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Trade in Slovenia

Slovenia was the world’s 51st largest exporter of goods and 56th largest exporter of commercial services in 2021. Export values were $57.4 and $9.8 billion USD respectively. Slovenia’s top export category was manufactures, followed by fuels and mining products, and agricultural products. In 2020, Slovenia’s main export destination markets for goods and services trade were to Germany , Switzerland  and Italy, with trade representing 146.24 per cent of GDP. In terms of imports, Slovenia’s import values were $57.6 and $6.8 billion USD respectively in 2021. Slovenia’s top import category was manufactures, followed by fuels and mining products and agricultural products. Leading import partners were Germany , Switzerland  and Italy. Slovenia is a member of the European Union, which is part of 45 different Regional Trade Agreements, including with Central America, Pacific States and Eastern and Southern Africa States.
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General Information

This section includes general information on the economy, legal system, official languages and links to additional demographic information.

Official Name

Republic of Slovenia





WTO Membership Date

30 July 1995

Legal System

civil law system



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Additional Information

Financial Information

This section includes financial information such as the currency, exchange rate lookup and local banks issuing trade finance.



Exchange Rate

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GTFP Confirming Banks

Through the IFC's Global Trade Finance Program (GTFP) bank network, local financial institutions can establish working partnerships with a vast number of major international banks in the Program that can broaden access to finance and reduce cash collateral requirements. This extends and complements the capacity of banks to deliver trade finance by providing risk mitigation on a per-transaction basis in challenging markets where trade lines may be limited.
  • Sberbank Banka DD - Ljubljana, Slovenia - SWIFT: SABRSI2X

  • UniCredit Bank Slovenija DD - Ljubljana, Slovenia - SWIFT: BACXSI22

Contact Information

This section includes contact information for business support organizations and national resources.

Business Support Organizations

  • Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia

    Member's associations - (i.e. sector, professional, exporters)

    [email protected]
  • SPIRIT Slovenia, public agency

    Trade promotion organization (TPO)

    [email protected]

Government MSME Agency

  • Ministry of Economy

Industrial Property Offices

  • Slovenian Intellectual Property Office (SIPO)

  • Ministry of Economic Development and Technology

SPS Enquiry Points

Sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) enquiry points are government agencies designated to answer questions about trade requirements.
  • The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food
    Phone: +(386 1) 478 9311

    Dunajska cesta 22

    [email protected]

TBT Enquiry Points

Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) enquiry points are government agencies designated to answer questions about trade requirements.
  • Slovenian Institute for Standardisation SIST
    WTO TBT Enquiry Point
    Phone: +(386 1) 478 3065

    Šmartinska cesta 152
    1000 Ljubljana

    [email protected]

Additional Information

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Links to other helpful resources

This section includes additional links to trade-related resources.

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Last Reviewed: June, 2023

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