Coupled with lower production costs and energy savings, Hellenic Sugar is on route to achieving sustainable development that will create conditions for new jobs and ensure higher revenue, more exports and a more significant contribution to the overall development of agriculture in Serbia
The Greek Weekend event was held in the Republic Square in Belgrade under the patronage of the Greek Embassy in Belgrade, the Hellenic Business Association in Serbia, the Greek Tourist Board, the City of Belgrade, the Serbian Tourist Board and the Belgrade Tourist Board
As a longstanding member of the EU, Greece consistently supports Serbia’s European perspective. Excellent bilateral relations are further supported through the strong presence of Greek companies and the longstanding friendship between our people. Some of the challenges that both countries are currently facing haven’t altered the bigger picture.
Bilateral ties between Greece and Serbia are excellent. We value strongly the support we receive from Greece on our EU path, and look forward to new and additional models of mutual economic cooperation, in spite of the challenges Greece is facing
The crisis provides an incentive to Greek investors to seek markets where they could expand their activities. In this sense, Serbia is becoming more attractive as there is finally clear consensus in the country on the importance of attracting foreign investors in order to reduce unemployment, and, even more importantly, the willingness to put to use their 'knowhow' and to develop a competitive economy.
Slight indicators of Greece exiting its economic recession could be a good start for improving cooperation and investment in the energy sector and renewable energy sources, tourism, food processing and the furniture industry
The Hellenic Business Association today has the largest number of members since its establishment, which is yet more proof that Greek companies have long-term plans for the Serbian market and that they represent a stable economic partner of Serbia.
By adhering to the highest standards of the demanding international markets where Alumil does business, the company provides its clients from Balkan countries with an opportunity to develop and expand their respective businesses.
Our experience so far, and our potential, both corroborate expectations that Hellenic Sugar Serbia will become the leader of both Serbia and the region. Despite the fact that 2015 was the most perilous year for the sugar industry in Serbia, we meet 2016 with optimism.
When our customers in Serbia know how to make a proper Greek salad and are able to recognise real feta cheese, high quality olives and olive oil, and to smell the aroma of good oregano, we will know that they have become real lovers of Mediterranean cuisine.
Since its inception in 2003, the Hellenic Business Association of Serbia, a private, non-government, non-lobbying, non-profit organisation, has been devoted to activities with one ultimate goal – to help the advancement of Greek-Serbian economic relations.
When meeting someone for the first time, shake hands firmly, smile and make eye contact. There is no formal ritual when it comes to exchanging business cards in Greece, although it is a good idea to have one side translated into Greek and present the business card with this side facing up.
Greek companies have adapted to the crisis and renewed their interest in investing in Serbia. Both countries have initiated several meetings aimed at establishing new cooperation channels and increasing what is currently rather modest trade.
From greats like Theo Angelopoulos, Costa Gavras, Michael Cacoyannis, Irena Papas and Melina Mercouri, to Hollywood stars with Greek origins, such as Nick Cassavetes, Jennifer Aniston, Melina Kanakaredes, and Billy Zane, the list of talented artists is almost endless.
Early May is a wonderful time for everyone to get acquainted with the Easter traditions of the Greek Islands and to experience popular summer tourist sites in a different light. Here are some suggestions
With this troubling and troubled year coming to an end, three major issues should be highlighted as having been predominant throughout the year, and having put Europe’s unity and cohesion to the test: namely, the economic crisis, the migration and refugee crisis and the security threat