Boštjan Gorjup, President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia – Ready to Embrace the Future

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia has a clear and bold strategic plan to help Slovenian economy reach export of EUR 50 billion in 2025. The plan includes higher wages for employees, alleviation of the tax burden, and a better supply of well-trained workforce through improved education and smart immigration. We are future-oriented and ready to work on measures that will propel Slovenian economy to new heights, says Boštjan Gorjup, the President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia (CCIS).

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Interview with Gertrud Rantzen, Chairwoman of the German-Slovene Chamber of Commerce and Industry – Our Connections Run Deep and Wide

According to the latest survey on the economic situation which AHK carries in the 15 CEE countries Slovenia is the best prepared for digital transformation. This rating is of enormous importance for further cooperation between the two countries as it means that there are new venues for work, this time, in advanced technologies. It is a cherry on the top of already successful cooperation between two economies. No wonder then there are strong motives from both sides to add new quality to this relationship, explains Gertrud Rantzen, Chairwoman of the German-Slovene Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AHK Slovenia).

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The Slovenian Government Put Forward the Draft General Government Budgets for 2020 and 2021

The draft budgets follow the fiscal rule that requires the gradual balancing of state budgetary revenues and expenditure without further indebtedness. Expenditures of EUR 10.35 billion are planned in the next year, which is 1.9% higher than set out in the revised budget for 2019, while revenues are planned to rise by 4.5% to just under EUR 10.82 billion.

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Sašo Berger is the New President of AmCham Slovenia

At the 21st Regular Annual General Assembly members of AmCham Slovenia elected a new president of AmCham Slovenia. Sašo Berger, Chairman of the Board at S&T Slovenia, was elected for a two-year term. Three new members were elected into the Board of Governors of AmCham Slovenia: Blaž Brodnjak (Chairman of the Board, NLB d.d.), Michele Leonardi (Executive Director, IBM Slovenia) and Vanja Lombar (Managing Director, OMV Slovenia). Three members were re-elected for the second two-year term at the Board of Governors: Iztok Klančnik (Managing Director, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Slovenia), Milan Dragić (Managing Director, Bisnode South-East Europe) and Vanja Hrovat (Chairman of the Board, Generali Insurance Ljubljana).

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