|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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Brdo pri Kranju, 16 October (STA) - Trends in Slovenian retail are positive as they are in the entire economy, but the projections of cooling must be taken very seriously, head of the Chamber of Commerce Marinča Lah said at a conference on retail and digitalisation held in Brdo pri Kranju on Wednesday.
Šempeter pri Gorici, 16 October (STA) - Intra lighting, a leading Slovenian company in the field of smart lighting, celebrated its 30th anniversary at the start of October. The Šempeter-based company plans a major expansion for the coming year and also wants to join all of its production units at a single location.
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.
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.