STA, 30 August 2018 - After acquiring the household appliances manufacturer Gorenje, China's Hisense is planning to build a TV manufacturing plant in Velenje, Slovenia, in an investment that Gorenje CEO Franjo Bobinac says will create several hundred new jobs.
STA, 30 August 2018 - The Slovenia-based air carrier Adria Airways reported on Thursday an 8.6% rise in passenger numbers for the first half of the year.
STA, 29 August 2018 - The national motorway company, DARS, reported on Wednesday EUR 64.9m in net profit for the first six months, a 6% year-on-year increase. Revenue also increased by 6% to EUR 225.2m.
STA, 28 August 2018 - Slovenian banks generated EUR 322.9m in pre-tax profit in the first half of the year, a 26.5% year-on-year increase. Profit after taxes was up 25.3% to EUR 295.7m. The total assets of the banking system rose by more than EUR 0.5bn to EUR 38.5bn, shows Banka Slovenije's report released on Tuesday.
STA, 28 August 2018 - Analysing the new coalition agreement, the business paper Finance takes particular issue with the plan to "include personal revenue from capital and rents into the base for calculating personal income tax". "Šarec's people feel entitled to up to 50% of your gains even though they contributed noting and took on no risk," the paper says on Tuesday.
STA, 27 August 2018 - The Slovenian-based bitcoin-mining marketplace NiceHash has so far managed to reimburse its clients 60% of some 4,700 bitcoins stolen in a hack last December, which at the time were worth some EUR 56m.
STA, 24 August 2018 - Household appliance maker Gorenje reported on Friday a 3.5% drop in half-year sales revenue at group level to EUR 602.3m and a net profit of EUR 400,000, which is about a tenth of that in the same period last year.
STA, 22 August 2018 - Two unselected bidders for the construction of the Slovenian section of the second tube of the Karavanke motorway tunnel between Slovenia and Austria have filed for a review of the pick of a Turkish contractor for the job. This will effectively delay the start of the work by at least a few months.
STA, 20 August 2018 - The new government plans to pursue the goal of sustainable public finances and respect the fiscal rule, but also lower income tax and increase the contributions paid by employers, according to information obtained by the STA. The strategy for managing state investments will be overhauled.
STA, 20 August 2018 – TAB, the Mežica-based maker of vehicle and stationary batteries, announced on Monday that its talks with the South African battery maker Metair Investments on a potential strategic tie-up had been suspended. Metair reportedly decided to focus on optimisation of its existing companies due to exchange rate volatility in South Africa and Turkey.