Slovenia

In-depth country-focused analysis on Slovenia's economic, political and operational risk environment, complemented by detailed sector insight

Our comprehensive assessment of Slovenia's operating environment and the outlook for its leading sectors are formed by bringing together a wealth of data on global markets that affect Slovenia, as well as the latest industry developments that could impact Slovenia's industries. This unique integrated approach has given us an impeccable track-record for predicting important shifts in the markets, ensuring you’re aware of the latest market opportunities and risks in Slovenia before your competitors.

Slovenia Country Risk

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Core Views Political instability will remain elevated as the four-party government coalition attempts to push through harsh austerity measures that will likely prompt parliamentary tensions and...

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Slovenia Industry Coverage (14)

Autos

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The most recent data available from Slovenia's Association of Automobile Manufacturers and Authorised Importers suggest that 2013 could have been a positive year for new car sales. January to...

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Commercial Banking

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Commercial Banking Sector Indicators Date Total assets Client loans Bond portfolio Other Liabilities and capital Capital Client deposits Other...

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Defence & Security

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BMI View: Defence expenditure as a proportion of GDP rose in the last decade, from 1.15% of GDP in 2000 to 1.6% of GDP in 2010. However, it has declined since then, and we forecast defence...

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Food & Drink

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With Slovenian economy to remain in recession throughout 2014, we do not envisage a major positive shift in private spending. Elevated unemployment levels and benefit cuts will continue to weigh down...

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Freight Transport

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Despite a 3% drop year-on-year (y-o-y) in June, Slovenian exports continued to expand in 2013, reaching 1.5% growth for H1 2013 compared with the same period last year. This provides welcome news to...

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Information Technology

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BMI View: T he Slovenian IT market has underperformed many of its regional peers since 2012 and the onset of recession and fiscal austerity, and we expect it will continue to exhibit slow growth...

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Infrastructure

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BMI View: We remain bearish on the outlook for the Slovenian construction industry, premised on the poor outlook for the broader economy. Although we were over pessimistic at -7.7% year-on-year (y-o...

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Insurance

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BMI View: As was indicated by the stagnation in both non-life and life premiums through 2013, the overall prospects for growth in Slovenia's insurance sector over the medium term are fairly...

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Medical Devices

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Espicom Industry View: The Slovenian medical device market is expected to grow at a respectable 2.8% per annum to 2018, but a struggling economy and political instability, not to mention...

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Oil & Gas

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BMI View: There are glimmers of hope in the upstream oil and gas segment, with the Ascent-operated Petišovci tight gas scheme capable of improving near-term energy self-sufficiency and...

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Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare

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BMI View: Recapitalisation of Slovenia's banks this year will continue to constrain budgets, with significant pressure on public healthcare spending. The country should benefit from an uptick in...

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Retail

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BMI View : Slovenia's retail sector is set to post minimal growth over BMI's forecast period to 2018. Household spending is forecast to rise by 1.0% per annum, aided by falling unemployment...

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Telecoms

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BMI View: The Slovenian mobile market is the regional leader in both ARPU levels and postpaid subscription mix in Central and Eas tern Europe . This is due to its small geographic size and...

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Tourism

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BMI View: The Slovenian tourism industry is unusual in that the focus is less on large hotels and luxurious modern conveniences, and more on health resorts and spas, camping sites and hiking...

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