Vučić: We expect four billion euros worth of foreign direct investments this year

The President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vučić, said at the groundbreaking ceremony marking the beginning of the construction of the VPG business park in Dobanovci, that the park will improve the overall logistics and industrial capacities of our country and increase Serbia’s competitiveness in the region, as well as additionally attract investors. On the occasion, Vučić […]

Which promises did Leoni in Serbia fail to keep?

Danka Ranković, a forty-eight-year-old woman working at Leoni’s factory in Kraljevo, died on February 25 after fainting on the factory premises on February 21. Leoni workers claim that they work under great pressure and in rigorous conditions, while the factory management denies the workers’ claims. Back in 2019, the Kraljevo government donated 13 hectares of […]

Germany’s Continental opens a factory in Novi Sad

Continental Automotive Serbia, a subsidiary of the German automotive giant Continental AG, opened in Kać, near Novi Sad, a car electronic devices factory in which 140 million euros has been invested. Construction of the 30,000-square-metre production plant began in June 2021 and it will initially employ around 400 people, while Continental’s management is planning to […]

Linglong to open its Zrenjanin factory in spring

Representatives of the Chinese company Linglong have presented the plan for the opening of their tire factory in Zrenjanin at the meeting with the president of Serbia, Aleksandar Vučić. The factory will launch its operations in the spring. As announced by the President’s cabinet, Linglong’s executives pointed out that they were satisfied with the conditions of […]

Chinese company Punai to renovate former Magnohrom factory

Chinese company Punai, which produces refractory materials, is renovating one of Magnohrom’s production facilities in Kraljevo. This factory used to produce refractory bricks and was built in the late 1980s. Following Magnohrom shutting down in the 1990s, three factories that the company owned declared bankruptcy and the company was subsequently bought by the Belgrade-based company […]

Swiss company Etampa opens a factory in Krusevac – clients include Ferrari, Porsche, Bugatti

Swiss stamping and fineblanking company Etampa officially opened a factory in Krusevac, in eastern Serbia, the Krusevac city government said. The factory will have an annual production capacity of 280 million parts for the automotive electronics (Ferrari, Porsche, Bugatti), construction and medical technology industries, the city government said in a press release on Tuesday. The […]

China’s Haitian to open a 250,000sqm production complex in Ruma

The Chinese company Haitian Machinery will build a factory complex for the production of industrial injection machines and cutting and casting machines in Ruma, Vojvodina. The complex will span 250,000 m2, and the production of a total of 250 machines a year is planned, as shown in the project’s draft, prepared by the Belgrade-based company Masinoprojekt […]

Italy-Serbia Forum: a new beginning in economic and scientific relations between the two countries?

By Biagio Carrano More than 140 Italian companies will attend  the Italy-Serbia Economic and Scientific Forum to be held on Tuesday 21 and Wednesday 22 in Belgrade. The Forum will focus on three topics – agri-tech, infrastructure and ecological transition, with the objective of a quality leap in relations between the two countries. Anyway, this goal […]

Why international law doesn’t apply to Serbia?

Double standards are a staple in the policy of superpowers that have global goals and they do not hesitate to violate legal norms when it suits their interests. The superpowers use international public law to fit their interests. If the letter of the law, which should bind all countries of the world, is not in […]

Who is afraid of Novak Djokovic?

Oops! Corriere della Sera has done it again! A little more than a year after the character assassination press campaign following the revocation of permission to compete at the Australian Open 2022, yesterday’s cover of the weekly magazine of Italy’s first daily newspaper featured the Serbian champion’s face with a rather gratifying headline: ‘Novak Djokovic […]

Serbia would get peace

The West has estimated that due to the war in Ukraine, which Moscow could use for wider destabilization of Europe, it was an ideal time to resolve the Serbia-Kosovo issue. Belgrade, like Pristina, was offered a new platform for dialogue, which was immediately criticized by the zealots and other critics alike, asking why Serbia would […]

Exclusive interview with Ambassador Gori: “Renewing Italy’s presence and commitment in Serbia

In recent years, Serbia, especially its capital Belgrade, has changed profoundly: massive investments in construction and the related boom in the real estate market, the growth of new businesses based on digital and innovative technologies, and last but not least, the arrival of more than 100,000 Russian citizens following the aggression against Ukraine, are among […]

Can Serbia survive EU’s economic ultimatum?

(I am writing this article in English although my main audience is in Serbia. But I am doing it also because very few people in the world, preoccupied by other world crises, such as the war in Ukraine, US-China issues, Covid and the like, know what is happening in the Balkans and what is the […]


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