LJUBLJANA Sentiment among Slovenian businesses improved for the third month in a row but remained deeply negative in July, the statistics office said on Friday, after hitting an all-time low in April as the country battled the coronavirus pandemic.
BRDO PRI KRANJU, Slovenia Slovenia should introduce pension and labour reforms, reduce barriers to competition and foreign investment and press on with privatisation, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development said on Monday.
LJUBLJANA Slovenia on Thursday approved the use of a coronavirus contact tracking app which will be obligatory to use for those who are infected or who are in quarantine.
ROZNO, Slovenia A wooden sculpture of U.S. first lady Melania Trump was torched near her hometown of Sevnica, Slovenia, on the night of July Fourth, as Americans celebrated U.S. Independence Day, said the artist who commissioned the sculpture. | Video
LJUBLJANA Slovenia's centre-right ruling coalition sought on Friday to strengthen its tiny majority as it steers a recovery from economic woes caused by coronavirus, signing a cooperation agreement with an opposition party and two independent parliamentary members.
LJUBLJANA, June 24 Slovenia's economy will
shrink 7.6% this year due to the coronavirus, the government's
macroeconomic institute UMAR said on Wednesday, revising down an
April forecast of 8.1% contraction.
LJUBLJANA Slovenian restaurants received the country's first ever Michelin stars on Tuesday with Hisa Franko getting two out of the maximum possible three stars and five other restaurants one each.
POSTOJNA, Slovenia Three rare aquatic creatures known as baby dragons are going on display in an aquarium at Slovenia's Postojna Cave, one of the country's biggest tourist attractions. | Video
LJUBLJANA The Bank of Slovenia expects the county's GDP to fall 6.5% in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic before rising by 4.9% in 2021, it said on Monday.
LJUBLJANA, May 29 Slovenia's economy shrank by
4.5% quarter-on-quarter in the first three months of 2020 as the
coronavirus impact began to be felt and exports fell 1.6%
year-on-year, in their first decline since the second quarter of
2012, the statistics office said.