Slovenia History

Slovenia – national flag The flag was officially introduced in 1991, but it is already known without the weapon from the mid-1800’s. with the pan-Slavic colors, inspired by the Russian tricolor. In the coat of arms, the three points symbolize Triglav, Slovenia’s highest mountain; the wavy lines stand for the Adriatic Sea, the three stars for the Duchy of Celje. The stars can also refer to three important years in…

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Slovenia Trade and Foreign Investment

Slovenia Trade

Subchapters: Business Relationships Foreign direct investment FTAs ​​and Treaties Development Cooperation Prospective fields of study (MOP) Business relations Trade relations with the EU Trade with EU member states accounted for approximately 66% of all trade (exports 66.8%, imports 65.0%), which makes the EU the main sales market, although Slovenia has managed to diversify trade flows more in recent years (for comparison: in 2016, trade with the EU accounted for almost…

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Independent Slovenia

Independent Slovenia

In December 1991 the government alliance “Demos” broke up due to internal tensions. A government formed in May 1992 under Prime Minister Janez Drnovšek (* 1950; LDS) was replaced by a coalition government of the most important parties after the parliamentary and presidential elections on December 6, 1992 (“historic compromise” of January 1993); Drnovšek stayed in office. Due to the economic growth that began in 1994, Slovenia was able to…

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