Ministry of Economy of the Slovak Republic

Ministerstvo hospodárstva Slovenskej republiky
Contact: Dr. Juraj Miškov Minister
Telephone: 421 (0) 2 4854 7002, 421 (0) 2 4854 7003
Fax: 421 (0) 2 4342 3949
Contact: Martin Chren State Secretary
Telephone: 421 (0) 2 4854 7104, 421 (0) 2 4854 7204
Fax: 421 (0) 2 4333 6489


Mierová 19, 827 15 Bratislava, Slovakia
421 (0) 2 4854 1111
421 (0) 2 4333 7827

The Ministry of Economy of the Slovak Republic is a central body of state administration of the Slovak Republic for: (i) industry with the exception of the food industry, construction products and manufacture of construction materials; (ii) power engineering inclusive nuclear fuel management and storage of nuclear waste; (iii) heat and gas manufacture; (iv) exploitation and treatment of solid fuels, exploitation of oil and natural gas, exploitation of ore and non-metallic resources and searching, survey and exploitation of radioactive materials; (v) support of small and medium-size businesses; (vi) policy related to creation of business environment and support of business environment; (vii) domestic trade, foreign trade, tourist trade and consumer protection; (viii) protection and the use of mineral resources inclusive chief supervision of protection and the use of mineral deposits; (ix) chief supervision of health and safety protection at work and safety running in mining, in activities performed in productive mine and at the use of explosives; (x) hallmarking and precious stones testing; (xi) inspection of a ban on development, manufacture, storage, the use and trade with chemical weapons and precursors required for manufacturing them; (xii) co-ordination and methodical guiding of fulfilment of duties in economic mobilisation; and (xiii) privatisation of state property and for administration of state property in business environment.

The Ministry contributes to creation of the unified state policy of the Slovak Republic, to the extent of its responsibilities and competences it exercises state administration and fulfils further tasks stipulated in laws and other generally binding legal regulations. To the extent of its defined responsibilities and competences, the Ministry is also liable for defence issues and formation of conditions favourable for implementation of requirements for ensuring the preparations for defence and security.

To the extent of its defined competences, the Ministry is also responsible to covenant the international agreements and treaties, to develop bilateral contacts and relations between the countries and international co-operation inclusive the tasks resulting for the Slovak Republic from both the international treaties and conventions and its membership in the international organisations. The Ministry inspects the issues in the matters subjected to the extent of its competences, it analyses the achievements and results and takes the measures to solve the topical issues. It processes the concepts aimed at development of tasks it is entrusted with and at solving the fundamental issues to be submitted to the Government of the Slovak Republic. It exercises due diligence in legal matters subjected to the extent of its competence, it develops the Bills and drafts of other general binding legal regulations, it takes care of complying with lawfulness to the extent of its competences.