STA, 16 July 2018 - A new collective bargaining agreement for retail workers was signed in Ljubljana on Monday. It stipulates that shops will no longer be open on holidays, bar some exceptions, while Sunday work will be paid more than it is now. Moreover, many employees will see their pay increase next year.
STA, 15 July 2018 - Companies have from now on 160 million euro at their disposal to co-finance investments into tourist infrastructure from a special credit fund.
STA, 13 July 2018 - Slovenia-based air carrier Adria Airways, which was acquired by the German 4K Invest in early 2016, has expanded its fleet with six new Saab 2000 planes, which puts the total number of its planes to 21, the highest ever. The six 50-seat airliners will be on lease from the US company Jetstream Aviation Capital.
STA, 13 July 2018 - Commenting on the Ljubljana real estate market in Friday's commentary, the business newspaper Finance says that the Statistics Office, the central bank and the Surveying and Mapping Authority (GURS) do not give sufficient data on the situation in a time when it seems that a new bubble is being inflated in the capital.
STA, 12 July 2018 - The European Commission's summer forecast, released on Thursday, projects Slovenia's GDP to grow by 4.4% in 2018 and by 3.5% in 2019, a downgrade of 0.2 and 0.1 percentage points respectively compared to the February forecast.
STA, 6 July 2018 - After three years of unsuccessful attempts to sell Tobačna City, a former cigarette plant in Ljubljana slated to be transformed into a housing and commercial development, the receiver of Imos-G has managed to find a buyer for the site. Austrian company RM Bauträger is to pay EUR 25m and has already deposited an advance.
STA, 5 July 2018 - Drug maker Krka posted a net profit of EUR 101.4m for the first half of the year, up 11%, on the back of sales that reached an all-time high of EUR 680.5m, an increase of 4% on the year before, the company revealed at Thursday's annual general meeting.