The first summit of exporters of Serbia, organised by the Serbian government and the Serbian Chamber of Commerce, will be held on November 8 from 9 am to 2 pm at the Crystal Hall of the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Belgrade.
The summit will deal with proposal of measures for reduction of the foreign trade deficit and boosting exports.
The summit will be attended by Serbian Deputy Prime Minister Bozidar Djelic, Minister of Economy and Regional Development Mladjan Dinkic, Minister of Finance Mirko Cvetkovic, Minister of Trade and Services Predrag Bubalo, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management Slobodan Milosavljevic, Governor of the National Bank of Serbia Radovan Jelasic and President of the Serbian Chamber of Commerce Milos Bugarin.
Starting from the fact that one of the major problems of macro economic policy is a high foreign trade deficit, the Serbian government looked at this problem in the Committee for Economy and Finances and set up a working group, which on the basis of analyses of correspondent state institutions will propose a package of measures aimed firstly at boosting exports.
Since the opinions of business have great importance in the analysis of the situation and selection of measures for reduction of the foreign trade deficit, at this summit representatives of the Serbian government and the Serbian Chamber of Commerce will examine the current situation and proposals of measures for reduction of the foreign trade deficit with businessmen.
As part of the introductory speech, representatives of companies "Fruitland“, "Trikotaza Ivkovic" and "Putevi" will present their experiences in exporting to most competitive world markets.
The first part of the summit is organised as a plenary session at which the Deputy Prime Minister of Serbia, proper ministers, the governor of the National Bank of Serbia and the president of the Serbian Chamber of Commerce will speak about exports and concrete problems.
At the end of the first part, representatives from the three companies will present their case studies.
In the second part of the summit exporters will be divided by sectors and will discuss issues from their sector, while in the final part participants will present conclusions from sector sessions that will be submitted to the Serbian government for analysis.