Slovnaft with lower profit
Bratislava-based crude oil refinery Slovnaft posted an 8% drop in net profit to €146.7m and its sales rose 16% to €3.421bn last year. Crude oil processing volume fell 3% to 5.6m tons. The growth in sales stemmed from higher prices of fuels and plastics. Fuel sales were up 7% in financial terms. Investment rose by a fifth to €118m.