The Slovenia Times

DARS revenue, profit up in first six months


Ljubljana - The National Motorway Company (DARS) generated EUR 218.8 million in revenue in the first six months of the year, which is 16% more than in the same period last year. Net profit was up 55% to EUR 43.9 million, according to the company's unaudited report.

Operating profit (EBIT) rose by 30% to EUR 69.6 million, and operating profit before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) increased by 19% to EUR 173.7 million.

Net sales revenue topped EUR 208 million, which is 16% more than in the first half of 2020.

DARS sold little more than 2.5 million 2021 toll stickers in the first half of the year, up slightly year-on-year, but still significantly lower than in 2019, before the Covid-19 epidemic.

The number of cargo vehicles on motorways and expressways has been increasing and exceeded the figures from 2019 and 2020 in the January-June period.

DARS collected EUR 65.6 million in revenue from the sales of toll stickers, up 7% from the same period last year, while revenue from cargo transport was 21% higher at EUR 131.6 million.

Operating expenditure rose by 11% to EUR 148.3 million.


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