Ljubljana, Agrokor face off over Mercator retail chain

bne IntelliNews July 18, 2017

Ljubljana challenges crisis managers in attempt to protect local retail chain Mercator against fallout from Agrokor debt crisis.

Slovenia to sue European Commission as Teran wine dispute escalates

bne IntelliNews July 18, 2017

Slovenian agriculture minister says decision to allow Croatian wine producers to use the Teran name under certain conditions "opens Pandora's box" for other protected designations of origin to be challenged in the EU.

V4, Baltic and SEE states clock up strong new car registrations growth in H1

bne IntelliNews July 16, 2017

Growth in most Central and Southeast European member states outstrips modest 4.7% average increase in demand seen across the EU.

Growth potential of CEE and SEE halved in crisis decade, says IMF official

bne IntelliNews July 13, 2017

Fund’s Europe head warns rapid outflows of skilled workers, ageing workforce and political turmoil are adding to dilemma.

Sharp population declines reported in Baltic states, Southeast Europe

Akin Nazli in Belgrade July 12, 2017

Lithuania leads the population decline in the Baltic states and Southeast Europe, as overall EU population makes modest increase.

Imports grow faster than exports in Slovenia

bne IntelliNews July 11, 2017

Slovenia maintains a trade surplus in January-May, despite 13.8% hike in imports.

Farmers go organic in Slovenia

bne IntelliNews July 5, 2017

Organic farming has great potential in Slovenia as farms are relatively small and the country is close to European markets that put a premium on organic produce.

Slovenian activists to force referendum on €1.4bn Koper-Divaca railway expansion

bne IntelliNews June 22, 2017

Project to expand line between Adriatic port and inland rail hub Divaca becomes hot political issue ahead of 2018 general election.