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Invest in Slovenia

Updated on Tuesday 19th May 2020

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Slovenia is a member of the European Union from 2007. It is now also part of OECD, organization which groups under its name some of the most developed countries in Europe. The economic and political situation is a key factor to be considered when you intend to open a Slovenian company. If you wish to invest in this country, you will most likely need the specialized assistance of our team of experts in company formation in Slovenia. They can assist you with all necessary information and help you start a business in this country. 

What are the advantages of investing in Slovenia?

Slovenia benefits from a strategic location in Europe, being a member state of the European Union (EU). Slovenia applies the principles established by the EU, as well as those provided by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Thus, foreign investors are welcomed to invest on the local market, which prescribes the same regulations applicable to local businessmen. 
It is important to know that the main foreign investors in Slovenia are represented by Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands, France and Germany. 
There are some pluses that the Slovenian economic environment has compared to other jurisdictions. The facts listed below will give you a plus of information on the context you must have in mind when you intend to invest in Slovenia. Some of the strong points of the country are:
  • The process of company registration in Slovenia is similar to other European procedures of establishment;
  • A fair treatment of the investors regardless whether they are Slovenian or from outside the borders of the country;
  • Favorable profit tax (corporate tax at the rate of 17%);
  • An educated and specialized labor force;
  • Safe business environment thanks to the economic and political stability;
  • A functional, well developed infrastructure;
  • Absence of regulatory barriers;
  • Localization in the temperate climate zone thus benefitting from moderate temperatures all year long;
  • Strategic position in the central region of Europe, providing direct access to the regional markets.

Additional reasons for investing in Slovenia


The Slovenian government encourages the collaboration between local and foreign investors by the proposition and implementation of programs supporting mixed ownership of companies. One of the reasons to invest in Slovenia is the existence of several governmental initiatives and state concessions accorded to investments bigger than 0.5 million euro in industry, services and research.
Thanks to its location, Slovenia is a good place to launch or simply test a market, prior to your extension in the markets from the south-east of Europe. Moreover, for those who intend to invest in Slovenia, the country is still offering the opportunity to take part in the last privatization move, after the massive reconstruction brought by the collapse of the communist regime.

Attractive Investment Industries in Slovenia

There are a lot of attractive investment industries in Slovenia. The Slovenian economy is a fast growing one that improved 3 percent for 2014 and grew 2.5 percent for the following year. This is good news for investors who want to open a company in Slovenia.  Businessmen can expect a wide market, skilled workers, technological availability, and business protection. They can also expect a big return of investment since the cost of operating a business in Slovenia is very reasonable, as well as the corporate taxes imposed which is at 19%. Clearly, company formation in Slovenia is a wise business decision.
Since 2004, Slovenia has been one of the top countries in the European Union in terms of economy. A big part of this is due to attractive investment opportunities in Slovenia.
Automotive Industry in Slovenia
Carmakers in Slovenia make sure that they make not only quality cars, but cars that make driving so much easier and technologically advanced. They also made sure that the cars are competitive in the market. For 2016, the automotive industry was estimated to have gained an estimated 3.7 billion euros in revenue. If you would like to invest in Slovenia by opening a company in the automotive industry our company formation experts can help you.
Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals
This industry has been around for a very long time. Manufacturers in Slovenia have been successful in manufacturing and selling their products and there are numerous skilled workers under their disposal. The industry profited an estimated 5.5 billion euros in revenue. A chemical and pharmaceutical company in Slovenia is a very profitable endeavor. Our company formation experts can help you invest in Slovenia by setting up a company in this business sector.
Electrical and Electronics in Slovenia
Slovenia gives importance to educating and training its workers in the field of electronics and the electrical field. Recently, around 2,100 undergraduate students are enrolled in electronics related courses and some 2,900 secondary school students are taking up electrical engineering in Slovenia. The profit in this industry is estimated to be 4.1 billion euros for 2016. If you open a Slovenian company in this industry, you can be assured of skilled workers in electronics and electrical work. If you want to invest in Slovenia in this industry, our incorporation agents are at your disposal.
Information and Communications Technology
This is one of the fastest growing industries in Slovenia. A big part of the reason why it is booming is technological advancement, skills development, and government support. The government has made information and communications technology part of the national development priority. In 2016, the industry was estimated to have gained 3.4 billion euros in revenue. It would be a great investment to open a company in Slovenia in this industry.
If you want to invest in Slovenia and establish a company in one of the investment industries presented above or in any other business sector, feel free to contact our experts in company formation in Slovenia.
Our company formation experts are ready to offer counseling and business advice regarding your intention to invest in this country. Don’t hesitate to contact us and ask more information about how to open a company in Slovenia, how to obtain the needed permits, licenses and any other documents required for establishing your business in this country.

Meet us in Slovenia

Call us now at +385 95 9981 628  to set up an appointment with our company formation consultants in Slovenia. Alternatively you can incorporate your company without traveling to Slovenia.

As a Law Firm Ivan ┼Żupan  client, you will benefit from the joint expertize of local experts and international consultants. Together we will be able to offer you the specialized help you require for your business start-up in Slovenia.


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