Slovenian companies again lead in SEE TOP 100 per capita

by Tanya Ivanova

Slovenia, a country of just over 2 million people, continues to show the best performance in the SEE TOP 100 per capita ranking with Slovenian companies dominating the top positions. As many as 40 firms entered the 2012 list, the same number as a year earlier.

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Slovenian fuel retailer Petrol ranked first for the fifth consecutive year with revenue per capita of 1,634 euro in 2012 compared with 1,430 euro in 2011. The company took the fifth place in the SEE TOP 100 companies ranking in 2012.
State-owned power generation company Holding Slovenske Elektrarne climbed to second from fourth position with revenue per capita rising to 979.4 euro from 682.3 euro.

Croatia, a country of over four million people, is the second best performer in the SEE TOP 100 per capita with 16 companies on the list. Oil company INA still ranks third despite its revenue per capita slipped to 805.2 euro from 805.9 euro.
Croatia’s second-best performing company is power producer and distributor Hrvatska Elektroprivreda, which advanced by two positions to the 10th place. Its revenue per capita grew to 406.4 euro from 386.6 euro.

Bulgaria has nine companies in the SEE TOP 100 per capita list, of which Lukoil Neftochim Burgas showed the best result with revenue per capita of 597.7 euro in 2012 against 485.8 euro in 2011. The company ranked sixth in terms of revenue per capita and second in the TOP 100 companies chart.
The second best Bulgarian performer was Aurubis Bulgaria, which ranked 16th with revenue per capita of 314.8 euro.

Montenegro and Macedonia have seven companies in the chart each, followed by Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina with six firms each. Montenegro’s best performer, power company Elektroprivreda Crne Gore, ranked ninth with revenue per capita of 426.6 euro versus 426.3 euro a year earlier.

Oil refinery Okta showed the best performance among Macedonian companies. It is 19th on the list with revenue per capita of 290.2 euro in 2012 compared with 323 euro in 2011.

Just one place ahead of Okta was Serbia’s best player, oil and gas firm Naftna Industrija Srbije. Its revenue per capita rose to 296.9 euro in 2012 from 271.2 euro in 2011.

Bosnia’s top performer, oil company Optima Grupa, occupied the 34th place. Its revenue per capita grew to 171.4 euro in 2012 from 150.9 euro in 2011. Five companies from Romania entered the 2012 revenue-per-capita ranking. Oil and gas group OMV Petrom, which is the leader in the SEE TOP 100 companies ranking, is 28th in terms of revenue per capita. The company went up by three positions after its revenue per capita increased to 216.6 euro from 187.2 euro.

Albania had three representatives in the ranking with Bankers Petroleum showing the best result among them. The firm ranked 53rd with revenue per capita of 126.1 euro.

Only one company from Moldova found a place on the latest SEE TOP 100 per capita list. Gas utility Moldovagaz SA took the 78th position with revenue per capita of 97.5 euro.