Slovakia battles to meet Kia land handover deadline


BRATISLAVA, July 30 (Reuters) - Slovakia may not be able to hand over on time a construction site for a one billion euro ($1.2 billion) car plant of South Korea's auto maker Kia Motors , the economy ministry said on Friday. The state has run into difficulty purchasing land for the Kia plant, which will be the new EU member's largest ever greenfield foreign project, as several landowners refused to accept the price offered by the state. The government has pledged to prepare the site for ...

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