links between Slovenia and China have seen significant progress over the past
the joint projects of the two countries are Pipistrel, a USD 300m worth aircraft
plant, and recent acquisition of Slovenian software Autfit7 with amazing billion
Slovenia has been intensively promoting its wine at the Chinese market.
SHS group arrived in Maribor with great plans to expand the airport. The
runway should be extended by an additional 800 meters, which will enable take
off of Airbus A330 or Boeing 777 aircraft. The idea is to become a regional
passenger and cargo traffic center to China and from China.
is planned that expansion will start in 2018 and that capacity from the current
600,000 passengers annually increases to three million.
the airport there is currently no regular traffic, but only charter flights,
and there are small airplanes on board as well as NATO military helicopters.
however, is not the only investment of this Chinese company in Maribor. One
of their last acquisitions is RTS24 TV station, which has a national frequency
in Slovenia. With
this investment, the annual exchange of Slovenia and China reached almost USD 2