Commissioner for Energy Union; Juraj Valent, CEO of the National Highway Company; Zita Táborská, Chairperson of the public contracts and many others. "Construction is an important component of the economy of each country. Therefore it should be well planned, so as investments that come from the state to companies flow continuously and do not threaten employment of this sector," comments Mário Červenka, CEO, O.M.C. Invest development company.

Annual Meeting of Major Companies Managers of Slovak Association of Wood Processors

High Tatras again welcomed the Slovak Association of Wood Processors and its Members, including Kalvín Wood division, directly in hotel Patria in order to take stock of the action of 2016.

Each member section started with its internal assessment of the condition. Furniture section, which also includes Kalvín Wood, addressed the issue of co-option election of a new Vice-chairman and a Board Member of furniture manufacturers. Two companies were proposed, namely Hranipex a.s. on behalf of Mgr. Blizňák and O.M.C. Inest spol. s r.o., represented by Bc. Tomáš Rožič. The general meeting of Association resumed after finalizing the negotiations of Member Sections.

Slovak Agriculture Awaits Production Decline

4 October, Bratislava

Slovak agricultural performance will decrease this and further year, and forecasts of representatives of enterprises engaged in livestock production are pessimistic. Also sales decline is expected by directors of agricultural companies. The average capacity of agricultural holdings was at 83 percent in August 2016. The market share growth is expected by a fifth of companies this year. This results from the Quarterly analysis of Slovak agriculture Q3/2016 processed by the analyst firm CEEC Research in cooperation with the O.M.C. Invest.

Slovak entrepreneurs can participate in the renewal of the Silk Road

On 24 October 2016 in Bratislava, Slovak and Chinese businessmen discussed trade and investment opportunities of the use of the Silk Road, within the business trip of the representatives of Chinese companies led by Lu Jianzhong, the vice president of China Chamber of International Commerce and the President of the Silk Road Chamber of International Commerce. At the conference, O.M.C. Invest company was represented by Dominika Kucharovičová, development manager.

Half of the Slovak Farmers Is Struggling With a Lack of Graduents from Job Industry

26 September, Bratislava

With the development of agricultural production, three quarters of agricultural companies do not intend to hire new employees. However more than a half of them lack graduents. The main reason, according to directors of agricultural companies, is disinterest among young people about agricultural professions, while a lack of skilled labor is considered a significant limit for the future by three-quarters of them. This results from the Quarterly analysis of Slovak agriculture Q3/2016 processed by the analyst firm CEEC Research in cooperation with the O.M.C. Invest.

Excessive Regulation Has a Negative Effect on Business Activities

Present, but also the future of the European Union, positives and negatives of the current trends were the main topics of the conference "The European Union - what unites us and what divides us."The event was held on 17 October 2016 in Bratislava and organized by the Slovak Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) in cooperation with the Foundation to Promote Education and Ecology and the Enterprise Europe Network. The conference was also attented by Mário Červenka, CEO and Stanislav Švajčík, CFO of O.M.C. Invest. 

Farmers Record Almost a Fifth Volume of Issued Invoices Past Due

3 Oktober, Bratislava

Poor payment behaviour of customers is also reflected in agriculture, where companies and cooperatives record an average of 17 percent of the volume of invoices past due. Even so, seven out of ten agricultural holding directors believe that there has been no deterioration compared to last year. Inspite of this fact, companies dealing with livestock production have greater difficulties. This results from the Quarterly analysis of Slovak agriculture Q3/2016 processed by the analyst firm CEEC Research in cooperation with the O.M.C. Invest.