STA, 15 May 2018 - Average net pay in Slovenia in March amounted to EUR 1,083, which is 1.6% more nominally and 1.3% in real terms than in February. It was up by 2.6% compared to March 2017, the Statistics Office reported on Tuesday.
STA, 15 May 2018 - Taxes are at the centre of the campaign running up to the 3 June parliamentary election. Slovenia is likely to see fiscal policy changes in the future, according to answers that the parties have submitted to the STA showing that most of the parties want to cut taxes on labour and support a new real estate tax.
STA, 10 May 2018 - Slovenia exported EUR 7.5bn worth of goods in the first quarter of 2018, which is a 9.3% rise compared to the same period in 2017. Imports reached EUR 7.3bn or 9% more than a year ago. Trade surplus topped EUR 155m and the exports-to-imports ratio was 102%, the Statistics Office said on Thursday.
STA, 10 May 2018 - The number of vacancies and occupied jobs rose in the first quarter of 2018, putting Slovenia's job vacancy rate at 2.5%, the highest since 2008, data released by the national Statistics Office (SURS) on Thursday showed. This reflects employers' complaints that workers are hard to find.
STA, 9 May 2018 - Household appliance group Gorenje chose a strategic partner on Wednesday after receiving three binding bids the day before. The management announced it had chosen Chinese group Hisense, which offered EUR 12 per share. Based on the number of existing shares in late March, the deal will exceed EUR 146.5m for 50% plus one share.
STA, 9 May 2018 - Banka Slovenije generated EUR 70.7m in surplus last year, which is almost a quarter more than in 2016. As required by law, the central bank will transfer 25% of the amount or 17.7m to the state budget.
STA, 8 May 2018 - Household appliance maker Gorenje said it received three binding bids by potential strategic partners from Asia by today's deadline. It announced it will reveal more within a week, since it first needs to examine the bids with some of the major shareholders.
STA, 8 May 2018 - NEDO, a three-year smart technology project bringing together since November 2016 Slovenian grid operator ELES and NEDO, Japan's new energy and industrial technology development organisation, has entered a second phase in which the focus will be on smart communities.
STA, 8 May 2018 - Prices of diesel and regular petrol at the pump outside motorways increased at midnight Monday to hit the highest levels since November 2014 and July 2015, respectively.