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Slovenia Business Week no. 01: Dun&Bradstreet Report Highlights Mounting Opposition to Reforms

Dun&Bradstreet's (D&B) report for January keeps Slovenia firmly at the top in the region, with the country's rating still bearing a growth sign

Dun&Bradstreet's (D&B) report for January keeps Slovenia firmly at the top in the region, with the country's rating still bearing a growth sign. Meanwhile, the report points to growing discontent with the structural reforms being proposed by the government.  

According to the world's leading rating firm, the rising discontent with the proposed reforms "came to a head....in the protests" staged by the country's four largest union associations on 26 November. Around 40,000 people took part in what is thought to be Slovenia's largest demonstration ever.

The report highlights that the government of Prime Minister Janez Jansa has been losing public support in recent months because of its reform efforts. Moreover, the coalition Pensioners' Party (DeSUS) has started to have second thoughts about the proposed reforms, D&B says, adding that it doubts the party would try and bring down the coalition any time soon.

Source: Slovene Press Agency STA

Author: STA