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Odzaci in Free zone of Apatin

Free zone “Apatin” was expanded to Odzaci municipality where it will comprise 280 ha of land in industrial zone where facilities of domestic companies, Hipol and Standard gas and foreign firms Greiner and Magna are. – These companies which are important importers will be free from VAT for production material. Apart from that, the ones who would build in the industrial zone will not pay VAT for construction material. For potential investors, it is a great benefit that profit tax is not paid...
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CANSEE visit to successful family company Dual Aluminium Systems doo – a large exporter to Canada

CANSEE visited privately owned company Dual Aluminium Systems doo on Wednesday, September 30, 2015. Canadian Ambassador in Serbia, Mr. Philip Pinnington, and Ms. Đurđa Ćeramilac, Trade Commissioner at the Embassy of Canada in Serbia joined the visit. Representatives from the Embassy of Canada and from the CANSEE visited production facilities of Dual Aluminium Systems doo. The main activity of the company is designing, manufacturing, delivery and installation of exclusive aluminum and aluminum...
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Two more gold medals as a confirmation of the quality of “Stara sokolova” brandy

At the 4th International Festival of plums and fruit brandies in Ugljevik in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the exhibition of competitive character, company Stara Sokolova won two new awards for quality, according to the announcement from Stara Sokolova. “Stara Sokolova 12” won the gold medal and won in the category of plum brandy, and in the category of other fruit brandy big gold medal won “SOKO Vinjak”. Thanks to the quality and tradition that has, as well as professional importers and...
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Participation in „Kupusijada“ in Mrčajevci

Representatives of the Embassy of Canada in Belgrade and representatives of CANSEE Canadian-Serbian Business Association took part in the traditional manifestation "Cabbage" in Mrčajevci  on September 12 2015, organized by Mr. Mile Maric, a member of the board of CANSEE.
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Open call for „New Technological Enterprises” project – Call open until September 20

On September 1, ICT Hub opened a call for applications for free educational programs within the project “New Technological Enterprises”. During this project the students will have the opportunity to learn more about entrepreneurship and how to start their own startup. This call is opened until September 20, and all students who are younger than 30 and are interested in attending these programs can apply at Trainings and workshops will be led by some of the most successful...
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Public Announcement for participation in the procedure of awarding funds for fostering direct investments in Montenegro

We wish to inform you that Secretariat for Development Projects, Government of Montenegro, on the basis of Decree on Fostering Direct Investments, has published Public Announcement for participation in the procedure of awarding funds for fostering direct investments on July 1st, 2015, with term of submitting applications until September 1st, 2015. In this regard, domestic and foreign investors have opportunity for financing their investment projects with minimum investment value of EUR 500,000.00...
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Happy Canada Day, July 1st!

Celebration commemorating the 148th anniversary of Canada's independence took place at the residence of Ambassador of Canada Philip Pinnington. Canada gained independence on July 1st, 1867 signing of the Constitutional Act, when three British North American colonies were united into a federal dominion...
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CONGRATULATIONS: “Windows” for electric distribution – “Schneider Electric DMS NS” produces the best software for distribution systems management

“Schneider Electric” is planning to invest more tenths million euros in the next three years in development of products in their Developmental center for software in Novi Sad, Dragoljub Damljanovic, the head of “Schneider Electric” for Serbia and Montenegro said for eKapija. – The idea is to upgrade ADMS software (Advance Distribution Management System) produced in Novi Sad-based “Schneider Electric DMS NS” so that we could respond to increased scope of work. We want to produce software...
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CANADA AND SERBIA: Sharing Knowledge and Experience towards Greater Economic Cooperation CANSEE Canadian-Serbian Business Association, in cooperation with the Embassy of Canada in Serbia and the Serbian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, is organizing the First Canadian-Serbian Business Forum on business opportunities in the framework of economic cooperation between Serbia and Canada. Forum will be opened by Zeljko Sertic, Minister of Economy, Government of Serbia, followed by Marko Cadez, President,...
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CANSEE participation in the 15th Economic Summit of the Republic of Serbia, Belgrade, June 8-9, 2015

CANSEE Canadian-Serbian Business Association participated in the 15th Economic Summit of the Republic of Serbia in Belgrade, on Monday and Tuesday, June 8-9, 2015. CANSEE Managing Director, Ms. Mirjana Dončić-Beaton, took part in the 15th Economic Summit which was organized in cooperation with the Economic Institute of Serbia, to attract further attention, as it would give emphasis on the recovery and growth of the Serbian economy, starting from the economic policies and plans of the Serbian...
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CАNSЕЕ at the promotion of the second edition of “Brotherhood Milicevici” magazine on June 5, 2015

CАNSЕЕ attended the promotion of the second edition of the magazine"Bratstvo Milicevici: Sloga Brace izvor srece" (Brotherhood Milicevici: The united brothers, the source of happiness”) as well as the second edition of the book "Nikola Milicevic Lunjevica" by the author Ivan Pavlovic. The promotion was held in Press center in Belgrade on Tuesday, June 5, 2015, attended by a number of brotherhood members, their friends and admirers.   With gusle playing and the verses of Jovan Ducic and...
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CANSEE Canadian-Serbian Business Association visited company MAGNA SEATING on Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

H.E. Philip Pinnington, Canadian Ambassador in Serbia, Ms. Đurđa Ćeramilac, Trade Commissioner, Embassy of Canada, and Ms. Mirjana Dončić-Beaton, Managing Director, CANSEE and Mr. Goran Obradović, President, CANSEE visited company MAGNA SEATING on Wednesday, May 27th, 2015. During the visit to MAGNA SEATING, we have been presented with the impressive production facility of that company which is producing covers and other components for car seats for Smart, Skoda, Renault and Ford at this...
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CАNSЕЕ at the very finish of filming the movie “Born Dead” in Bеzdаn, near Sоmbоr, May 27, 2015.

