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Slovak Truckers Block Key Border Crossing Over Fuel Costs: CTK

Feb. 16, 2022, 10:55 AM

Dozens of trucks are blocking cargo transport at a key border crossing between Slovakia and the Czech Republic, with drivers demanding a cut in the excise tax on fuel, the CTK newswire reports, citing Slovak police.

  • Trucking companies are threatening to extend the protest to Slovakia’s border crossings with Hungary in the south and Poland in the north if the government refuses to negotiate with them
  • NOTE: Slovakia hasn’t introduced measures to ease the impact of high oil prices on transportation companies

To contact the reporter on this story:
Daniel Hornak in Bratislava at dhornak@bloomberg.net

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