EENI-Business School

Doing Business in Slovenia

EENI- School of International Business

Subject - Doing Business in Slovenia. Ljubljana. Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to the Republic of Slovenia (European Union)
  2. Slovenian Economy
  3. Doing Business in Ljubljana
  4. Slovenian Foreign Trade: an exporter of winter sports products
  5. Foreign Direct Investment in Slovenia
  6. Top Slovenian companies
  7. Access to the Slovenian Market
  8. Business Plan for Slovenia

The objectives of the subject “Doing Business in Slovenia” are the following:

  1. To analyse the Slovenian Economy and Foreign Trade
  2. To evaluate the business opportunities in the Slovenian Market
  3. To analyse the trade relations of Slovenia with the country of the student
  4. To know Slovenia's trade agreements as a member of the European Union
  5. To develop a business plan for the Slovenian Market
Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Slovenia” is studied...
  1. Doctorate: Europe
  2. Professional Master's Programs (e-learning): Europe, International Business

Recommendations for the Slovenian Students

Course learning materials in English + Spanish Eslovenia French Slovenie Portuguese União Europeia.

  1. Credits of the subject “Doing Business in Slovenia”: 1 ECTS
  2. Duration: one week

Description of the Subject: Doing Business in Slovenia

The Republic of Slovenia (Europe)

  1. Capital: Ljubljana
  2. Official Language: Slovenian
  3. Area: 20,273 square kilometres
  4. Slovenian Population: 2 millions of people
  5. Type of Government: Parliamentary Republic
  6. Borders of Slovenia: Italy, Croatia, Hungary and Austria
  7. Religion in Slovenia: Catholicism (Christianity)
  8. Slovenia belongs to the Western Christian Civilisation (European Economic Area)
  9. Independence: 1992 (Yugoslavia)

Economy of Slovenia.

  1. Slovenian GDP (nominal): 49,550 millions of dollars
  2. GDP per capita: 28,200 dollars
  3. Slovenian Currency: Euro
  4. Slovenia joined the European Union in 2004
  5. Slovenia has significant reserves of petroleum, zinc and coal
  6. Slovenia is a major exporter of products related to winter sports
  7. About 20% of the world's generic pharmaceuticals have been manufactured in Slovenia
  8. The Slovenian wines are rated as high quality
  9. Renault has a car factory in Slovenia (Revoz)
  10. Top Slovenian Industries: iron products and aluminium, trucks, cars, military equipment, wood, textiles, chemical products
  11. Headquarters of the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER): Ljubljana

Main Slovenian Companies

  1. Istrabenzl, industrial conglomerate
  2. Adria Mobil, auto caravans
  3. Akrapovic, automotive
  4. Alpine, sport and fashion footwear
  5. Elan Line, sports
  6. Goodyear, Dunlop, Sava tires
  7. Gorenje, household appliances and personal electronic devices
  8. Tomatoes, mopeds
  9. Pharmaceutical products Krka
  10. Pharmaceuticals Lek
  11. Gorenje Orodjarna, foundry
  12. Litostroj, heavy machinery
  13. Slovenija CESTE Tehnika, construction, civil engineering

Slovenian Foreign Trade.

  1. Main Slovenian exports: manufactured products, machinery and transportation equipment, chemical products, foods
  2. Top Slovenian exports destinations: Germany, Italy and Croatia
  3. Top Slovenian suppliers: Germany, Italy and Austria
  4. As a member of the European Union, Slovenia is the beneficiary of the EU Free trade agreements
  5. The Port of Koper is the largest in Slovenia

International Economic Relations of Slovenia

  1. Adriatic-Ionian Initiative
  2. Central European Initiative (CEI)
  3. Regional Cooperation Council
  4. European Union
  5. Inter-American Development Bank
  6. International Chamber of Commerce
  7. World Bank
  8. International Monetary Fund (IMF)
  9. Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
  10. World Trade Organisation
  11. Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
  12. Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)
  13. United Nations
  14. European Investment Bank (EIB)
  15. European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  16. Group of States of the Council of Europe Convention against the corruption (GRECO)
  17. Asia-Europe Economic Meeting (ASEM)

Examples of the subject - Foreign Trade and Business in Slovenia:
Adriatic-Ionian Initiative

Central European Initiative (CEI)

European Union-Mexico Free Trade Agreement (FTA)



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