BMW considering a new plant in Košice
German car maker BMW is considering building a new plant near Košice, according to sources of the Sme daily. The Economy Ministry is allegedly preparing the expropriation of 250 ha of land in an industrial park in the Haniska village near Košice. Minister Peter Žiga (Smer) would not comment on the information; he only confirmed talks with several potential investors, including from the automotive sector. BMW confirmed it is considering building a new plant, but declined to comment on specific locations.