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Business 15:38

Bill put forward to boost investment in green transition

The Economy Ministry has put forward a bill amending the investment promotion act to shift emphasis from labour-intensive to capital-intensive investments for green transition. The bill will make it possible to draw EUR 88.5 million in incentives from the European Recovery and Resilience Fund.

Business 10:00

Most electricity suppliers forecast no price rise for households this year

After Slovenia's largest energy company Petrol announced earlier this week that it will increase the price of electricity in December, some predicted that other suppliers would follow, but most suppliers now forecast that their prices of electricity for households would not increase until next year.

Politics Oct 15, 2021, 16:29

Unions urge MPs to vote down laws not subject to social dialogue

The country's major trade unions have called on the National Assembly to vote down bills that have not been talked through on the tripartite forum featuring the government, employers and unions, as is mandated by the rules. The labour minister has responded by saying the door have been open to the social partners all along.

Business Oct 15, 2021, 16:17

Ljubljana benchmark index up

The SBI TOP index on the Ljubljana Stock Exchange closed 0.22% higher in Friday's mixed trading which saw EUR 901,270 worth of securities change hands. The issue of pharma company Krka was the most active item, contributing EUR 367,790 in volumes.

Business Oct 15, 2021, 14:33

Slovenia among EU countries with lowest poverty risk last year

More than 96 million people in the European Union - more than a fifth of Europeans - were living at risk of poverty or social exclusion last year, according to Eurostat figures released on Friday, with Slovenia among the countries with the lowest risk.

Business Oct 15, 2021, 13:40

REM opens new business and production centre in Trebnje

REM, a Trebnje-based manufacturer of prefabricated construction modules, opened on Friday a new business and production centre in the local industrial zone. The project, worth more than EUR 15 million and expected to create over 50 new jobs, was supported by a EUR 2.6 million government grant.

Business Oct 15, 2021, 12:39

Another automotive supplier forced to lay off workers

With the global automotive industry running low on semiconductor chips and orders from car makers to car part suppliers cut, the Slovenj Gradec-based company Dani AFC has announced that it is forced to reduce its 304-strong workforce by a third.