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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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  • 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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