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  • Annual event of the Recovery and Resilience Plan discusses the impact of the double transition for sustainable economic growth

    The European Commission Representation in Slovenia and the Recovery and Resilience Office today hosted the annual event of the Recovery and Resilience Plan in Slovenia. At the conference entitled Double Transition for Sustainable Economic Growth, the participants discussed the competitiveness of the Slovenian economy in light of the green and digital transition.

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    Ministry of Finance to issue bonds for citizens

    The Ministry of Finance will issue bonds for citizens on 1 February with a maturity of three years, an issue volume of €250 million and an interest rate of 3.4 %.

  • The Republic of Slovenia: EUR 1.5bn 3.000% long 10-year notes

    On Wednesday, 3 January 2024, the Republic of Slovenia, rated A3 (stable) / AA- (stable) / A (stable), successfully accessed the international capital markets with a EUR 1.5bn long 10-year Reg S issuance due 10 March 2034. This transaction marks the first sovereign EUR-denominated transaction of 2024 benefitting from start of year investor liquidity.

  • The Republic of Slovenia - EUR 10-year mandate

    The Republic of Slovenia - EUR 10-year mandate

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    Slovenia receives over half a billion euros in EU recovery and resilience funds

    Slovenia has received EUR 536 million in response to its second request for the payment of funds from the Recovery and Resilience Facility.

  • Slovenia receives EUR 24 million for REPowerEU measures

    Today, Slovenia received an advance of EUR 24 million of EU funds under the Recovery and Resilience Plan for the implementation of REPowerEU measures to reduce the dependence on Russian energy products and accelerate the green transition. In total, EUR 122 million is available to Slovenia for this purpose. It will receive the remaining funds when it meets the milestones and targets of the planned measures.

  • The European Commission endorses a positive preliminary assessment of the second payment request

    Today, the European Commission provided a positive preliminary assessment of the second payment request under the Recovery and Resilience Facility, which Slovenia submitted to Brussels in mid-September. Slovenia could receive the payment in the amount of EUR 541 million around the New Year.

  • Fitch affirms Slovenia's credit rating

    On 20 October 2023, Fitch Ratings affirmed Slovenia’s rating at ‘A’, with a stable outlook.

  • €31.77 million in advance payments of damage compensation paid to 708 businesses

    The Ministry of the Economy, Tourism and Sport paid €31.77 million in advance payments to compensate for damage to the economy caused by August’s floods and landslides. Advances were made to all eligible businesses that submitted a damage assessment to the Ministry by 1 September, requesting an advance payment of 10% of the estimated damage.

  • European Commission welcomes the amendment of the Slovenian Recovery and Resilience Plan

    The European Commission today welcomed the proposal to amend the Slovenian Recovery and Resilience Plan. The amendment to the plan also needs to be approved by the Council of the European Union. The renewed plan, which now also includes a REPowerEU chapter, will be worth EUR 1.61 billion in EU grants and EUR 1.07 billion in loans. It will cover 34 reforms and 49 investments.

  • Slovenia submitted a second request for payment under the Recovery and Resilience Facility

    After the Government took note of the Report on the Implementation of the Recovery and Resilience Plan (RRP), the Office of the Republic of Slovenia for Recovery and Resilience submitted today to the European Commission a second request for payment under the Recovery and Resilience Facility.

  • The Republic of Slovenia: US$1bn 5.000% 10-year 144A/Reg S Bond offering

    On Tuesday, 12th September 2023, the Republic of Slovenia, rated A3 (stable) / AA- (stable) / A (stable), successfully entered the markets with a US$ 1bn 10-year 144A / Reg S bond. This landmark transaction represents the return of Slovenia to the US$ market for the first time since 2014. The success of the transaction, with over US$ 3.8bn of demand (including JLMs interest), is a strong testimony of the confidence institutional investors have in the Republic of Slovenia. Barclays, BNP Paribas, Citi, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs Bank Europe S.E. and J.P. Morgan jointly led the offering.

  • The Republic of Slovenia - Global Investor Call

    The Republic of Slovenia, rated A3 (stable) / AA- (stable) / A (stable), has mandated Barclays, BNP Paribas, Citi, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs Bank Europe SE and J.P. Morgan as Joint Lead Managers and Joint Bookrunners to arrange a Global Investor Call today, September 7, at 2pm UKT / 3pm CET / 9am EST, as well as a series of 1-on-1 investor calls also commencing today. A US$-denominated 144A/Reg S 10-year benchmark issue may follow subject to market conditions.

  • An open public call for the member of the Supervisory Board of the Slovenian Sovereign Holding

    The Minister of Finance Klemen Boštjančič on the basis of the third paragraph of Article 40 of the Slovenian Sovereign Holding Act, issued a Decision on the appointment and tasks of the Expert Commission for the preparation of the candidate proposal for the member of the Slovenian Sovereign Holding (SSH) Supervisory Board.

  • Donations to alleviate the consequences of the floods can also be made to the special bank account of the State Budget

    In order to help alleviate the consequences of the floods that have recently struck large parts of Slovenia, please be informed of the State Budget bank account number to which foreign citizens, companies, governments or institutions can make donations.

  • The Government confirms the proposed amendment to the Recovery and Resilience Plan

    The Government confirmed the proposed amendment to the Recovery and Resilience Plan that complies with the significant changes of circumstances that occurred after it was approved by the EU Council in July 2021. The Government will submit the amended plan to be formally harmonised and approved by Brussels by the end of the week.

  • European Finance Ministers on VAT in the digital age

    At the Economic and Financial Affairs Council meeting, ministers discussed, among other things, the value added tax (VAT) in the digital age package and the retail investment package. Minister Boštjančič also attended two annual meetings and a meeting of the Eurogroup, which celebrated the 25th anniversary of its first meeting.

  • Slovenia Continues to Maintain its Credit Ratings and Stable Outlook

    On 9 June 2023, credit rating agencies S&P Global Ratings and DBRS Morningstar reaffirmed Slovenia's credit ratings. S&P continues to maintain Slovenia's credit rating at AA- with stable outlook, while DBRS Morningstar rates it as A (high) with stable outlook as well.

  • The National Assembly Once Again Backs the Amendment to the Budget Implementation Act

    Following a deferral veto by the National Council, the National Assembly reconsidered and supported the amendment to the Implementation of the Budget for 2023 and 2024 Act. In its response to the submitted veto, the Government emphasized that the adopted budget revision enables adequate financing of all highlighted areas while ensuring the long-term sustainability of public finances.

  • The European Commission has enhanced the economic growth forecast for Slovenia

    In the spring forecast published today, the European Commission has enhanced the economic growth forecast for Slovenia. This year, it is expected to reach 1.2 per cent, and 2.2 per cent in 2024. The enhanced forecast is an encouraging signal; we are also pleased that currently there is no fear of a recession in Europe.