Sunday, October 21, 2018

Tag: IBS 2017

Publication “International Business Sector 2017′

Zorana Mihajlović Ph.D., Serbian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Construction, Transport & Infrastructure:

New Government Brings New Energy

I believe the new government will bring new energy and continue to implement reforms at an equally strong pace. My team and I will invest all the necessary energy, work and knowhow to connect Serbia with the region and the world. Another of our goals is for Serbia to enter the club of the world’s top 20 countries in terms of conditions for doing business

Goran Knežević, Serbian Economy Minister:

We’ll Be Even More Attractive For Major Foreign Players

With the regulated industrial zones, roadways and infrastructure that we co-financed last year, I believe that during this year we will also attract large international brands to do business with us, but also encourage our domestic business leaders to encourage and expand their operations. I expect that this year we will achieve foreign direct investments worth two billion euros

Dubravka Nègre, Head of EIB Regional Representation for the WB:

Strongly Supporting Serbia’s Reform Path

EIB, as the European Investment Bank and the largest multilateral borrower and creditor, stands ready to support investments in Serbia and the region, and to contribute further to the EU integration process

Sebastian Sosa, IMF Resident Representative In Belgrade:

It Is Too Early For Laurels

The results of Serbia’s economic programme supported by the IMF in the last two years have been impressive. However, it is still too early to declare victory. I believe the authorities share our view that consolidating recent gains will require completing the ambitious structural reform agenda

Daniel Berg, EBRD Director For Serbia:

More Robust Growth Demands Further Reform

Serbia should target annual growth of around four to five per cent in the medium term, in order to achieve meaningful convergence with developed countries. This requires further reforms in support of investment and economic resilience. The EBRD is already helping in this process, but also has new initiatives in line with its expertise

Marijana Vasilescu, CEO Of Sberbank Serbia:

Proud Of Record Client Growth

The goal of Sberbank Serbia is to further strengthen contacts between Serbia and Russia, with the aim of increasing cooperation between local and Russian companies, as well as providing comprehensive expertise for the development of consulting services in this area

Naoki Tsukada, General Manager Of Mitsubishi Corporation’s Belgrade Liaison Office:

New Strategy, New Focus

The Strategy up to 2018 takes into account various environmental factors that are expected to have an impact on the Company, such as the world economic slowdown and geopolitical risks

Dragan Filipović, President Of The Executive Board And CEO Of Generali Insurance Serbia:

Developing The Economy Advances The Insurance Sector

Reforms conducted by the Government are having a positive influence on Serbia’s overall economic development. With respect to the insurance sector, premium grants for insurance of agriculture and livestock will further boost the development of the insurance trend in agriculture, which is the most important branch of our economy

Jelena Gazivoda, Senior Partner, And Nikola Vukotić, Partner At Law Firm JPM:

Serbia – Challenges And Expectations

Law Firm “Jankovic Popovic Mitic” has over a quarter of a century’s worth of experience. Senior Partner Jelena Gazivoda and Partner Nikola Vukotić talk about the hot topics and challenges they most frequently face with regard to most complex projects in public-private partnership (PPP), Serbian real estate market and clients investing in the Serbian energy sector

Clemens Sachs, Director At Leoni Wiring Systems Southeast Ltd.:

Century Of Success – And Counting

Leoni this year marks a hundred years of doing business in the global automotive industry, while the company has been operating in Serbia for eight years