|Area:||20,273 sq km|
|Time zone:||GMT/UTC +1|
|International membership:||EU, NATO, OECD|
|International domain suffix:||.si|
|Country calling code:||+386|
|Language:||Slovenian, Italian and Hungarian (in ethnically mixed regions)|
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Ljubljana, 06 August (STA) - The Slovenian subsidiary of the Italian banking group Unicredit saw its consolidated profit plunge to EUR 1 million in the first half of 2020 compared to EUR 16 million in the same period last year.
Ljubljana, 05 August (STA) - The effects of a weakened economy caused by the Covid-19 pandemic have started to show with increasing intensity in Slovenia's banking sector, as the most recent data show that the combined half-year profit of banks dropped by two-thirds compared to the same period last year.
Ljubljana, 05 August (STA) - The registered jobless total in Slovenia stood at 89,397 at the end of July, which is almost unchanged compared to June but due to unemployment growth in April and May the figure is 24.4% above that from July 2019, show data released by the Employment Service on Wednesday.
This year, Slovenia ranked 35th among 63 countries on the competitiveness list compiled by the Swiss IMD Institute - two places higher than last year.
The government in Slovenia adopted a new stimulus package to help restart the economy after the COVID-19 epidemic disruptions. Measures include tourism vouchers, subsidies for shortened working hours, facilitating investments worth EUR500m, and favourable loans for businesses.
SPIRIT Slovenia has established a comprehensive online catalogue of investment opportunities in Slovenia.