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  • Average salaries up in November

    Ljubljana, 15 January (STA) - Slovenia's average net pay for November was EUR 1,235, up by 10% in nominal terms and 9.9% in real terms compared to October and by 4.1% nominally year-on-year. The surge was due to extra payments at the end of year, such as Christmas and performance bonuses, shows the Statistics Office data released on Wednesday.

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  • Energy group GEN's annual revenue at EUR 2.2bn

    Krško, 13 January (STA) - Power utility group GEN generated over EUR 2.2 billion in revenue and EUR 48 million a net profit last year. The parent company in the group, GEN Energija, generated EUR 207 million in revenue and EUR 26 million in net profit.

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  • Small but innovative, Deržič investing into expansion

    Dobova, 11 January (STA) - Deržič, a family-run business from the east of the country specialising in fire doors and solar trackers, has made it to almost all continents over the past 25 years. It is now launching a major investment drive.

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  • Survey: Over 60% of Slovenians use social media

    Ljubljana, 10 January (STA) - As many as 82% of Slovenian residents aged 16 to 74 have their profile on at least one social media, which translates into 1.25 million people, or some 60% of Slovenia's two-million population, shows the latest Media+ survey for 2019 by pollster Valicon.

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  • Luka Koper revenue grows despite economic slowdown

    Koper, 09 January (STA) - Luka Koper, the operator of Slovenia's only sea port, generated EUR 224.5 million in net sales revenue last year, a 1% uptick compared to the previous year, preliminary data show. Meanwhile, ship to ship transshipment dropped by 5% over 2018 to 22.8 million tonnes, the group announced on the website of the Ljubljana Stock Exchange on Thursday.

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  • Slovenia's inflation in 2019 at 1.8%, not 1.9%

    Ljubljana, 09 January (STA) - Annual inflation in Slovenia in 2019 reached 1.8%, not 1.9% as reported by the Statistics Office (SURS) at the end of December. SURS corrected the figure on Thursday after detecting an error in the statistical data.

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  • Slovenia's exports up 4% y/y in November, imports rise by 0.4%

    Ljubljana, 09 January (STA) - Slovenia's exports and imports rose by 4% and 0.4% respectively in November 2019 compared to the year before, the Statistics Office said on Thursday, attributing this to the increased value of trade with EU non-member countries.

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  • CORRECTION: OTP with ambitious plans in Slovenia after SKB Banka takeover

    The 25-30% market share is the desired target of the OTP group in Slovenia, not of its Slovenian member SKB Banka. Please find corrected and recast the lede and para 5.Ljubljana, 08 January (STA) - OTP, the Hungarian banking group which took over SBK Banka last year, plans to grow in the Slovenian market organically and through potential takeover. OTP CEO Sandor Csanyi believes the group could achieve a 25-30% market share in the country.

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  • FURS collects ever more taxes, last year nearly EUR 18bn

    Ljubljana, 08 January (STA) - Slovenia's Financial Administration (FURS) collected EUR 17.6 billion in taxes in 2019, which is by EUR 954 million or 5.7% more than in 2018, its early figures show.

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  • Inflation at 1.9% in 2019, 0.1% deflation recorded in December (adds)

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