Slovenian Imports and Exports Increased in the First Six Months of 2018

In the first six months of 2018, the value of the Slovenian imports and exports expanded; the exports increased by 11.2% compared to same period of 2017, while the imports rose by 10.9%. Most of the Slovenian exports were concluded with the member states of the European Union (EU), representing 76.6% from the total exports and the main trading partners were Germany and Italy. Our team of lawyers in Slovenia can assist businessmen with advice on the main import-export regulations available in this country. 

The main import-export products in June 2018  

At the level of June 2018, Slovenia exported the following products: 
motor cars and other types of motor vehicles;
In terms of the imports conducted in Slovenia, the following products were the most demanded on the local market: 
motor cars and motor vehicles;
petroleum oil;
oils obtained from bituminous minerals
Slovenian exports concluded with the member states of the EU increased at the level of June 2018 by 9.3% compared to the same period of the previous year, while the exports to non-EU countries also expanded by 7.9%, accounting for EUR 637.3 million

Main Slovenian exports 

Businessmen who want to invest in Slovenia should know that the country is traditionally known for the export of the following types of products: 
electrical machinery and equipment;
machinery – including computers;
mineral fuels (oil included);
plastics and plastic products;
iron and steel;
furniture and prefabricated buildings;
Investors who are interested in opening a company in Slovenia involved in trading activities should known that the local companies exporting products to other countries manufacture goods such as software, shoes and boots, home appliances, pharmaceutical, heavy machinery and others. Our team of Slovenian lawyers assist foreign investors with in-depth advice on how to start a business here. 
For more details concerning the import-export legislation applied in this country, we invite you to contact our law firm in Slovenia; our attorneys can assist with professional advice on any matter related to trading.