Slovenian Exports Increased by 16.2%
- Written by: Editor
- Posted: 2018-01-18
At the level of November 2017, Slovenia exported goods with a total value of EUR 2.576 billion. This marked an increase of 16.2% compared to the same month of 2016. Most of the export activities carried out from Slovenia were completed with other entities located in the countries of the European Union (EU). The data provided by the Slovenian Statistics Office show that 81% of the total exports were traded with EU member states, which increased by 19.1% on a year-to-year basis, accounting for EUR 2,001 billion. Our team of lawyers in Slovenia can advise investors operating on this market on the regulations concerning trading operations.
Slovenian exports in 2017
Slovenia exported goods and products to non-EU countries as well. In the period between November 2016 and November 2017, the total level of exports to such countries increased by 6.9%, accounting for EUR 574,8 million.
The exports registered between January and November 2017 increased by 13.5% and our team of Slovenian lawyers can provide more details on the import-export activities in this country.
Main Slovenian export products
After 1991, when the country gained its independence, the local authorities begun intensive trading partnerships with European countries located in the Western region. Some of its main trading partners are the following:
Companies registered in Slovenia usually export the following goods and products:
• electronic equipment;
In 2016, Slovenia also exported the following:
• plastics and plastic articles;
• iron and steel;
Businessmen who want to start a business in Slovenia that will perform export activities should know that, at the level of 2016, the fastest growing level of exports was registered for iron and steel products. The exports for iron and steel increased by 101.9% in a seven years period, followed by mineral fuels (oil included), while the export of plastic and plastic products increased by 84%.
Businessmen are invited to contact our law firm in Slovenia for more details on the regulations applicable to the production and export of plastic products or of other types of goods mentioned above.