The Slovenia Times

Service sector recovering fast


Ljubljana - Revenue from the sales of services in Slovenia was up by 21.8% in June compared to the same month last year, and by 2.6% compared to June 2019, the Statistics Office reported on Friday, an indication that services are recovering fast from the pandemic slump.

All observed groups of services contributed to the growth in revenue from the sales of services in June, with the largest growth being recorded in real estate brokerage (49%).

In the hospitality industry, revenue grew by 24.7% in June year-on-year, and in professional, scientific and technical activities it was up by 24.5%.

In transport and warehousing it increased by 23.6%, in other miscellaneous business activities by 18.4% and in information and communication by 12%, the Statistics Office notes.

In the first half of 2021, revenue from the sales of services was up by 13.5% year-on-year, and it was higher in all observed groups except the hospitality industry. It was meanwhile 1.2% below the figure from the first half of 2019.


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