Monday, 19 March 2018

Greek-Serbian Business Forum


Greek-Serbian Business Forum

Greek and Serbian businesses held more than 300 business-to-business (B2B) meetings at this month’s Greek-Serbian Business Forum in Thessaloniki, confirming the growing trade relations between the two countries.

In total, officials from 100 Greek and 70 Serbian enterprises took part in the forum representing a wide range of industries and sectors. The companies participating were drawn from diverse industries including: energy, tourism & real estate, agriculture & food products, medicines, medical supplies and health services, information & communication technologies, construction & building materials, transportation and other services.

 The two-day forum, held 17-18 March, was jointly organized by Enterprise Greece, the Greek Embassy in Belgrade, the Greek-Serbian Chamber of Commerce. Among the distinguished participants were Greek Alternate Foreign Minister George Katrougkalos, and Prof. Sanja Danković-Stepanovic, a member of the Serbian government committee negotiating Serbia’s entry into the European Union.

In remarks, Mr. Katrougkalos said: “Greece plays a leading role in the region as a source of political stability, a bridge with the EU, and in promoting commercial relations and synergies. Especially with the friendly country like Serbia, the prospects for developing trade is particularly important, and is reflected in the very large attendance at the forum. ”