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  • Competition watchdog clears Abanka acquisition

    Ljubljana, 05 December (STA) - NKBM bank has received clearance from the Competition Protection Agency to acquire rival Abanka. The EUR 444 million transaction will be completed once the banking regulator has okayed the deal as well.

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  • Pharma company Lek named top employer

    Ljubljana, 05 December (STA) - Pharmaceutical company Lek has been declared the top Slovenian employer in 2019, the first time in nine years that it has beaten rival drug maker Krka. The title is awarded by the jobs portal Mojedelo.

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  • Joint project of Danfoss Trata, Petrol best business practice

    Ljubljana, 05 December (STA) - A joint district energy project of heating valves maker Danfoss Trata and energy company Petrol has won this year's AmCham competition for best business practice, termed Best of the Best.

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  • Slovenia's jobless total falls below projections

    Ljubljana, 04 December (STA) - The number of people registered as unemployed in Slovenia remained virtually unchanged in November, at just below 72,400, but the figure is 4.9% lower year on year and considerably below projections.

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  • Central bank sees "substantial downside risks" in budget plans

    Ljubljana, 03 December (STA) - The central bank has warned that there are "substantial downside risks" in budgetary plans for 2020 and 2021 that the National Assembly confirmed in a revote this week.

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  • Employers upbeat about employment growth in first half of 2020

    Ljubljana, 03 December (STA) - Despite figures showing economic growth slowing down, Slovenian employers remain optimistic for the first half of next year. Indeed, they expect labour shortages on average rather than having to lay off workers, shows a survey by the Employment Service released on Tuesday.

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  • Unior selling its tourism subsidiary Unitur

    Zreče, 02 December (STA) - Unior, a Zrače-based group specialising in forged metals and tools, announced on Monday it was selling its tourism company Unitur after it reached a deal to sell its tourism business with creditors a few years ago.

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  • Surveyed unemployment in Q3 slightly up y/y

    Ljubljana, 29 November (STA) - Surveyed unemployment rate in Slovenia slid to 4.8% in the third quarter of the year, down 0.2 percentage points from the same period last year and 0.6pp more than in the second quarter, according to data from the Statistics Office.

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  • Slovenia's annual inflation steady in November at 1.4%

    Ljubljana, 29 November (STA) - Consumer prices in Slovenia grew at an annual rate of 1.4% in November, which is level with the month before. On the monthly level, prices grew by 0.1%. The annual inflation is driven by higher prices of services and goods, which contributed 1.1 and 0.3 percentage points, respectively, the Statistics Office said on Friday.

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  • Unior revenue up, profit down in Jan-Sept

    Zreče, 29 November (STA) - Tool maker group Unior generated EUR 192.4 million in net revenue in the first nine months of the year, 4.7% more than in the same period last year. Group net profit dropped 4.1% to EUR 9.7 million, according to results reviewed by the supervisory board on Thursday.

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