Slovenia: Economic Sentiment Stabilizes

BusinessEconomy ♦ Published: August 5, 2013; 08:01 ♦ (Vindobona)

This year, Slovenia will not be able to leave the recession behind. However, the economic sentiment begins to improve in some sectors.

Slovenia: Economic Sentiment Stabilizes / Picture: ©

In the Slovenian service sector, optimism returns gradually. Furthermore, Slovenia´s retail sector seems to have bottomed out, analysts say. In the last quarter, sales were up by 0.5%. The economic sentiment construction industry, which had to suffer large drop in turnover in the last years, is keeping its recent gains.

Consumer confidence remains weak, however. Moreover, the…