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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...
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CANSEE visit to CCTV

CANSEE visited CCTV together with the representatives of the Canadian Embassy in Serbia, H.E. Philip Pinnington, Ambassador, and Ms. Đurđa Ćeramilac, Trade Commissioner, on April 30, 2015. CCTV has more than twenty years of tradition in wholesales of Paradox security system in Serbia and in the...
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Visit to valuable CANSEE member Bilje Borča

Canadian Ambassador in Serbia, Mr. Philip Pinnington, Trade Commissioner, