SMART TO INVEST AND DO BUSINESS WITH SLOVENIA
There are numerous reasons why it is smart to invest and do business with Slovenia. Not only it has been recognized as one of the world’s most sustainable countries, but also high quality of life makes Slovenia a perfect country to live and work in.
Slovenia is one of the fastest growing economies in Central and Eastern European countries and extremely export oriented. It is among most developed countries in the world. What our partners value when doing business with Slovenia? Definitely business and investor friendly economic environment with efficient solutions. Investors see Slovenia as a leading country in macroeconomic stability and one of the safest places in the world with the world‘s second most reliable and secure energy supply system. Slovenia is an open economy for foreign investors, ranking one of the least restrictive countries among OECD members.
Slovenian business partners choose Slovenia also for its high degree of industrialisation, proximity to major production hubs and reaching global supply chains. Our excellent geographical position in the heart of Europe and at the crossroads of TEN-T corridors, quality infrastructure with well-developed transport and telecommunication network, fast development of information society have attracted many international companies to become our partners and suppliers. Slovenia means easy access to 700 million people in the regional markets.
We are already taking key steps aiming to build a Green, Creative and Smart economy and we strive for a systemic and efficient approach in everything we do. Slovenia is rich in natural resources (wood, soil, water) and has great potential for transition to green economy.
A corporate culture of transparency and accountability, observance of international technical standards, personal integrity and company loyalty make a foreign manager’s job easy ever since the first big international companies established their operations in Slovenia. We are an important research, development and innovation player in the region.
The key strength of the Slovenian innovation systems are human resources and international cooperation of researchers and innovators.
Slovenia’s talented workforce delivers creative and sustainable solutions. Investor confidence thrives on legal and institutional reforms designed to facilitate investment. Starting a company is straightforward and easy through single-access points to register a limited liability company, obtain a construction permit and carry out any other administrative procedures.
We have been working tirelessly to ensure Slovenia’s business and investment environment remains competitive. We have been supporting domestic and foreign direct investments through various incentives for R&D, employment and financial subsidies.
And we are committed to improve it even further with proactive reforms that will enable greater competitiveness of the Slovenian economy and create conditions for the restructuring of traditional industry into an industry of knowledge and innovation. We count on the industry to lead the transition and recovery, as the engine of the innovation and economic growth. We will support it with sustainable, targeted and investment-oriented measures. These will help the industry and enterprises to restructure their processes, boost productivity and become more resilient.
The resilience and recovery of Slovenia will be achieved through the digital transformation of certain sectors of the economy and society, reduced administrative burdens and greater openness and flexibility of the Slovenian economy, and by strengthening the innovation potential of all relevant stakeholders.
Moreover, we intend to boost investment also in infrastructure and social sectors which will significantly contribute to sustainable economic growth in the coming years.
I firmly believe that our vision of Green.Creative.Smart. Slovenia is on the right path for attracting investments also in the future since it encompasses the key future trends that every investor would benefit from.
Slovenia is a location offering to establish development, research, marketing and other activities for your entire business operation.
Our government will continue to support such investments that bring higher added value per employee, work towards green and digital sustainability, and reduce the environmental impact.
Therefore, if you are searching for a new investment, a reliable business partner or if you are planning to set up or relocate an export business, choosing Slovenia could be the best decision you have ever made. We are warmly inviting you to consider Slovenia for your next investment project.