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Published by Vienna Institute for Comparative Economic Studies in [Vienna] .
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  • Investments, Foreign -- Slovenia.,
  • Slovenia -- Commercial policy.,
  • Slovenia -- Economic conditions.

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StatementMatija Rojec.
SeriesResearch reports / Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies = -- Forschungsberichte / Wiener Institut für Internationale Wirtschsftsvergleiche -- No. 235, Forschungsberichte (Wiener Institut für Internationale Wirtschaftsvergleiche) -- Nr. 235.
ContributionsWiener Institut für Internationale Wirtschaftsvergleiche.
LC ClassificationsHG5687.A3 R65 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationi, 44 p. ;
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19745050M

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Foreign direct investment is equally important to Slovenia’s economic growth as it is for global GDP and jobs worldwide. Facts and figures, investor stories and experiences over the past decades can help potential investors to benchmark the qualities of the country and its people to land investment project in Slovenia.   Summary The importance of foreign direct investment for Slovenian economy is growing and more attention is paid on the national level to stimulate FDI and maximize the positive local impacts of those investments. Foreign Direct Investment in Slovenia increased by EUR Million in September of Foreign Direct Investment in Slovenia averaged EUR Million from until , reaching an all time high of EUR Million in November of and a record low of EUR Million in July of This page provides - Slovenia Foreign Direct Investment - actual values, historical data. The increase in inward FDI in Slovenia was mostly attributable to transactions (EUR 1,m), and less to other changes (EUR m). The largest inflows in were in the form of equity transactions, which amounted to EUR largest factors in the increase were foreign investment in financial and insurance activities and in manufacturing (EUR m).

Slovenia is completely open to foreign investment, in accordance with the principles of the European Union and the OECD, and does not discriminate between national and foreign investors. According to UNCTAD's World Investment Report, FDI inflows in Slovenia decrease from USD 1,4 billion in to USD million in STA, 13 August - Foreign direct investments (FDI) in Slovenia more than doubled in the first half of to reach EUR million. The figure is considerably higher than the EUR million recorded in the same period of , according to central bank data. What is more, FDI nearly doubled between June and June year-on-year. Keywords: Foreign Direct Investment, Financial Development, Economic Growth, Panel Data Analysis JEL Classification: F23, F34, F43 1. Introduction The number of empirical studies examining the impact of foreign direct investment (FDI) and financial sector development on economic growth has been growing ever since the emergence. Slovenia’s economic freedom score is , making its economy the 52nd freest in the Index. Its overall score has increased by points, primarily because of a higher government integrity.

Hot topics RSS. Webinar: Innovative Slovenia on Thursday, 10th December at (CET). Innovation is one of the key elements in achieving long-term prosperity through sustainable and progressive economic growth and as such, one of the main and most important pillars of the Slovenian economy. “Foreign direct investment” is defined as (i) an investment by a foreign investor, the purpose of which is to establish or maintain lasting and direct links between a foreign investor and a corporate entity established in the Republic of Slovenia, by acquiring at least 10% participation in share capital or voting rights, (ii) an investment.   Nonetheless, these benefits are not automatic. Investment policies are required to maximize the potential gains of foreign direct investment. One challenge is that there are different kinds of foreign direct investment, and each may have different economic, social, and . Tax Incentives and Foreign Direct Investment: A Global Survey 3 Foreword Foreign direct investment (FDI) is increasingly being recognized as an important factor in the economic development of countries. Besides bringing capital, it facilitates the transfer of technology, organizational and managerial practices and skills as well as access.