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Slovenia

Official Title:
Republic of Slovenia


General Information

Please note that all statistics reflect Canadian dollars, with some figures reflecting the yearly averages for the year. If listed as ’0’ or absent, the statistic is unavailable.
Bilateral Product trade
Canada - Slovenia
Year Exports Imports
2011 $13,629,582 $101,516,749
2012 $59,080,960 $143,094,320
2013 $11,104,678 $129,837,290
2014 $62,702,263 $126,045,173
2015 $26,245,300 $143,708,823
Product trade (2015)
21 HS Sections
Canada - Slovenia
Section Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $50,170 $97,286
02 Veg. Prod. $671,575 $533,688
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $284 $57,644
04 Food Prod. $1,031,271 $1,357,301
05 Mineral Prod. $13,203,904 $2,923
06 Chemical Prod. $1,298,185 $53,721,615
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $105,365 $2,473,533
08 Leather, Fur Prod. $11,211 $59,886
09 Wood Prod. $162,344 $349,198
10 Paper Prod. $61,318 $1,541,441
11 Textiles Prod. $50,060 $1,856,297
12 Dress Access. $26,449 $877,150
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $6,566 $5,317,816
14 Precious Metals/stones $16,113 $1,501
15 Base Metal Prod. $1,200,983 $11,259,913
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $1,800,653 $42,152,175
17 Vehicles and Equip. $1,208,082 $3,865,984
18 Specialized Inst. $1,976,940 $8,412,048
19 Arms & Ammunition $31,306 $2,762
20 Misc. Articles $2,309,720 $9,707,187
21 Antiques $ $

Capital: Ljubljana
Population (million): 2.06
Total Area: 20,273km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 0.71 EURO (EUR) (2015 - Annual average)
National Holiday: June 25
Language(s): Slovenian, Italian, Hungarian


Political Information

Type of State:
Constitutional Republic

Type of Government:
Parliamentary democracy. Bicameral Parliament with a 90-seat National Assembly and a 40- seat National Council (Upper House). Prime Minister (leader of the majority party or the majority coalition) proposed by the President and approved by the National Assembly. Administrative divisions: 212 municipalities, including 11 municipalities with urban status.

Head of State:
President Borut Pahor

Head of Government:
Prime Minister Miro Cerar (SMC)

Ministers:
Deputy PM and Public Administration: Boris Koprivnikar
Deputy PM and Foreign Affairs: Karl Erjavec
Deputy PM and Agriculture, Forestry and Food: Dejan Zidan

Main Political Parties:
Party of Modern Centre (SMC); Slovenian Democratic Party (SDS); Social Democrats (SD); Democratic Party of Pensioners of Slovenia (DeSUS); New Slovenia-Christian Democrats (NSi); United Left (ZL); Governing Coalition: Party of Modern Centre (SMC) (35 seats), Democratic Party of Pensioners of Slovenia (DeSUS) (11 seats), Social Democrats (SD) (6 seats)

Elections:
President (5 year term): next in 2017. National Assembly (4 year term): last in July 2014.


Economic Information (2015)

Comparative figures
Type Slovenia Canada
GDP: ($ billion) 54.87 1,987.87
GDP per capita: ($) 26,598.59 55,487.60
GDP growth rate: (%) 2.32 1.08
Inflation: (%) -0.51 1.1
Unemployment: (%) 9 6.89

Product Trade and investment (2015)

Canadian exports to country: $26,245,300
Canadian imports from country: $143,708,823
FDI in Canada: $ million
CDI in Slovenia: $ million


Representation

Foreign Representation in Canada:
Ambassador Marjan Cencen

Canadian Representation Abroad:
Ambassador Isabelle Poupart


November 2016
Sources include: Statistics Canada, IMF

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2010-02-16