The Ambassador of Canada to Serbia, His Excellency Philip Pinnington, Embassy of Canada Trade Commissioner, Ms. Durda Ceramilac and CANSEE – Canadian Serbian Business Association attended the very finish of filming the movie “Born Dead” in Bezdan, near Sombor, on May 27, 2015. The main role in the movie is played by the Canadian actor of Serbian origin, Lazar (Lazar Rockwood, Lazar Rajic) who left his native town of Sombor in the sixties of the 20th century. After graduating from Lee Strosberg...
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CANSEE visit to Apatin Brewery on May 27, 2015 – Examples of best practice in industrial safety, recycling and waste management

This event was attended by 40 members of the CANSEE, including the members of the CANSEE Board of Directors. Guests of Honor were H.E. Philip Pinnington, the Canadian Ambassador to Serbia, and Ms. Djurdja Ceramilac, Trade Commissioner at the Embassy of Canada in Serbia. The Mayor of Apatin, Mr. Zivorad Smiljanic, also joined this great event. The Official presentation of Apatin Brewery, with a special accent on the world’s best examples of good practice in industrial safety, recycling and waste...
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Ambassador of Canada to Serbia, Macedonia and Montenegro, Mr. Philip Pinnington and Ms. Mirjana Doncic-Beaton, CANSEE joined Leader Project 2015 Participants, Leader Project Instructors and Macedonia2025 Staff at the Closing ceremony in Skopje, Friday, May 15, 2015. Ambassador Pinnington and Ms. Doncic-Beaton took part in the Jury and in the presentation of the Diplomas for the successful candidates. This educational program, a ten-day intensive business education course titled LEADER Project,...
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Goran Obradovic – President of Canadian-Serbian Business Association – We can learn a lot from Canada – Interview with eKapija

Apart from mining and geological researches, the biggest potential for cooperation of Serbian and Canadian companies is in ICT, pharmacy, agriculture, food production, car components production, mechanical and construction industry. We want CANSEE to become a reliable partner in providing all necessary information to Serbian and Canadian companies which are planning to start new investments or set up new business connections, primarily in Serbia as well as in Canada, Goran Obradovic, President of...
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CANSEE visit to Zastava Arms on May 13, 2015

CANSEE – Canadian-Serbian Business Association visited Zastava Arms on Wednesday, May 13th, 2015. H.E. Philip Pinnington, Canadian Ambassador in Serbia and Ms. Đurđa Ćeramilac, Trade Commissioner, have joined the visit. Zastava Arms is the cradle of Serbian industry. By a decision rendered...
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Energoprojekt is planning profit of EUR 276 m in 2015

The Executive Board at Energoprojekt holding adopted annual business plan which implies consolidated profit of EUR 276,2 m, gross profit of EUR 7,6 m and contracting new business of 279,5 mil EUR. It was planned that local market participates in profit with 41%, and foreign with 59%. Last year, Energoprojekt generated consolidated profit of EUR 288,4 m while consolidated net profit totaled EUR 8,8 m. At the last share price of RSD 1.151, company market capital increase is totals RSD 12,6 billion...
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CANSEE Participation in the Networking Event with Mr. Mike Zafirovski and the Leader Project Instructors

CANSEE participated in the networking event for the forty participants of the LEADER Project, the program’s alumni and for representatives of Macedonian companies and FDI’s in Skopje, May 7th, 2015, hosted by Macedonia2025. Macedonia2025 cofounder, Mr. Mike Zafirovski gave a speech in front of 130 people and handed certificates of appreciation to the representatives of the companies that supported and sponsored this business education program. Mr. Zafirovski spoke about the great achievement...
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CONGRATULATIONS TO ASSECO SEE - A Valued Member of CANSEE – Canadian Serbian Business Association

In the first quarter of 2015 the income of "Asseco SEE" company amounted to EUR 23.8 million.   "Asseco SEE" Group ended the first quarter with the results better than those from the same period last year indicating successful beginning of the new year, the company stated.   After 3 months, the sales revenue reached EUR 23.8 million, compared to the same period of 2014 when it amounted to EUR 23.7 million. Payment business unit recorded an increase of EUR 2 million (29%) compared to...
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Canada-Serbia Investment Agreement (FIPA) comes into force

The Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA) between Canada and Serbia has come into force, Canadian Foreign Trade Minister Ed Fast said in Ottawa. This agreement ensures fair treatment to all investors and creates a more foreseeable and transparent business environment by means of reciprocal, legally binding regulations, it is said in a release. The release reads that Serbia is a significant trade partner of Canada in southeast Europe. The fields that could attract bigger investments...
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Leader Project 2015 Starting on May 4th

Today, Monday, May 4th, Leader Project 2015 is starting in Skopje, Macedonia. CANSEE is proud to be partner with Macedonia 2025, the organizer of this project. CANSEE participants in this project are coming from the renowned companies, and are among total of forty Leader Project 2015...
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CANSEE visit to PharmaSwiss / Valeant on April 30, 2015

CANSEE Canadian-Serbian Business Association visited PharmaSwiss / Valeant on Thursday, April 30th, 2015. H.E. Philip Pinnington, Canadian Ambassador in Serbia and Ms. Đurđa Ćeramilac, Trade Commissioner, have joined the visit. Located in Belgrade, the factory was built in 2005 and the...