STA, 1 October 2018 - The Financial Administration (FURS), which announced stepped up measures targeting a surge in undeclared vacation rentals at the end of last year, issued a total of EUR 237,000 in fines and charged EUR 230,000 in additional tax by the end of August.
STA, 29 September 2018 - The Celje District Court ordered the Abanka bank to repay two junior bondholders who were wiped out in the bank bailout in late 2013 and 2014 in what is the first ruling in cases brought against banks following the bail-in. Abanka has appealed the ruling, according to a report by the newspaper Delo.
STA, 28 September 2018 - The general government generated a surplus of EUR 151m or 1.3% of GDP in the second quarter, the highest quarterly surplus in 19 years. This is the fifth consecutive quarter with a surplus, the Statistics Office said on Friday. Consolidated general government gross debt decreased to 72.8% of GDP.
STA, 27 September - Prime Minister Marjan Šarec told managers gathered for their annual conference in Portorož that his government cared about the economy. "Our doors will always be open to you," he said, appealing for dialogue.
STA, 25 September 2018 - Real estate prices continued to rise in the second quarter of the year, but data released by the Statistics Office on Tuesday also show that the lowest number of new housing units on record have been sold in this period.
STA, 24 September 2018 - Scottish sawmiller BSW Timber expects to have all permits for the construction of a EUR 41m facility in Gomilsko near Celje in the coming months and launch production in 2020 as scheduled. The company's commercial director Alex Brownlie told the STA the chance of administrative delays had been factored into the original timeline.
STA, 22 September 2018 - Gorenje chairman Franjo Bobinac has told the newspaper Večer that after the takeover by China's Hisense, the household appliance maker remains a Slovenian company with headquarters in Velenje. He said that Hisense had great plans about growth of Gorenje, which meant a bigger production capacity and more jobs.
STA, 18 September - Several land transactions made by the Bank Assets Management Company (BAMC) are under police investigation and subject to an audit, including the sale of land for a plant of the Japanese Sumitomo Rubber Industries, news portal Siol.net reported on Tuesday. BAMC later said it was not a suspect and was cooperating with the investigators.
STA, 18 September 2018 - Slovenian economists have told the STA that the trade dispute between the US and China could, with new tariffs, hurt export-oriented European economies due to a potential drop in volume of global trade, adding that Slovenia could also feel the negative consequences indirectly.