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Business in Serbia, Belgrade

Syllabus of the Subject: Foreign Trade and Business in Serbia. Serbian economy

  1. Introduction to the Republic of Serbia
  2. Serbian Economy
    1. Key sectors of the Serbian economy
  3. Doing Business in Belgrade
  4. Serbian Foreign Trade (Import, Export)
    1. Access to the Pan-European Corridor IX
  5. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Serbia
    1. Key sectors for investing
  6. Access to the Serbian Market
  7. Business Plan for Serbia

The aims of the subject “Foreign Trade and Business in the Republic of Serbia” are the following:

  1. To analyse the Serbian Economy and Foreign Trade (Import, Export, FDI)
  2. To know the business opportunities in the Republic of Serbia
  3. To explore the Serbian trade relations with the country of the student
  4. To know the Serbian Free Trade Agreements (FTAs)
  5. To develop a business plan for the Serbian Market

Sample (Doing Business in Serbia):
International Trade and Business in Serbia

The Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Serbia” belongs to the following Online Higher Educational Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:
  1. Doctorates: European Business, World Trade
  2. Masters: Business in Europe, International Business, Foreign Trade
  3. Course: Business in the EFTA Countries

Learning materials in Courses, Masters, Doctorates in International Business in English (or Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Serbia Study, Master in International Business in French Serbie)

  1. Credits: 1 ECTS Credits
  2. Duration: 1 week

Online Students, Master in International Business and Foreign Trade

Serbia, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Мастер у Интернатионал Бусинесс (Serbian Students)





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Description: Foreign Trade and Business in Serbia.

Serbian Preferential Access and Free Trade Agreements

  1. Serbia and the Orthodox Economic Area
  2. Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA)
  3. Central European Initiative (CEI)
  4. Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC)
  5. Serbia-European Free Trade Association (EFTA) FTA
  6. Adriatic-Ionian Initiative
  7. Russia-Serbia Free Trade Agreement (FTA)
  8. Turkey-Serbia Free Trade Agreement
  9. Serbia has a Free Trade Agreements (FTA) with Belarus, Ukraine, and Kazakhstan
  10. Serbia has duty-free exports to the:
    1. European Union-Serbia
      1. EU-Western Balkans
      2. European Union-Serbia Stabilisation and Association Agreement
      3. EU Enlargement
    2. United States-Serbia
  11. Regional Cooperation Council (RCC)
  12. Protocol Relating to Trade Negotiations Among Developing Countries (PTN)
  13. Central American Integration System (SICA) (observer country)

Trade Relations European Union-Western Balkans: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Kosovo

Trans-European Transport Network Corridors (Poland, Slovakia, Austria, Italy)

Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA) Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, and Kosovo

The Republic of Serbia

Serbia (Europe) is situated in the Balkan Peninsula, in one of the most important transport routes between the European Union and Asia.

  1. The capital of Serbia is Belgrade
  2. The Autonomous provinces of Serbia are Vojvodina and Kosovo and Metohija
  3. The official language is Serbian, and the official alphabet is Cyrillic. However, the Latin alphabet is also in use
  4. Borders of Serbia: Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Albania, and Macedonia
  5. Serbian Population: 7.1 million people
  6. Serbian Area: 883,612 square kilometres
  7. Parliamentary Republic founded in 1992

Religion: The majority of the Serbian population practices Orthodox Christianity

Serbia belongs to the Orthodox Economic Area.

Belgrade (1.6 million people) is the administrative, economic, and cultural centre of the Republic of Serbia.

  1. Belgrade has been awarded as the city of the future for Southern Europe by the FDI Magazine
  2. More than 40% of the Serbian GDP is generated in Belgrade, which also has 31.4% of employed population in Serbia

European Union Enlargement: Macedonia, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia, Kosovo and Turkey

Serbian Economy

  1. Serbia is an emerging market
  2. The Serbian market (7.5 million people) is the second largest in the South-eastern European region
  3. Serbia is the third most attractive manufacturing nation
  4. Serbia is the seventh most attractive foreign direct investment (FDI) destination for services among the emerging markets
  5. Since 2000, the Republic of Serbia has attracted 20 billion dollars in foreign direct investment (FDI)
  6. In 2005, Serbia adopted the National Strategy for the European Union Accession (EU Enlargement)
  7. Serbian Currency: Dinar (RSD)
  8. Nominal Serbian GDP: 42,385 million dollars
    1. Agriculture: 12%
    2. Industry: 24%
    3. Services: 64%
  9. Serbian GDP per capita: 10,540 USD
  10. Inflation: 6.8%

European Free Trade Association (EFTA)-Serbia Free Trade Agreement

Foreign Trade of Serbia

  1. Total Serbian international trade: 20 billion Euros
  2. The main export products from Serbia are iron and steel products, nonferrous metals, textiles, fruit, and metal manufacturing
  3. The largest Serbian export markets are the European Union, the Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA) member states and the Central European Initiative (CEI) countries
  4. The main products imported from Serbia are fuels, vehicles, gas, iron and steel, and industrial machinery
  5. The largest Serbian suppliers are the European Union, countries of the Central European Initiative (CEI) and the countries of the Central Europe, the Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA)
  6. Since 2000, Serbia has attracted large Foreign direct investment (FDI) flows

Serbian Trade Agreements: CEFTA, Central European Initiative, Black Sea Economic Cooperation, EFTA, EU-Western Balkans...

Turkey-Serbia Free Trade Agreement

Central European Initiative (CEI), Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro...

Organisation of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Turkey, and Ukraine



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