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Location:
- Central Europe, eastern Alps bordering the Adriatic Sea;
- Neighbours: Italy, Austria, Hungary, Croatia.

Climate:
- Mediterranean climate on the coast, continental climate with mild to hot summers and cold winters in the plateaus and valleys to the east.

Natural hazards:
- flooding;
- earthquakes.


Macro indicators (* 2018 estimates)
Surface:20,273km2
Population*:2.1million
Pop. density*:102.1people/km2
GDP*:45.9EUR billion
GDP/capita*:22,205.2EUR

European Union:
EU member, since 2004


Currency: Euro



 


Statistics

Slovenia FY2018 Market Portfolio

Slovenia FY2018 Rankings


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Latest news



SLOVENIA: EBRD exits leading pension fund Prva Group

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) said on Friday it exited its engagement in Slovenia's pension fund Prva Group, one of the leading asset management providers in central and eastern Europe.


SLOVENIA's Generali Insurance Deploys Metastorm BPM Software

"Like many insurance companies, our customer facing processes are critical to our business," stated Sonja Leban Gogala, director of sales channel, Generali Insurance Slovenia. "By automating our core processes using Metastorm BPM, we will be able to quickly realise its value, especially in terms of overall competitiveness."




SLOVENIA bans Adris to boost stake in reinsurer

Slovenia's Insurance Supervision Agency has rejected an application of the Croatian tourism and insurance group Adris to boost its stake in reinsurer Pozavarovalnica Sava, BBJ - Regional Today reported on Monday citing local media reports.

STATISTICS: SLOVENIA, 1H2016: GWP of EUR 1 billion, fairly equal to the previous year's result

The first half of 2016 ended for the Slovene insurance market with GWP worth EUR 1.06 billion, a figure which is fairly equal to the one recorded in 1H2015. In comparison with the previous semesters, it seems that timid signs of recovery showed by the local market throughout 2015, after several years of sluggish decline, are still far from becoming a robust trend.


SLOVENIA: Sava Re shareholders to receive higher dividends this year

Shareholders of reinsurer Sava Re have endorsed the management's proposal for a dividend payout of 80 cents per share, which is 25 cents more than last year. The shareholders also granted discharge of liability to the management of Zvonko Ivanusic despite his recent dismissal.

SLOVENIA: Zavarovalnica Triglav develops free mobile application Triglav Weather

Following the hailstorms that ravaged north-eastern Slovenia at the beginning of last week, Zavarovalnica Triglav has set up a mobile appraisal unit in Maribor. It is designed to inspect and appraise the value of car damage in the event of massive loss events. To arrange a visit with the mobile unit call the free on-duty number 080 555 555 or 080 2864.


"Solvency II Lessons Learned" - discussed in September, in Ljubljana

The introduction of Solvency II, starting January 2016, represents the biggest shift in the insurance regulation in several decades. the challenges arising from this shift ranging from financial, organisational, legal, operational, to systemic risks. The "Solvency II Lessons Learned" conference, organized by the Slovenian Insurance Supervision Agency, aims to exchange views on the first lessons learned in this respect.


SAVA Re simplifies its group structure by a quadruple merger

Slovenian insurance group SAVA Re has already taken steps to simplify its organisational structure by merging its two domestic subsidiaries -  Zavarovalnica Maribor and Zavarovalnica Tilia - and the two Croatian units - Velebit osiguranje and Velebit zivotno osiguranje - into one company.

SLOVENIA: All insurers solvent under new EU rules

All Slovenian insurers are solvent according to the rules of the EU directive Solvency II that became effective in Slovenia in January, the Insurance Supervision Agency said on Monday.

SLOVENIA: Pension insurer's profit down

Modra zavarovalnica, Slovenia's largest provider of supplementary pension insurance, posted a net profit of EUR 4.7m for 2015, down from EUR 17.4m in the year before. Assets under management rose to EUR 1.3bn from EUR 1.2bn, the company said on Friday.

STATISTICS: Who were the FY2015 SLOVENIAN top insurers?

The Slovenian insurance market totaled EUR 1.97 billion at the end of December 2015, 2% more y-o-y, statistics of the country's Insurance Association indicated. In terms o claims paid by local insurers, the aggregate value increased by 1.9% to EUR 1.35 billion.