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Factsheet for measure SI-2022-27/2843 – measures in Slovenia
|Country||Slovenia , applies nationwide|
|Time period||Temporary, 01 July 2022 – 30 June 2023|
|Context||War in Ukraine|
|Type||Legislations or other statutory regulations|
Supporting businesses to stay afloat
– Access to finance
|Author||Maja Breznik (University of Ljubljana) and Eurofound|
|Measure added||12 September 2022 (updated 09 October 2022)|
Following the increase in the prices of fuels, electricity and raw materials, the government passed four decrees, supporting the agricultural and fishing sector to better cope with the higher production costs. The measures address three areas: financial compensation for the high prices of reproductive material, compensation for high energy prices used for agricultural machinery and fishery, and compensatory aid in the milk and milk products sector.
The four decrees are:
Four decrees, adopted at the beginning of June 2022, endowed the agricultural and fishing sectors with the following rights:
Following the official announcement, almost 22.5 million will be paid (about €1.7 million from the European funds) in 2022 and €7.5 million (€5.2 million from the European funds) in 2023.
No information available.
|Does not apply to workers||Applies to all businesses||Does not apply to citizens|
Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:
|Trade unions||Employers' organisations|
|Role||No involvement||No involvement|
|Form||Not applicable||Not applicable|
Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:
No information on the involvement of social partners in the decision process is available.
No information on the reaction of social partners is available.
|Economic area||Sector (NACE level 2)|
|A - Agriculture, Forestry And Fishing||A1 Crop and animal production, hunting and related service activities|
|A3 Fishing and aquaculture|
This case is not occupation-specific.
Eurofound (2022), Aid for agriculture and fisheries, measure SI-2022-27/2843 (measures in Slovenia), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, https://static.eurofound.europa.eu/covid19db/cases/SI-2022-27_2843.html
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