20 April 2021
  • 14:01 The future used to look like this
  • 09:15 Why the Balkans are known in the world
  • 08:35 Cities in the Adriatic region with investment opportunities – Zenica
  • 15:26 Getting ahead of the game
  • 08:15 Existing problems and COVID-19

Winners of the future: The innovative, creative, and conscious of the human capital potential

Saša Mrak, President of the Managers’ Association of Slovenia Slovenian management is generally well-trained, but in order to be more effective in the future, it has to show more openness towards contemporary ideas and flexibility towards challenges it faces. With one of the highest growth in the last decade and favourable export forecasts for the future years, […]

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Slovenian MPs discuss budget amendments

Slovenian MPs have started today a discussion on the proposed amendments to the state budget for 2019. Proposed amendments suggest increase in revenues by 6.2% to EUR 10.35bn as well as increased expenditures by 4.8% to EUR 10.16bn. There is an expected surplus of EUR 193.6m by the end of the year, which amounts to […]

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Slovenian GDP increased by 4.5% in 2018

According to Slovenian statistical office (SURS), Slovenian GDP grew by 4.5% last year, slightly less than in 2017 (4.9%). GDP growth rate is in line or even higher with expectations by international as well as Slovenian economic institutions. Institute of Macroeconomic Analysis and Development predicted in autumn that the Slovenia’s GDP would increase by 4.4%, […]

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FEBRUARY HOT TOPICS: IKEA clears path for its store in Slovenia; NATO agreement with North Macedonia; Coca Cola buys Serbian Bambi

Final hurdle removed for Ikea in Slovenia Ljubljana’s city council approved Ikea’s initiative to change the municipal spatial plan (OPN), daily Delo reported in February.  This decision enables the Swedish company to meet all the conditions to start the construction of its store in the BTC City shopping center in Ljubljana, Ikea reports. The new plan has […]

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Inspired by the Adriatic Journal: Boutique tourism in Slovenia that is definitely worth a try

Slovenia recently opened the doors of its first boutique hotel that is in line with the country’s green tourism strategy: a five-star Villa Planinka in Jezersko was restored by Marjan Batagelj, who also manages the Karst subterranean attraction, the Postojna cave. If you want a slightly different, yet green experience, we’ve put together some suggestions […]

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Members of BiH Presidency meet to form new government

Heads of the leading political parties in BiH have met to discuss forming the new government almost five months after the elections. Leaders of the Croatian Democratic Union of Bosnia and Herzegovina Dragan Čović, Party of Democratic Action Bakir Izetbegović and Independent Social Democrat Union Milorad Dodik exchanged opinions, positions and plans for the future […]

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Wages in Croatia too low

For the first time since May 2014, there was a slight decline of average income in Croatia last November. Average gross earnings per month were around HRK 8,400 and average net salary was around HRK 6,200. Furthermore, decline of industrial production was biggest since 2012.Wages have been falling since March 2018 and employers attribute this […]

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Members of BiH presidency on a visit to Brussels

This is the first official visit of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s collective three-member heads of state abroad since they were elected last October. Milorad Dodik, Željko Komšić and Šefik Dzaferović are due to meet with Federica Mogherini,  EU’s high representative for foreign affairs and security policyand Johannes Hahn, the European commissioner for neighbourhood policy and enlargement negotiations, and […]

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Growing number of migrants from BiH and Croatia go to Germany

The German Federal Bureau of Migration (BamF) has released a new report on immigration and emigration from these countries during 2016 and 2017. According to the data, 50,122 persons from Bosnia and Herzegovina emigrated to Germany – 24,010 in 2016 and 26,112 persons in 2017. In Croatia, the situation the number is even bigger with 110,526 Croats […]

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Slovenia ranked 31st on Bloomberg’s innovation index

The US business website Bloomberg has published a list of 60 most innovative countries in the world. Slovenia, which was not included on the list last year, ranked 31st this year, between Spain and Hungary. The most innovative country on this year’s index is South Korea, followed by Germany and Finland. Slovenia was ranked second for […]

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