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  • According to preliminary data, the state budget recorded approximately EUR 12.3 billion in revenue in 2022, an increase of just under EUR 1.2 billion, or 10.5%, compared to 2021. Expenditure reached around EUR 13.7 billion, down by EUR 544 million or 3.8% compared to the previous year, while the state budget deficit was just under EUR 1.4 billion.

  • On Wednesday, 4th January 2023, the Republic of Slovenia, rated A3 (stable) /AA- (stable) /A (stable), successfully entered the markets with a EUR 1.25bn 10-year Reg S Sustainable bond alongside a EUR 250mm tap of the outstanding 3.125 percent bonds due 7 August 2045. This landmark transaction, which included the second and largest Sustainable bond out by Slovenia, makes the Republic of Slovenia the first Sovereign in the region to enter the markets in 2023.

  • The Republic of Slovenia (the Issuer), rated A3 (stable) / AA- (stable) / A (stable), has mandated BNP Paribas, Citi, Deutsche Bank, Erste Group, Nova KBM and UniCredit as Joint Lead Managers to arrange a Global Investor Call and a series of investor meetings to present the Issuer’s updated Sustainability Bond Framework. BNP Paribas acted as sole sustainability structuring advisor.


  • S&P and DBRS Morningstar confirm Slovenia’s credit rating

    Rating agencies S&P and DBRS Morningstar confirmed Slovenia’s credit rating yesterday. S&P confirmed the AA- rating with a stable outlook, while DBRS Morningstar confirmed the A (high) rating, again with a stable outlook. Considering that in recent months rating agencies have downgraded the outlooks for some European countries, the confirmation of the outlook and ratings for Slovenia is proof that it is a solid and trustworthy country.

  • Conclusion of the annual IMF Mission consultations

    Speaking at the press conference after the conclusion of the annual IMF Mission to Slovenia’s consultations, Minister Klemen Boštjančič expressed his agreement with its findings.

  • Fitch confirms Slovenia’s credit rating

    Yesterday, Fitch affirmed Slovenia's credit rating at A with a stable outlook.