The focus of our economic policy has been placed on increasing the competitiveness of the economy by using structural reforms and infrastructure development to create conditions to increase domestic and foreign investments. As a result, we expect the Montenegrin economy to grow both this year and next
We want to establish a public administration that is more efficient in relation to costs, which will better serve citizens and the economy for less money and which will function according to transparent and harmonised procedures. That’s not easy, but there is no alternative!
The main objective for all of us should be to ensure that bank operations are sustainable in the long run, in order to avoid a repetition of past negative experiences. Thanks to the measures we undertook in past years, the domestic banking system is now stable and highly resilient against various macroeconomic shocks
The launch of construction of large irrigation systems in Serbia, the announcement of the first calls for IPARD and the purchase of company IMT by renowned Indian company TAFE have all marked the previous period, and Minister Nedimović also announces the further continuation of investments and intensive work on utilising the potential of the agriculture and manufacturing industries
Serbia is today a country with regulated public finances, which has enabled it to launch and finance an ambitious new cycle of infrastructure works, to work on connecting Serbia with the region and the EU, and thus also strengthening the competitiveness of our economy. That’s a job that will continue in 2018.
In order to be ready to commence negotiations on Chapter 27, you must perfectly know the state of the environment in your country. As illustrated by the example of finding illegal waste storage, there are many more challenges ahead of us than we think. That's why I'm opposed to the opening of this negotiating chapter, which already cost some new EU member states a lot
The date of 28th May is one of the brightest and most unforgettable days in the history of Azerbaijani statehood. On 28th May 2018 we will mark the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the first parliamentary republic in the Muslim East – the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic
The world is changing rapidly, with globalisation and digitisation significantly increasing the pace of our lives and bringing us closer together than ever before, as well as presenting profound challenges to our self-perception, politics, the economy, security and society
Serbia this year entered the world’s top 10 countries for the issuance of electronic building permits, leaving some of the world’s most developed countries in our wake. And we have to preserve this achievement
An independent judiciary, a trust-based administration free of corruption and, last but not least, the value of having a free media are indispensable pillars for a country that wants to build a stable democracy – says Anders Christian Hougård
It is all about utilising local resources and entrepreneurial spirit, investing in education, intellectual capital, innovations, added value technologies and industries with the goal of creating a thriving and sustainable business environment – Pertti Ikonen
If the leaders of France and Germany can meet for a joint commemoration (The end of World War I), it shouldn’t seem strange for Serbia and Austria to do the same. We already showed in 2014 that it is perfectly possible to address such a seemingly controversial subject in a joint approach with our Serbian counterparts when we organised an Austrian-Serbian exhibition under the slogan “remembering history – creating the future” - Ambassador Johannes Eigner
The signal provided by the European Commission declaring Serbia and Montenegro as the "Front Runners" in a Balkan EU-integration context will serve to accelerate the arrival of foreign investment in Serbia, as well as integrating the country into global trade patterns – Jan Lundin