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The Internal Market Directorate prepares and implements the policies related to the single market of goods and services, technical legislation, national quality infrastructure, company law, consumer and competition protection, intellectual property, price control, trade activity and policy, postal services, funeral and cemetery services, and concealed war graves.

Topics and Projects

  • Consumer and competition protection

    Protection of consumer rights, inspection supervision, Consumer Protection Act, Consumer Protection against Unfair Commercial Practices Act, European Consumer Centre, Slovenian Competition Protection Agency, Prevention of the Restriction of Competition Act, cartels, concentrations of undertakings

  • Free movement of goods and services

    Services in the EU single market, Products in the EU single market

  • Trade Policy

    The European Union manages its trade and investment relations with non-EU countries through its trade and investment policy.

  • Aid to and restructuring of companies in difficulty

    Aid to and restructuring of companies in difficulty involves the granting of various types of state aid, which may be justified by social, regional or other reasons.

  • Commercial law

    Company law in the Republic of Slovenia regulates the rules for the establishment and operation of commercial companies, sole proprietors, related parties, economic interest groupings, subsidiaries of foreign companies and transformation of their legal form.