|Area:||20,273 sq km|
|Time zone:||GMT/UTC +1|
|International membership:||EU, NATO, OECD|
|International domain suffix:||.si|
|Country calling code:||+386|
|Language:||Slovenian, Italian and Hungarian (in ethnically mixed regions)|
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Kočevje, 09 December (STA) - Just seven months after launching production in Kočevje, Yaskawa Europe Robotics has purchased land to expand production at the site. The 4.5-hectare plot was sold by the municipality for EUR 740,000 under an agreement signed on Monday.
Ljubljana, 08 December (STA) - International trade in goods and services remained Slovenia's most important cross-border economic activity in 2018. The country was very well integrated in international merchandise trade, but fared worse in services, show the latest data released by the Statistics Office.
Ljubljana, 05 December (STA) - NKBM bank has received clearance from the Competition Protection Agency to acquire rival Abanka. The EUR 444 million transaction will be completed once the banking regulator has okayed the deal as well.
SPIRIT Slovenia public agency has again this year awarded the best foreign investors, who have produced exceptional results in the past year and contributed to the development of the Slovenian economy.
According to an annual survey among German investors in central and Eastern Europe, Slovenia is the most attractive location for research and development investments in the region. Overall, German investors place Slovenia as the fifth most attractive country in Central and Eastern Europe.
Yusen Logistics has opened a branch in Slovenia, anticipating an increase of traffic from the Far East. With the free trade agreement between Japan and the European Union, as well as the growing number of investments by Japanese companies in production capacities in Slovenia and nearby countries, the signs are there that investments will, indeed, intensify.