Slovenia

Slovenia plans region's longest-tenor Eurobond

bne IntelliNews January 26, 2021

Slovenia plans to issue a new Eurobond with maturity of 60 years, the finance ministry announced weeks after tapping the international market with a €1.75bn 10-year Eurobond.

Slovenian crypto payment system enters Thai market

bne IntelliNews January 26, 2021

Payment via Eligma's GoCrypto system now possible in Bangkok launderette as it pursues global expansion.

Slovenia’s economic sentiment indicator up 2.2 pp m/m in January

bne IntelliNews January 25, 2021

All indicators except for real estate rose in monthly terms in January.

Slovenia lost €10bn by neglecting wood industry for decades

Valentina Dimitrievska in Skopje January 24, 2021

Slovenia is one of the most densely forested countries in Europe but has paid little attention to its wood industry.

OUTLOOK 2021 Slovenia

bne IntelliNews January 20, 2021

Investment and exports will be the main engines of growth as Slovenia emerges from the coronacrisis.

Slovenia’s opposition files no-confidence motion against Jansa cabinet

Valentina Dimitrievska in Skopje January 16, 2021

Opposition leaders accused the government of failing to deal with the coronavirus pandemic as well as the violation of fundamental principles of the constitutional order and freedom of the media.

Slovenia’s government to release funds to news agency STA after EU pressure

Valentina Dimitrievska in Skopje January 14, 2021

Janez Jansa’s conservative government suspended funding for the news agency in December after accusing it of unfair reporting.

UK Moneyhub picks Slovenia for post-Brexit European base

bne IntelliNews January 13, 2021

"The time is right to expand in Europe," said UK-based Moneyhub after opening a new office in Ljubljana.

Slovenia’s dire COVID-19 situation in 4Q20 caused second economic dip

bne IntelliNews January 12, 2021

Epidemiological situation was among the worst in the euro area in the fourth quarter and required a tightening of restrictive measures, which led to another severe drop in economic activity, the Bank of Slovenia said.

Slovenia’s Eligma completes €4mn funding round

bne IntelliNews January 10, 2021

Slovenian startup that aims to make cryptocurrencies part of daily life was valued at €50mn in latest funding round.

BRICKS & MORTAR: Rosier future beckons for CEE retailers after year of change and disruption

Clare Nuttall in Glasgow January 10, 2021

A gloomy start to 2021, but labour markets and purchasing power in the CEE region are in much better shape than after the 2008 financial crisis, indicating retail will bounce back from the coronacrisis, says Colliers.

Slovenia’s opposition to file no-confidence motion against Jansa government

bne IntelliNews January 5, 2021

Both the opposition and some members of the ruling coalition are unhappy with what has been dubbed the “Orbanisation” of Slovenia since Janez Jansa came to power in March 2020.

Lower hydropower generation dragged down Slovenia’s electricity output down in November

bne IntelliNews January 5, 2021

Electricity generation by hydropower plants slumped in November forcing Slovenia to turn to thermal power generation and pushing up fuel consumption.

FDI inflows to CEE down 58% in 1H20 but rebound expected

bne IntelliNews January 5, 2021

Czechia, Latvia, Poland and Slovenia bucked the global trend of falling greenfield investment, while negative FDI flows to Russia dragged down the region’s performance, wiiw report shows.

Slovenia’s economic sentiment indicator inched up m/m in December

bne IntelliNews January 4, 2021

Slovenia’s sentiment indicator dropped to a historic low in April 2020 and since then has remained below the long-term average.

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