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  • Private equity fund Alfi acquires safety gear maker

    Ljubljana, 23 December (STA) - Alfi, a private equity fund, has acquired a majority stake in Prevent & Deloza, Slovenia's leading maker of protective garments, for an undisclosed sum, a move it said would improve the company's development prospects and strengthen innovation.

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  • Land for Magna's expansion purchased

    Hoče, 22 December (STA) - Canadian-Austrian automotive multinational Magna Steyr is tight-lipped about its plans to expand production in Slovenia, but the Hoče municipality, where Magna launched a paint shop this year, has already bought all 92 hectares of land needed for a potential expansion.

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  • Corporate investment in 2018 highest since 2008

    Ljubljana, 22 December (STA) - Slovenia's companies continued to increase their investment in fixed assets in 2018. Last year's total investment value reached EUR 5.9 billion, a 19% increase compared to 2017 and the greatest surge since 2008, show data released by the Statistics Office.

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  • Home price growth remains strong

    Ljubljana, 20 December (STA) - Home price growth accelerated in the third quarter of 2019, with average prices rising by 8.5% year-on-year and 3.1% over the previous quarter on the back of strong growth in prices of used flats, show Statistics Office figures released on Friday.

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  • Consumer confidence up but still lower than in December 2018

    Ljubljana, 20 December (STA) - The end of the year brought the first increase in consumer confidence in four months, data from the Statistics Office show. The index is however still well below that in December of last year.

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  • TPV to get EUR 6.5m in state incentive for major investment

    Novo Mesto, 20 December (STA) - TPV, a Slovenian automotive industry supplier, will receive EUR 6.5 million in state incentive for a EUR 49 million investment into production expansion after it reached two major deals with car makers Volvo Cars and BMW last year.

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  • TPV to get EUR 6.5m in state incentive for major investment

    Novo Mesto, 20 December (STA) - TPV, a Slovenian automotive industry supplier, will receive EUR 6.5 million in state incentive for a EUR 49 million investment into production expansion after it reached two major deals with car makers Volvo Cars and BMW last year.

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  • Active employment funds to increase by third in 2020

    Ljubljana, 19 December (STA) - The government decided to increase the funds for active employment policy by nearly a third on Thursday. While EUR 64 million were available this year to encourage employment, EUR 92.8 million will be available in 2020. Some 38,400 people are to be included in the policy measures.

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  • Active employment funds to increase by third in 2020

    Ljubljana, 19 December (STA) - The government decided to increase the funds for active employment policy by nearly a third on Thursday. While EUR 64 million were available this year to encourage employment, EUR 92.8 million will be available in 2020. Some 38,400 people are to be included in the policy measures.

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  • Hisense exec says Gorenje important in plans to grow

    Tianjin, 19 December (STA) - Hisense, a Chinese conglomerate with global presence, says its Slovenian company Gorenje plays an important role in its plans to grow; the multinational would like to double its revenue from last year's 17 billion US dollars in five years' time.

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