Business & Economy

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Russia urges Balkan countries "to quickly decide"

March 2, 2015 | 15:24 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Balkan countries should decide in the next few months on how to get their gas once the agreement on transport of Russian gas via Ukraine expires in four years.

Kopaonik Business Forum kicks off on Tuesday

March 2, 2015 | 14:21 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The 22th Kopaonik Business Forum, “Serbia 2015-2030: New Vision for Industrialization of the Economy and Modernization of the Society,” will begin on Tuesday.

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"Great progress in harmonizing energy sector with EU"

February 27, 2015 | 16:04 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbia has made great progress in harmonizing energy sector regulations with EU standards, Energy Minister Aleksandar Antic and EC officials have concluded.

Serbia's annual GDP down 1.8 percent

February 27, 2015 | 16:03 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbia's GDP at constant prices in 2014, obtained as the sum of four quarters, decreased by 1.8 percent, compared to 2013, the Statistical Office said.

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Belgrade hosts ”Creating Strategic Partnerships” conference

February 27, 2015 | 13:47 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbia and Great Britain are strengthening their political and economic cooperation, it was said during the ”Creating Strategic Partnerships” conference.

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Authorities "prepared for worst-case gas scenario"

February 27, 2015 | 09:10 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbian citizens "have no reason for concern" over gas deliveries as the country has three to four months' worth of supplies, Aleksandar Antic said on Thursday.

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Serbian exports to EU grow 70 percent

February 26, 2015 | 16:58 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (3) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbian exports to the EU increased by more than 70 pct from 2010 to 2014, since the start of the implementation of the Stabilization and Accession Agreement.

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NBS makes decision on Swiss franc loans

February 25, 2015 | 16:15 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Banks will have to offer their clients the option to convert Swiss franc-indexed housing loans to euro-denominated loans.

Public debt increase trend "will not persist"

February 25, 2015 | 11:25 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The tendency of increase of Serbia's public debt reported in January "will not continue in February," Finance Minister Dusan Vujovic has said.

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Minister: Goal is to reduce public debt and deficit

February 24, 2015 | 17:13 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Dusan Vujovic said on Tuesday the fundamental goal of the new three-year arrangement with the IMF was to reduce the public debt share in GDP by 2017.

IMF deal "confirms credible policy of government and NBS"

February 24, 2015 | 15:35 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The arrangement with the IMF is a positive signal for potential investors looking to place their funds in Serbia, the central bank (NBS) has said.

Prices in Serbia drop 0.2 percent in January

February 24, 2015 | 10:44 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Consumer prices in Serbia fell 0.2 percent in January, according to a release from the Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia (RZS).

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IMF approves new three-year stand-by arrangement

February 24, 2015 | 09:42 | Source: B92, RTS, Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

WASHINGTON -- The Executive Board of the IMF had decided to approve a three-year stand-by arrangement with Serbia, the public broadcaster RTS reported.

Opinions & Analyses

Serbia: Media and government

2.03.2015. | Comments: 0

U.S. expert on the Balkans Daniel Serwer recently published an analysis of the media scene in Serbia, regarding claims of censorship and stifling of media freedoms.

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"We may disgree over status, but should not hate each other"

1.08.2014. | Comments: 4
Marko Đurić (Tanjug, file)

"We can disagree over the status (of Kosovo) for the next 200 years, but that does not mean that we should hate each other, that we should not do business with each other."

Reports

UN secretary-general's quarterly Kosovo report

6.02.2015. | Comments: 0
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The secretary-general on the United Nations on January 30 filed his new report on the work of the Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK).