|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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Ljubljana, 20 November (STA) - Chemical company Cinkarna Celje generated a net profit of EUR 15.9 million by the end of the third quarter. Although 91% above plans, the figure was also 43% lower year-on-year. Net revenue stood at EUR 134.8 million, 1% more than in the same period the previous year.
Maribor, 19 November (STA) - The Slovenian and Hungarian automotive clusters signed an agreement to develop cutting-edge technologies which they hope would make them leaders in the transition to e-mobility. A technology and development business event held in Maribor on Tuesday was also attended by the Slovenian economy minister and Hungarian innovation minister.
Velenje/Stara Pazova, 19 November (STA) - The Velenje-based household appliances maker Gorenje has sold its Serbian subsidiary Gorenje Tiki, which produces small water heaters, to Swedish company Nibe Industrier, a leading European player in the field of heating technology solutions.
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.
This year's factory of the year award, given out by the Slovenian daily Finance, was won by Ljubljanske Mlekarne (Ljubljana Dairy company).