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Topics and Projects of the Ministry of the Economy, Tourism and Sport


  • Requirements for products in the single market

    Products in the EU single market

  • Entrepreneurship

    Small and medium-sized enterprises, assessment of impact on the economy, social entrepreneurship, commercial law, employee financial participation, intellectual property, human economic rights, and aid and restructuring for companies in difficulties

  • Business and economy

    Entrepreneurship, international economic cooperation,tourism, consumer protection, competition protection, petroleum products and commodity reserves, wood industry, free movement of services and products, intellectual property

  • Tourism

    Green, active, healthy, promotion of Slovenia, the Slovenian Tourist Organisation, tourist service providers

  • International economic cooperation

    Export activity, foreign direct investments, trade policy, economic diplomacy, restrictive measures

  • Cooperation with the European Space Agency

    Slovenia is an associate member of the European Space Agency (ESA). This provides Slovenian companies and research and development institutions with the opportunity to participate in ESA projects in the field of space technologies. Participation is open to companies and institutions working on innovative materials, technologies, processes or IT solutions. Small and medium-sized enterprises also have the opportunity to cooperate with ESA, as confirmed by successful projects by companies from Slovenia.

  • Trade activity

    As a very important economic sector, trade accounts for almost 35% of the economy's sales revenue and employs just under 18% of the Slovenian economy's workforce, making it one of the largest employers in the national economy. In recent years, it has undergone many changes and a fundamental transformation.

  • Funeral and cemetery activities

    Cemetery activities include the management and maintenance of cemeteries and are the responsibility of municipalities, which lay down by decree a cemetery code that sets out the details of the activities to be implemented in the cemetery and funeral sector.

  • Consumer protection

    Consumer protection is the provision and promotion of consumer rights. As consumers are considered to be the weaker party on the market, their interests are protected both by law and in practice, in particular through consumer information and education and consumer advice.


  • Important Projects of Common European Interest, IPCEI) "Microelectronics-2" strengthens the EU Member States' capacity to build and enhance EU autonomy and resilience in semiconductor value chains, in which Slovenia intends to participate, as part of the national Recovery and Resilience Plan – Digital Transformation of the Economy.

  • The Ministry of the Economy, Tourism and Sport intends to implement the European Common Data Infrastructure and Services (IPCEI-CIS) project as part of the National Recovery and Resilience Plan, more specifically under the Digital Economy Transformation component.

  • With the European Infrastructure for Blockchain Services (EABS) hub, an appropriate test infrastructure for blockchains will be put in place, contributing to more reliable cross-border, national and local services.

  • The Strategy of Digital Transformation of the Economy determines how Slovenia will guarantee the transition to a modern digital economy in the next decade. By 2030, Slovenia will become a leading hub for advanced digital technologies in Europe and will be among the top three European countries in the Advanced Digital Technology Adoption Index.

  • The Programme promoting Investment and the Internationalisation of the Slovenian Economy sets ambitious objectives and clear strategic and efficient measures for a 5-year period, from December 2021 to November 2026 that are designed to ensure the long-term competitiveness and resilience of the Slovenian export economy and attract sustainability-oriented investment.