Business & Economy


New austerity measures to follow budget revision

September 22, 2014 | 10:56 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The implementation of the new austerity measures will start a few weeks after the adoption of a budget revision for 2014, the Minister Vujovic says.

Unions "against measures that lead to further recession"

September 19, 2014 | 16:56 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The Confederation of Autonomous Trade Unions of Serbia (SSSS) does not support any government measures which entail reduction of personal income.


Vulin: Tough, but only solution

September 19, 2014 | 15:45 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The measures presented by Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić had been expected and are tough, Aleksandar Vulin has said.

EU "welcomes efforts of Serbian government"

September 19, 2014 | 15:20 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BRUSSELS -- The EU welcomes the efforts of the Serbian government aimed at implementation of structural reforms in order to ensure growth and competitiveness.

(Tanjug, file)

Fiscal Council skeptical about measures

September 19, 2014 | 12:53 | Source: Blic, Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The proposed salary and pension cuts are insufficient and the VAT will have to be increased as a result, Fiscal Council President Pavle Petrović said.


Italian company opens plant in northern town

September 18, 2014 | 14:01 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

SUBOTICA -- Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić opened a new production facility of the Gordon company - apart of Italian Calzedonia Group - in Subotica on Thursday.

(Tanjug, file)

"South Stream must comply with EU laws"

September 17, 2014 | 15:10 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (6) | Send comment

BRUSSELS -- The EU will not interfere in the construction of South Stream through Serbia, "but the pipeline will be put into operation only when it complies with EU laws."

(Beta/AP, file)

Air Serbia "has chance to become leading Balkan airline"

September 17, 2014 | 14:20 | Source: RTS, Tanjug | Comments: (3) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- President and CEO of Etihad Airways James Hogan said that Air Serbia has a chance to become the leading airline in the Balkans.


Finance minister: Taxation must expand

September 17, 2014 | 09:26 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbia's Minister of Finance Dušan Vujović said on Tuesday taxation would have to expand in order to save more money.

A file photo of the Đerdap dam and plant

Danube power plants report problems, but maintain production

September 16, 2014 | 14:40 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The Đerdap (Iron Gate) Hydroelectric Power Plants have exceeded production targets despite bad weather that caused them damage, the EPS said.

(Tanjug, file)

South Stream construction in Serbia to start in October

September 16, 2014 | 14:33 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BUDAPEST -- Works to build the Serbian stretch of South Stream gas pipeline will start in October, Gazprom official Aleksandr Siromyatin said on Tuesday.

"Immediate 15 percent cuts of pensions and salaries"

September 16, 2014 | 09:32 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (7) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Unless public sector salaries and pensions are immediately reduced by 15 percent linearly, a new reduction will have to be implemented in the next year.

Opinions & Analyses

Origins and implications of Scottish referendum

16.09.2014. | Comments: 1

"However the vote goes, unless the nationalists are surprised by an overwhelming defeat, the genie is out of the bottle, and not merely in Britain."

B92 TV

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

1.08.2014. | Comments: 2
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

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.