South African Embassy, Vienna
Sandgasse 33, 1190 Vienna, Austria
Tel.: +43 1 320 6493
Fax: +43 1 320 6493 51
Emergency No: +43 664 7550 3585 FOR EMERGENCIES ONLY (NOT FOR VISA RELATED ENQUIRIES)

Business Hours Embassy
Mon-Fri 08.00-12.45; 13.30-16.30
Visiting Hours Consular Section

Visa, SA Citizen Services
Mon-Fri 08.30 - 12.00

BILATERAL RELATIONS WITH SLOVENIA

South Africa and the Republic of Slovenia established and have maintained cordial diplomatic relations since 1992.  Whilst South Africa does not have an Embassy in Ljubljana the Ambassador in Vienna is accredited on a non-resident basis to Slovenia.  Slovenia does not have an Embassy in South Africa but has an Honorary Consul General in Cape Town.  South Africa has an Honorary Consul in Ljubljana. There is a bilateral consultation mechanism between the two countries on the level of Senior Foreign Affairs officials.

Bilateral trade between SA and Slovenia from January to December 2019 amounted to Euro 72 million, an increase of 2.5% in comparison to 2018.  South Africa exports amounted to Euro 24.3 million, a decrease of 16.6 % compared to the same period last year. Slovenian exports amounted to Euro 47.7 million, an increase of 16.1 % compared to 2018.

Trade statistics for the past five years:

2015
Total trade between South Africa and Slovenia - Euro 51.4 million
South African exports to Slovenia - Euro 18.6 million
Slovenian exports to South Africa - Euro 32.8 million

2016
Total trade between South Africa and Slovenia - Euro 54.5 million
South African exports to Slovenia - Euro 16.7 million
Slovenian exports to South Africa - Euro 37.8 million

2017
Total trade between South Africa and Slovenia - Euro 55.2 million
South African exports to Slovenia - Euro 23.3 million
Slovenian exports to South Africa - Euro 31.9 million

2018
Total trade between South Africa and Slovenia - Euro 70.2 million
South African exports to Slovenia - Euro 29.1 million
Slovenian exports to South Africa - Euro 41.1 million

2019
Total trade between SA and Slovenia – Euro 72 million
Exports from South Africa to Slovenia – Euro 24.3 million
Imports from Slovenia to South Africa – Euro 47.7 million

The number of Slovenian visitors arriving in South Africa in 2019 was 1381.

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