|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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The Yusen Logistics official that attended the opening of the company's Koper branch office on Friday was Takeshi Kondo, chief regional officer of Europe region, and not Yusen Logistics CEO Kenji Mizushima as incorrectly reported in the 4th paragraph of the STA copy of 11 October. A correct report follows.Koper, 15 October (STA) - Yusen Logistics, a Japanese supply chain logistics company, opened on Friday its subsidiary in the coastal town of Koper, thus becoming the first Japanese freight forwarder in Slovenia. The launch is an important step for the port operator Luka Koper as well since it promotes the transport route via Koper.
Ljubljana, 14 October (STA) - The Ljubljana-based company Aquafilslo last year generated EUR 246.54 million in sales revenue, down 9% compared to 2017, and net profit was also slightly down. Announcing the results, it said the first half of 2018 had suggested a record result, but the situation on the marked had deteriorated thereafter.
Krško, 14 October (STA) - The Czech government is reportedly selling Vipap Videm Krško, the largest Slovenian paper producer, to a holding owned by a team of private investors from the Czech Republic. The company is struggling with red figures and the sale is unavoidable, with the new owner expected to carry on with financial and business restructuring.
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.
This year's factory of the year award, given out by the Slovenian daily Finance, was won by Ljubljanske Mlekarne (Ljubljana Dairy company).
This year’s Expo Real in Munich has put a big emphasis on innovation and digitization which was set in the new hall A3 - NOVA³, where a Slovenian start-up AgiliCity was also presented as part of the Tech Alley Startups. The company was among the five finalists in the Next City Solutions award.