07 May 2018, 14:45 PM

STA, 7 May 2018 - The number of unemployed registered with Slovenia's Employment Service dropped below the 80,000 mark in April, the lowest seen for the past nine years. 

04 May 2018, 10:27 AM

STA, 4 May 2018 - The Slovenian government has assessed the EU Commission's proposal for the 2021-2027 EU budget framework as ambitious, noting that the overall amount is comparable to the current multi-year budget despite Brexit. It has, however, warned about what it believes are excessive cuts of rural development funds. 

03 May 2018, 17:03 PM

STA, 3 May 2018 - Slovenia is in the second place among the Council of Europe (CoE) members in the number of recommendations from the Group of States against Corruption (GRECO), the CoE's anti-corruption monitoring body. With 21 recommendations, it trails only Armenia with 24, according to the latest annual report by GRECO (PDF), published on Thursday. 

03 May 2018, 13:18 PM

STA, 3 May - The European Commission has further upgraded Slovenia's growth outlook in its spring forecast, by 0.5 points to 4.7% for this year. In 2019, the country's GDP is to expand by 3.6%, up 0.1 point from the February forecast. Both figures are significantly above the eurozone average. 

02 May 2018, 08:50 AM

STA, 1 May 2018 - Economic situation in Slovenia has improved but not because of the government, according to Marjan Trobiš, the president of the Employers' Association (Združenje delodajalcev Slovenije, ZDS, the Association of Employers of Slovenia). He believes the country will not be able to sustain the positive business trends without foreign workforce. 

01 May 2018, 09:44 AM

STA, 1 May 2018 - As Slovenia celebrated Labour Day with bonfires on the eve of 1 May, trade unions have denounced precarious forms of employment while warning that more than 50,000 workers in the country do not earn enough and live in poverty. 

30 Apr 2018, 10:02 AM

STA, 29 April 2018 - The Slovenian subsidiary of the global logistics company Kuehne + Nagel has acquired a certification for pharmaceutical logistics in Slovenia as a key step for the launch of a EUR 50m logistic complex in the vicinity of Ljubljana airport. 

27 Apr 2018, 13:32 PM

STA, 27 April 2018 - Slovenian households increased their financial assets at a faster rate than debt last year, which resulted in the surplus of assets rising by EUR 1.1bn from 2016 to EUR 29.2bn, data from the central bank show. 

26 Apr 2018, 12:06 PM

STA, 26 April 2018 - The group around retailer Mercator recorded a EUR 184m net loss in 2017, largely due to real estate impairments resulting from a new accounting policy and amounting to EUR 145.8m. Adjusting for the negative effect of one-off events, the group wrapped up last year with a EUR 6m profit, the company's report says. 

26 Apr 2018, 09:42 AM

STA, 25 April 2018 – More than 14,000 Slovenian tax residents have bank accounts abroad, according to data available to the Financial Administration (FURS). Some of them are tax debtors and some report income that ranks them in the lowest income tax bracket. The record holder among the latter has EUR 7.6m stashed away in an overseas account. 

25 Apr 2018, 13:13 PM

STA, 25 April 2018 – South Korean gaming company Nexon is keen on buying Slovenian-owned Bitstamp, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in Europe, for a reported 350 million US dollars, Business Insider reported on Wednesday. 

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