STA, 3 September 2018 - There were a total of 8,053 foreign-owned non-financial companies in Slovenia in 2016, which generated 27.3% of the total added value in the sector, up a percentage point compared to the year before, the Statistics Office reported on Monday.
STA, 3 September 2018 - The average increase in consumer prices in Slovenia between 2000 and 2017 was just below 64%, according to a report from Eurostat released on Monday. In this respect, Slovenia trails only six countries in the EU.
STA, 3 September 2018 - The new coalition's plans over capital gains tax have fuelled an acrimonious row in Slovenia after an MP for the Left (Levica) threatened businessmen with nationalisation. In return, these urged response from officials.
STA, 31 August 2018 - The group around port operator Luka Koper posted EUR 35m in net profit in the first half of the year, or 27% more year-on-year, the core company announced on Friday, noting that the result included EUR 9.1m in received compensation. Net sales revenues were meanwhile up by 5% to EUR 113m.
STA, 31 August 2018 - Driven by external trade, Slovenia's economy expanded by 3.8% in the second quarter over the same period a year ago, while the seasonally adjusted GDP rose by 4.3% year-on-year and by 0.8% from the previous quarter, the Statistics Office (SURS) reported.
STA, 30 August 2018 - Responding to tax policy changes announced in the new coalition agreement, successful exhaust maker Akrapovič said on Thursday it would immediately spend its entire accumulated profit on dividends and investments in "more predictable business environments".
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.