Slovenia Ranks 7th in EU for Exports as Share of GDP, 8th in Minimum Wage

By , 20 Jun 2018, 09:16 AM Business
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STA, 19 June 2018 - Slovenia's exports of goods and services last year matched 82% of the country's GDP, which puts the country 7th among EU countries by exports as percentage of GDP. Imports represented nearly 73%, which ranks Slovenia 10th in the EU. 

Luxembourg as a financial capital topped the list of EU countries with exports reaching 230% of its GDP and imports 194%. Italy trailed the list at 31% and 28%, respectively, according to the Statistical Portrait of Slovenia in the International Community released by the Slovenian Statistics Office (PDF here).

Data from the publication also show that Slovenia ranked 8th in terms of the statutory minimum wage, at EUR 843 gross in 2018.

Bulgaria has the lowest gross minimum monthly wage, at EUR 261, and Luxembourg has the highest, at EUR 1,999. The minimum wage is fixed by law in Denmark, Cyprus, Austria, Italy, Finland and Sweden.

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