Comprehensive normalisation (between Serbia and Kosovo) implies that both sides will not undertake actions which might stop or seriously hinder the development of the other. For the development of Kosovo and the region it will be important for it to gradually join international organisations – Axel Dittmann
This government is continuing to build on the foundations set by its predecessor and opening new doors for economic growth through the digitisation process. This is a key condition that will enable faster growth in the competitiveness of the economy and more innovations, and a different relationship between the state and its citizens
Since its establishment in 2002, the Foreign Investors Council has remained faithful to its principles - transparency, equality and predictability. Today, as in the past, the FIC promotes a predictable and clear business environment that provides equal opportunities for all, as well as sound business ethics
We have shown that we are ready to tackle the most challenging issues such as the reform of public enterprises, building roads and improving railway services. Cooperation with the private sector allows us to test our decisions in practice
Reversing the corrosive trend of extreme economic inequality is a challenge, and the international community has made significant strides towards raising people out of poverty. To reduce inequality, policies should universally pay attention to the needs of disadvantaged and marginalised populations - Narinder Chauhan
An economist by training, Swiss Ambassador H.E. Philippe Guex monitors Serbia’s economic reforms with particular attention and claims that the biggest successes in the European integration process have been made on the macroeconomic front.
Relations between the United States and Serbia today are wider and deeper than they have ever been in the 135 years since the U.S. first recognized the Kingdom of Serbia as a sovereign, independent nation
Western Balkan countries which genuinely want to belong to the EU, and share and defend its basic values and political objectives, are being offered ample opportunities for implementing such a policy. The statement by German Foreign Minister, Sigmar Gabriel, on a “Berlin Process reloaded” is only the latest example of the willingness of the EU and member states to continue extending a helping hand to those committed to the EU project – Leo D’Aes
Postoji dosta snažno mišljenje da je izjava predsednika Evropske komisije (Ž. K. Junker) o zaustavljanju proširenja za vreme njegovog mandata bila prilično nesrećna, s obzirom na to da zemljama Zapadnog Balkana članstvo u EU predstavlja jedinu viziju i najbolju opciju za njihov razvoj. Verujem da će Evropska komisija u novom sastavu imati mudriji pristup – Nj. e. Vladimir Gasparič
Švedskoj se dopada to što je Srbija, baš kao i Švedska, odabrala sličan put kada je reč o politici bezbednosti – da pokušava da bude van vojnih blokova, dok je podjednako spremna i na saradnju sa drugim zemljama, u oblastima gde je to moguće. Švedska vidi Srbiju kao veoma odgovornog člana međunarodne zajednice i porodice EU i smatra da ona ima ključnu ulogu kada se govori o bezbednosti i stabilnosti na Zapadnom Balkanu
Technological development has always been achieved to cope with challenges that arose at a given moment. That is how Japan developed its technologies in the fields of the environment and energy, thereby overcoming two major challenges which arose: pollution and the oil crisis
The Government is open to the idea of including the civil sector in its administrative work and unburdening the administration, which is the trend in the developed world. NALED is a positive example, having developed the e-permit software with help from donors and then handed it over to the state. This was a great help, and other organisations are certainly able to contribute to the common good in the same way.
After the great success of the German ‘Initiative for Finding Suppliers in the Western Balkans’, AHK is now focused on finding a way to create ‘regional value chains’, creating cooperation between companies across the entire region. Serbian companies selected as suppliers are among the best in the country, able to supply the German market with everything it needs in their line of business
Although he has only been the director of the Goethe-Institut in Belgrade since March, Frank Baumann notes that the Serbian language, Serbia and our culture have been close to him for 12 years, because his wife is a Serb and their three children know our language
“We can say that Leoni Wiring Systems Southeast d.o.o. is one of the highest performing companies within the Leoni world,” says Clemens Sachs, director of Leoni Wiring Systems Southeast, in this interview for CorD
Geographical origin is a guarantee of an original and recognisable product. Winemakers were among the first to recognise the importance and need to associate, and the possibility of realising individual interests through common interests
I am very happy to see that industry and education build trust once they know that the government stands behind the dual education process. In the next step, it is important to further develop the main pillars of employment promotion: education and the economy, as well as employment facilitation services
“Our stance has always been to not promote spending, rather actually savings, as a way for citizens to achieve and realise many things in their life,” says Igor Anić, member of the Executive Board of ProCredit Bank, speaking to CorD
Tax Treaty Related Measures, the Multilateral Convention presented last November by the OECD, is now supported by 70 Ministers and high-level representatives who participated in the signing ceremony on 7th June. The Treaty itself will influence the legislations of the states involved, including Serbia
“Miele is a company that always keeps pace with, technological advances in the area of domestic appliances, and which develop projects that are orientated towards the future,” says Zoran Đurić, general manager of MIELE Srbija, speaking to CorD
European castles are undeniably magical. Out of all of Europe, Germany boasts the most impressive selection of castles, these magnificent structures widely considered to be the nation’s crown jewels. Germany is home to 2,000+ castles, according to some sources
Svetislav Pešić, one of the world’s best basketball coaches, driven by the challenge of making Germany a European and world power in basketball, arrived at the German Basketball Federation precisely 30 years ago, and as early as the first press conference he stated that Germany would become European champions in basketball.
The Government of Serbia and the Ministry of Economy will continue to work on improving the business environment and the climate for doing business, with the aim of creating a more efficient, more prospective, attractive and competitive economy, and equal treatment on the European Union market
The FIC’s biggest strength is in the promotion of views and suggestions that are the unified voice of more than 100 entities, whose operations depend on the development and growth of the entire Serbian market
“Children in Serbia deserve equal opportunities as the children in the EU,” said European Commissioner for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn following the signature of ...