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Milan Marković, General Manager, Smurfit Kappa Belgrade

Returning Treated Water to the Danube

Here Milan Marković, General Manager of Smurfit Kappa Belgrade, shares his insights about the company’s legacy and innovative strides in environmental protection Founded in 1921...

Bogdan Gavrilović, Managing Director, WTO Serbia

Transport and Logistics Without Borders

World Transport Overseas is one of the fastest-growing logistics companies in Eastern Europe, with branches in Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Greece, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Serbia,...

Vesna Jovanović, Director, EurologSystem

Connecting Italy and Serbia by Rail

EurologSystem, which is set to commemorate two decades of successful operations in 2025, transports an average of 500,000 tons of goods annually, primarily agricultural...

Branko Milikić, Business Development Director at Halcom Serbia

Innovations in Digital Banking

Halcom is a leader in the domain of digital banking and banking solutions. This company has spent 30 years enabling the safe and efficient...

Dragana Ašić Ratkovac, Business Manager Consulting & Tax Advisor at Unija Consulting d.o.o. Beograd

Our View of the Tax World and What’s Important

The success of companies in today’s world depends, among other things, on the ability to adapt to constant amendments to tax laws. My experience...

H.E. Theodorus Reintjes, Ambassador of the Netherlands to Serbia

No Shortcuts to Membership

Enlargement should be a win-win accomplishment. It should benefit and strengthen both the candidate country and the EU as a whole. We therefore insist on all EU principles being truly embraced.

Serbia is part of the European family, with a clear path towards EU membership. The steps taken need to reflect the true acceptance – and application- of values that underlie both our Union and Serbia’s own society, such as democracy, judicial independence, media freedom and the fight against corruption and organised crime. Some promising steps in the reform process have been taken over recent months, and we look forward to seeing real, concrete and tangible results in the coming period.

When it comes to speeding up the dynamics, the implementation of Serbia’s reforms will continue to determine the speed of Serbia’s progress towards full EU membership. Our expectations of Serbia remain high; we need to see full political commitment and a concrete and credible track record. There are simply no shortcuts, and we insist on this for a good reason: enlargement should be win-win; it should benefit and strengthen both the candidate country and the EU as a whole. 

Some promising steps in the reform process have been taken over recent months, and we look forward to seeing real, concrete and tangible results in the coming period

We were pleased that Serbia accepted the revised enlargement methodology. It places an even stronger focus on the fundamentals, but also on the need for increased political dialogue.

In terms of assistance, the figures leave no doubt: the EU is Serbia’s most important partner. Bilaterally, trade between the Netherlands and Serbia is on the rise (totalling nearly €1 billion a year) and the Netherlands is the largest source of foreign direct investment in Serbia. Furthermore, our sustained assistance and cooperation in the area of the rule of law, through programmes such as MATRA and the Multi Donor Trust Fund, illustrates that Serbia can continue to count on us.

King Frederick X Inaugurates First Section of Undersea Tunnel Connecting Denmark and Germany

King Frederick X of Denmark has inaugurated the first segment of the ambitious 18-kilometre Fehmarn Belt tunnel beneath the Baltic Sea, which will eventually...

EU Ambassadors Reach Agreement to Open Accession Talks with Ukraine and Moldova

EU ambassadors have reached a preliminary agreement to open accession talks with Ukraine and Moldova, according to an announcement from Brussels. Belgium, currently holding the...

Over 150 Companies Attend French-Western Balkans Forum in Belgrade

Yesterday in Belgrade, the French-Serbian Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with the French Embassy and French Trade Advisors, launched the two-day 'FRANCE - WESTERN...

By Emmanuel B. Nyirinkindi, IFC's Vice President of Cross-Cutting Solutions

Public-Private Partnerships Key to Serbia’s Green Future

Five years ago, dark, polluted water with a foul smell trickled down from the Vinča landfill, sending toxic pollutants into the Danube. The landfill,...

Mickoski Proposes New Government for North Macedonia

Hristijan Mickoski, leader of VMRO-DPMNE and the designated Prime Minister of North Macedonia, has formally submitted his proposed cabinet...

King Frederick X Inaugurates First Section of Undersea Tunnel Connecting Denmark and Germany

King Frederick X of Denmark has inaugurated the first segment of the ambitious 18-kilometre Fehmarn Belt tunnel beneath the...

Belgrade Hotel Union Sold for €6.2 Million

Hotel Union, a historic landmark in Belgrade, has been sold for 727 million dinars (€6.2 million) at a public...

French Firms Suez and Vinci to Oversee Wastewater Treatment in Belgrade

The Serbian government has enlisted French companies Suez International SAS and Vinci Construction Grands Projets for the design, construction,...

Dušan Živković Named New CEO of Elektroprivreda Srbije

Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS) has announced the appointment of Dušan Živković as its new Chief Executive Officer, following a decision...

Mickoski Proposes New Government for North Macedonia

Hristijan Mickoski, leader of VMRO-DPMNE and the designated Prime Minister of North Macedonia, has formally submitted his proposed cabinet...

King Frederick X Inaugurates First Section of Undersea Tunnel Connecting Denmark and Germany

King Frederick X of Denmark has inaugurated the first segment of the ambitious 18-kilometre Fehmarn Belt tunnel beneath the...

Belgrade Hotel Union Sold for €6.2 Million

Hotel Union, a historic landmark in Belgrade, has been sold for 727 million dinars (€6.2 million) at a public...

Public-Private Partnerships Key to Serbia’s Green Future

Five years ago, dark, polluted water with a foul smell trickled down from the Vinča landfill, sending toxic pollutants...

German Voters Dominate, Malta Least Represented in Upcoming European Parliament Elections

As the 2024 European Parliament elections draw near, set to take place from 6 to 9 June, Eurostat has...

Mickoski Proposes New Government for North Macedonia

Hristijan Mickoski, leader of VMRO-DPMNE and the designated Prime Minister of North Macedonia, has formally submitted his proposed cabinet...

King Frederick X Inaugurates First Section of Undersea Tunnel Connecting Denmark and Germany

King Frederick X of Denmark has inaugurated the first segment of the ambitious 18-kilometre Fehmarn Belt tunnel beneath the...

Belgrade Hotel Union Sold for €6.2 Million

Hotel Union, a historic landmark in Belgrade, has been sold for 727 million dinars (€6.2 million) at a public...

Public-Private Partnerships Key to Serbia’s Green Future

Five years ago, dark, polluted water with a foul smell trickled down from the Vinča landfill, sending toxic pollutants...

German Voters Dominate, Malta Least Represented in Upcoming European Parliament Elections

As the 2024 European Parliament elections draw near, set to take place from 6 to 9 June, Eurostat has...
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