Business & Economy

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EU to Serbia: Russian market is ours

August 20, 2014 | 16:01 | Source: Beta | Comments: (9) | Send comment

BRUSSELS -- The EU expects candidates for membership not take advantage of Russia's counter-sanctions by taking the place of EU food exporters to the Russian market.

"Three reasons why prices should not increase"

August 20, 2014 | 15:20 | Source: Tanjug, TV Pink | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Rasim Ljajić says there are "three reasons why prices should not increase - low purchasing power, good agricultural year, and crisis in EU-Russia relations."

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Serbian, Chinese aviation authorities sign memorandum

August 20, 2014 | 10:35 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Delegations of the Civil Aviation Directorate of Serbia and the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) have signed a memorandum of understanding.

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PKS president accepts candidacy for minister of economy

August 20, 2014 | 09:21 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- President of the Serbian Chamber of Commerce (PKS) Željko Sertić has said that he accepts the candidacy for minister of economy.

The NBS building in Belgrade (Tanjug, file)

UAE bank gets approval to operate in Serbia

August 18, 2014 | 13:33 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (2) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The Executive Board of the National Bank of Serbia (NBS) gave the preliminary approval for the foundation of a bank from the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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Russia's biggest retail chain looks to boost Serbia imports

August 15, 2014 | 16:11 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (3) | Send comment

KRASNODAR -- Representatives of Russia's largest retail chain, Tander-Magnit, met on Friday with President of the Serbian Chamber of Commerce (PKS) Željko Sertić.

Privatization Agency selling 502 companies and subsidiaries

August 15, 2014 | 15:25 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbia's Privatization Agency announced on Friday the sale of 502 state-owned companies and their subsidiaries.

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Vučić presents agreement with Al Rawafed

August 15, 2014 | 14:48 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Aleksandar Vučić has presented to the public the joint venture agreement between Serbia and the UAE company Al Rawafed concerning an investment in agriculture.

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PM reveals contract with Etihad

August 15, 2014 | 09:31 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (2) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Aleksandar Vučić has presented to the public the contract by which UAE national carrier Etihad Airways took over Serbia’s national airline Jat Airways.

PM meets with another potential bidder for steel plant

August 14, 2014 | 14:43 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- PM Aleksandar Vučić has met in Belgrade with representatives of Russia’s steel producer Krasny Oktyabr to discuss possible privatization of Železara Smederevo.

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NBS downgrades growth forecast to minus 0.5 percent

August 14, 2014 | 14:16 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- With agricultural crop output expected to decline, this year's growth forecast for the Serbian economy has been downgraded to minus 0.5 percent.

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"NIS privatization probe should not be politicized"

August 14, 2014 | 13:02 | Source: Beta | Comments: (1) | Send comment

LAZAREVAC -- Aleksandar Antić says the investigation into the privatization of NIS "should not be politicized" or brought into "any context involving partners from Russia."

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Central bank: Inflation lowest in 50 years

August 14, 2014 | 09:25 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The inter-annual inflation in Serbia dropped in June to the lowest level in 50 years, totaling as few as 1.3 percent, the National Bank of Serbia (NBS) said.

Opinions & Analyses

A European story

11.08.2014. | Comments: 0

"One hundred years after the beginning of World War I, the Balkans are engaged in a painstaking yet enduring process of consolidating peace and stability by pursuing EU integration."

B92 TV

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

1.08.2014. | Comments: 1
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."

Press Room

Assembly passes set of new media laws

7.08.2014. | Comments: 0
(Tanjug)

BELGRADE -- Members of the Serbian assembly have adopted a set of media laws - the Public Information and the Media Law, and the laws on Public Media Services and on Electronic Media.