Slovenia is the only East European country among the top 10 in terms of gains to GDP per capita due to globalisation, a study from German foundation Bertelsmann finds.
Only essential payments will be made by the outgoing administration after the June 3 general election precipitated a deep political crisis with no immediate prospect of a new government being formed.
EBRD economist highlights sharp rise in corporate indebtedness especially in foreign currencies, putting economies at risk from a currency depreciation or growth slowdown.
The Slovenian government was the top recipient of dividends from local companies in 2017, taking 38% of the total €734mn.
Industrial production growth has accelerated in recent years and the trend is expected to continue in 2018.
Over 100,000 Italians arrived in neighbouring Slovenia in April amid a steady rise in the numbers visiting the Adriatic country.
Rising electricity prices have contributed to the gradual rise in consumer prices in Slovenia recently.
Janez Jansa's rightwing SDS took the largest share of the vote in Slovenia's general election but the former prime minister will be unable to form a government unless he can strike a deal with Marjan Sarec.
New data shows soaring numbers of adults with a bank account in several Eurasian nations but the percentage of the population with an account in the wider region varied hugely from 98% in Estonia and Slovenia to just 29% in Azerbaijan.
Failure to communicate his government’s economic achievements led to Cerar’s slump in the polls, but likely handover of power to rightwing SDS leader Janez Jansa is not expected to disrupt Slovenia’s burgeoning prosperity.
Consumer prices in Slovenia will likely keep increasing mainly thanks to higher salaries and the improved employment rate.
Warsaw says changes that will see Poland losing €19.5bn in EU funding in 2021-2027 are “unacceptable”, as Brussels shifts focus from GDP per capita to youth unemployment, climate and integration of migrants.
Controversial ex-prime minister’s party leads the polls ahead of Slovenia’s June 3 election as PM Miro Cerar’s popularity slumps.
Local sawmill operators fear they will be put out of business after the UK’s largest integrated forestry company opens its new mill in 2020.