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  • Luka Koper plans higher revenue, lower profit for 2020

    Koper, 13 December (STA) - Luka Koper, the operator of Slovenia's only sea port Koper, plans to increase group net sales revenue in 2020 by 4% against 2019, while net profit is planned 19% below this year's EUR 39 million. The cargo transshipped next year should rise by 3% from this year's estimated 23.4 million tonnes.

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  • Iberia to fly to Ljubljana next summer, portal says

    Ljubljana, 13 December (STA) - Spanish airline Iberia will fly to Ljubljana next summer season, according to the EX-YU Aviation News portal. Many other airlines will meanwhile increase the number of their flights to the Slovenian capital in the aftermath of Slovenian airline Adria Airways' bankruptcy.

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  • Chinese eyeing Slovenian air dome maker

    Ljubljana, 13 December (STA) - The owner of Duol, the Brezovica near Ljubljana-based air dome maker, has received a takeover offer from a Chinese company whose name he has not disclosed, the news web portal Siol reports.

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  • Energy group Petrol with ambitious plans for 2020

    Ljubljana, 13 December (STA) - The energy group Petrol has ambitious plans for 2020, with net profit expected to reach EUR 110 million, gross profit EUR 510 million and sales revenue EUR 6.4 billion. The targets in the business plan for next year are considerably higher than the figures Petrol is expected to post this year.

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  • Enterprise software companies Saop and Mit joining forces

    Ljubljana, 12 December (STA) - Slovenian companies Saop and Mit Informatika, which specialise in enterprise software, have signed a business combination agreement that creates a new major player on the Slovenian IT market that they say will be better equipped to compete with global software providers.

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  • Mercator group expects EUR 2.3 billion in revenue in 2020

    Ljubljana, 11 December (STA) - The group around the Slovenian retailer Mercator plans to generate EUR 2.3 billion in revenue in 2020 and EUR 110 million in earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA), figures higher than those expected to be posted this year, shows a press release issued on Wednesday.

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  • Industrial output up in October

    Ljubljana, 10 December (STA) - Slovenia's industrial output increased by 2.1% in October over September and by 2.7% compared to October 2018, the Statistics Office said on Tuesday.

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  • Trade with non-EU markets pushing up Slovenia's external trade

    Ljubljana, 10 December (STA) - Slovenia's external trade in goods continued to grow in October, despite a drop in trade with EU countries. However, imports rose at a faster rate year-on-year than exports, creating a trade deficit.

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  • Yaskawa preparing for expansion of Kočevje plant

    Kočevje, 09 December (STA) - Just seven months after launching production in Kočevje, Yaskawa Europe Robotics has purchased land to expand production at the site. The 4.5-hectare plot was sold by the municipality for EUR 740,000 under an agreement signed on Monday.

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  • Slovenia strongly integrated in international trade

    Ljubljana, 08 December (STA) - International trade in goods and services remained Slovenia's most important cross-border economic activity in 2018. The country was very well integrated in international merchandise trade, but fared worse in services, show the latest data released by the Statistics Office.

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