STA, 20 June 2018 - Power distributor Elektro Ljubljana last year posted a EUR 14m net profit and made investments of EUR 33m, which is a slight improvement over 2016 and much more than planned, CEO Andrej Ribič told a press conference on Wednesday.
STA, 20 June 2018 - Car parts maker TPV signed a deal with BMW, deemed to be the biggest in the history of Slovenia's automotive industry. The Novo Mesto-located group will become the exclusive supplier of a structural chassis element for BMW cars. The project will create about 200 new jobs and production launch is expected in a few years.
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.
STA, 19 June 2018 - Petrol has adopted a strategy for 2018-2022 that envisages sales revenue for the energy group to rise to EUR 5.3bn and net profit to EUR 116m by 2022. This compares to EUR 4.5bn and EUR 81.1m in 2017. Investments in fixed assets are expected to total EUR 521m in the 2018-2022 period.
STA, 18 June 2018 - The business daily Finance expresses disagreement in Monday's editorial with regard to the inspections announced by the Financial Administration at IT companies, which are believed to be employing large numbers of workers as sole proprietors instead of signing regular labour contracts.
STA, 13 June 2018 - Workers from Croatia will apparently get free access to the Slovenian labour market on 1 July because the parliament was dissolved before discussing the outgoing government's proposal to extend the restrictions.
STA, 13 June 2018 - Companies in Slovenia can from now on submit electronic applications for a single permit for residence and work of foreigners in Slovenia via the business portal SPOT. The Public Administration Ministry says that this will save time and money both for the applicants and administrative units.
STA, 11 June 2018 - The police are conducting searches at more than 20 bank offices and private homes on Monday to gather evidence against a crime ring that is suspected of defrauding banks.
STA, 11 June 2018 - Companies operating in Slovenia last year paid out a total of EUR 734m in dividends, which is 8.3% more than in 2016. More than half (53%) of the sum was paid out by financial companies, while the general government sector was the biggest receiver, the Statistics Office said on Monday.
STA, 8 June 2018 - Japan's Panasonic has accepted the takeover bid by Hisense Luxembourg Holding of the Chinese group Hisense and is to sell its entire 10.74% stake in Gorenje, the Slovenian household appliances maker announced in a press release on Friday.