Sports Dec 9, 2023, 15:05

State-of-the-art climbing centre opens in Prevalje

A climbing centre providing both indoor and outdoor facilities was inaugurated in Prevalje in the north of the country on Saturday. The EUR 5 million investment boasts more than 2,200 m2 of climbing areas as well as an astronomical observatory. Climbing star Janja Garnbret intends to train there as well.

Business Dec 9, 2023, 12:59

S&P and DBRS Morningstar affirm Slovenia's ratings

Ratings agencies S&P Global Ratings and DBRS Morningstar have confirmed Slovenia's existing ratings. S&P affirmed Slovenia at AA- with a stable outlook, and DBRS Morningstar confirmed the country's rating of A, also with a stable outlook, the Finance Ministry announced on Saturday.

Business Dec 8, 2023, 16:51

EUR 113m upgrade of Pragersko railway hub finalised

A ceremony marked on Friday the conclusion of a EUR 113 million project to upgrade the Pragersko railway hub between Celje and Maribor, one of the main junctions in the country, and renovate the local train station. The project is also of major importance for the locals, as it brings a long-awaited road underpass.

Business Dec 8, 2023, 16:03

Blue chips broadly flat

Most Slovenian blue chips remained flat in Friday's trading. NLB bank was the standout performer with a half-percent gain, whereas Telekom Slovenije was the only big cap stock to lose ground. Volumes were just shy of a million euros.

Business Dec 8, 2023, 15:04

Food price watch to continue, ministry very pleased with results

Agriculture Ministry representatives hailed on Friday the impact of the staple foods price watch project launched in September last year. They said the price of the basic foods basket had fallen by 59% and announced the project will continue in 2024.

Business Dec 8, 2023, 14:53

Mes gets fourth term at helm of Slovenian Railways

The supervisory board of Slovenian Railways has reappointed Dušan Mes CEO for yet another term. Mes has been the boss of the state-owned railways operator since 2012 and will start his fourth four-year term in late March 2024, the company said on Friday.

Politics Dec 8, 2023, 14:00

Talks on fiscal rule reform going in right direction, says minister

Slovenia sees negotiations about the EU's fiscal rule reform as heading in the right direction, Finance Minister Klemen Boštjančič said on Friday, following late-night ministerial talks in Brussels. Slovenia has been pushing for the new rules to take effect as of 31 December 2025, which has been now agreed in principle.