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The increase in inward FDI in Slovenia was mostly attributable to transactions (EUR 1,139.5m), and less to other changes (EUR 198.2m). The largest inflows in 2016 were in the form of equity transactions, which amounted to EUR 938.1m. The largest factors in the increase were foreign investment in financial and insurance activities and in manufacturing (EUR 643.1m).
"Akrapovič a leading manufacturer of premium exhaust systems for motorcycles and performance cars is located in Slovenia. At the Akrapovič company, we believe that by remaining in Slovenia we have access to highly skilled workforce which is the key to one of our main competitive advantages: attention to details and quality workmanship.
Pahor, who starts his new five-year term in the office at the end of December, said that it would be important for Slovenia to do its bit as a sovereign country and as an EU and NATO member, in order to contribute to stabilisation and deal with issues internationally. One of the biggest challenges Pahor identified was the refugee issue, where he believes that the EU has failed the test.