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  • Perutnina CEO says group doing well under new Ukrainian owner

    Ptuj, 25 January (STA) - Perutnina Ptuj, the country's largest poultry producer, has had a successful year since it was taken over by Ukrainian holding MHP last February. Its chairman Enver Šišić attributes the excellent results to the synergies with the new owner, although he does not yet reveal concrete figures.

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  • Produce importer Rastoder buys Adria Airways operating licences (adds)

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  • Consumer confidence down 10 pp y/y

    Ljubljana, 23 January (STA) - Consumer confidence in Slovenia improved by 2 percentage points (pp) in January over December, however, considerable deterioration of 10 pp was detected compared to January 2019, the Statistics Office said on Thursday.

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  • Slovenia falling behind in global race for talent

    Paris, 23 January (STA) - Slovenia is slowly falling behind in the global race for talent. It ranks 31st in the latest Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI), down two spots from the year before. When the index was first introduced in 2013, it placed 25th.

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  • Over 327,000 cargo vehicles registered in electronic tolling system

    Ljubljana, 21 January (STA) - The Slovenian electronic tolling system for cargo vehicles DarsGo, which was introduced in April 2018, had more than 91,000 users at the end of last year who entered more than 327,000 vehicles into the system. Most users are from Slovenia, followed by Romanian, Polish, German and Hungarian users.

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  • Toll sticker revenue up

    Ljubljana, 20 January (STA) - National motorway operator DARS sold toll stickers worth EUR 195 million between 1 December 2018 and 30 November 2019, up almost four percent over the year before, as revenue across all segments rose.

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  • Štajerska offering its flavours under new brand

    Maribor, 17 January (STA) - The eastern Slovenian region of Štajerska is typically not among the top destinations for tourists. In the last few years things have been changing, however, and another step to making the region more attractive was made on Friday as over 70 providers joined forces for the launch of a new brand called Flavors of Styria.

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  • Personalised books netted Slovenian company EUR 27m in 2019

    Ljubljana, 16 January (STA) - Hooray Studios, a Ljubljana-based start-up that specialises in personalised children's books, is growing rapidly after expanding to foreign markets. Sales revenue more than doubled in 2019 to EUR 27 million, said the company, which has sold over a million books since its inception in 2013.

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  • Basketball star made Slovenian tourism ambassador

    Ljubljana, 16 January (STA) - Slovenian NBA star Luka Dončić has become an ambassador of Slovenia's tourism. Apart from popularising basketball moves, he will now promote the country's unique attractions and investment opportunities. Slovenia also plans to put an ad in the special All-star Weekend magazine.

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  • NLB asset managing arm looks back on successful year

    Ljubljana, 15 January (STA) - NLB Skladi, the asset managing arm of Slovenia's largest banking group, NLB, attained a market share in excess of 34% in 2019, the largest among all Slovenian mutual funds, managing more than a billion euro in mutual funds.

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