Wednesday, February 20, 2019


National Alliance for Local Economic Development

Top Reformer of 2018 Cadaster Director Borko Drašković

Within the annual conference on economic reforms organised by NALED on Friday, 1 February in Belgrade, NALED Managing Board awarded special recognition to distinguished...

NALED’s 11th Grey Book presented

The 11th annual conference on economic reforms presented the new edition of Grey Book of regulations, with 100 business recommendations for simplifying administrative procedures and improving the business conditions. Read more

NALED’s 11th Grey Book presented

The 11th annual conference on economic reforms presented the new edition of Grey Book of regulations, with 100 business recommendations for simplifying administrative procedures...

eCounter, the new system for Cadaster registration

The new system for registering immovable property in the Cadaster - eCounter, as well as the first results of the implementation of the Law...

Serbia 48th on WB’s Doing Business List

On the World Bank Doing Business report for 2019, Serbia took the 48th position among 190 countries, which represents a fall of five places...

Annual Gathering Of NALED Members

At the traditional September meeting of the members and partners of the National Alliance for Local Economic Development (NALED), the alliance announced that it...

Australian Ambassador Nominated for an Honorary Citizen Award of Belgrade

H.E. Ambassador Julia Feeney soon to become the honorary citizen of Belgrade
Vladimir Novaković, General Manager Apatin Brewery, Three-Century-LongTradition

Elected New Chairman Of NALED BoD

Vladimir Novaković

The Managing Director of Apatin Brewery Vladimir Novaković is elected as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors of NALED. The decision was made by...

Results Of The First Six Months Fight Against The Grey Economy...

During the second cycle of the "Take a receipt and win"prize competition, with a record participation of 41% of citizens and 11 million receipts...

NALED And USAID Implement Project For Encouragement Of Public-Private Dialogue

The conference "Public-Private Dialogue For Growth" was organised on the occasion of a four-year project aimed to encourage public-private dialogue in Serbia, launched by...

NALED, Gorenje And Coca-Cola Help Improve Management Of Electrical Waste

Serbia has over 11,000 manufacturers and importers of products that turn into special waste streams after use, but only 49% of them have submitted annual reports to the competent institutions about the amounts sold in 2017.


Challenges And Opportunities

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.

NALED’s Strategy 2018-21

The key goals are improving the business regulatory framework and strengthening public administration capacity

Aleksandar Ružević, Chairman Of The NALED Management Board And General Manager Of Coca-Cola HBC Serbia And Montenegro:

Who Are Tax Heroes?

The Kopaonik Business Forum confirmed that the reform agenda has been well established and that it features the most important issues for improving conditions for doing business – the corporatisation of public companies, the development of eGovernment and digitisation, infrastructure, rule of law, education etc

Grey Economy Reduced In The Formal Sector

The volume of the grey economy was reduced among registered businesses during the past five years, falling from 21.2 to 15.4% of the GDP....

Jelena Bojović, Policy Director, NALED:

Abolishing Stamps Leads To Economic Growth

Fostering eGovernment development, NALED has initiated a systematic approach with strong coordination of all stakeholders - the state, businesses and the civil sector - in implementing reforms in this area. Global experiences show that eGovernment can save up to two per cent of a country’s GDP – in Serbia, this amounts to around €600 million a year
Violeta Jovanovic

Violeta Jovanović, Executive Director Of The National Alliance For Local Economic Development (NALED):

Public-Private Dialogue Key

For the past fifteen years, I have had the privilege of being engaged in growing civil society in the region and understanding how active and caring citizens gathered together in associations drive the development of their communities and countries