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.
STA, 17 September 2018 – The Chinese firm Hisense, which acquired 95.4% in Gorenje earlier this year, has decided to squeeze out the remaining minority shareholders of the Slovenian household appliance maker. The group will delist Gorenje from the Ljubljana and Warsaw stock exchanges.
STA, 12 September 2018 - Telekom Slovenije, the state-owned telecoms incumbent, has agreed to pay EUR 50m to rival provider T-2 in a settlement of their long-running legal battle over abuse of dominant market position, several media have reported, citing unofficial sources. Telekom supervisors are to decide on the settlement on Thursday.
STA, 11 September 2018 - President Borut Pahor called for political stability and a social pact in Slovenia, as he opened the 51st International Trade Fair in Celje on Tuesday, along with some other guests, including Serbian Deputy Prime Minister Rasim Ljajić.
STA, 11 September 2018 - The future of tourism, Tourism 4.0, will be created using high-performing computers, believes Tomi Ilijaš, the founder and CEO of Arctur, a leading high performance computer provider in Central and Eastern Europe. The tourism of the future must be a driving force of positive change, panellists at the Bled Strategic Forum (BSF) agreed on Tuesday.