The Chamber of Craft and Small Business (OZS) called on the government on Tuesday to start working on a fourth stimulus package to help the industries that have not been covered in the third stimulus package, which is currently in parliamentary procedure.
The issue of pharma company Krka dominated trading on the Ljubljana Stock Exchange on Tuesday. The item added 0.25% to EUR 79 on EUR 1.96 million in volumes. With most other blue chips gaining ground or closing flat, the SBI TOP index rose almost 1% to 820.83 points. In all, EUR 2.33 million worth of securities changed hands.
Coalition parties proposed on Tuesday changes to a contentious legislative amendment that limits the involvement of environmental NGOs in administrative and court proceedings. The amendment is one of two pieces of legislation that have triggered protests by environmentalists, including today's sit-down protest in front of the Environment Ministry.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has granted a EUR 31 million loan to the electricity distributor Elektro Maribor aimed at financing maintenance and improvements in the reliability and in quality standards of electricity supply in north-eastern Slovenia.
Government spokesperson Jelko Kacin announced on Tuesday that an additional easing of some of the remaining coronavirus-related restrictions can be expected for next Monday. He singled out the opening of hotels irrespective of size.
The chief supervisor of Kolektor has assessed that the Idrija-based industrial conglomerate will get out of the coronavirus crisis easier than its competition in the car part segment as it has diversified to the energy and construction industries.
The newspaper Delo says in its front-page commentary on Tuesday that the ruling of the German Federal Constitutional Court allowing a buyer to return their Volkswagen car with the manipulated emissions technology or get substantial compensation is a precedent showing how poorly consumer right are protected against industrial giants.