To move forward with the reform agenda in an effective and sustainable manner, we need to strengthen the competence and efficiency of Serbian institutions. AmCham is ready and willing to partner the state in this endeavour
In our 17 years of cooperation with the government, we have successfully changed over 150 regulations and processes aimed at improving the business environment. The most important factors for these successes have been the openness of the government and their constructive approach to possible solutions
Accelerated reforms, particularly those in the area of improving the business climate, ensure that the opinions of business associations are more important than ever. The increasingly open and constructive dialogue between the government and business leaders, which also resulted in Serbia making continuous progress on the World Bank’s ’Doing Business’ list, compelled us to set aside space in the New Year’s edition of CorD for the comments of presidents of chambers of commerce and organisations, business clubs and associations that bring together members of industry, NGOs and representatives of the local community.
One word – digitisation - resonated during this year’s Kopaonik Business Forum, both in panels and in informal discussions. We could hear that businesses, the media, governments etc. all should go, or are already going, digital
The members of the American Chamber of Commerce in Serbia – more than 200 U.S., international and local companies – recognise the establishing of effective e-governance as one of the most important steps for improving conditions for doing business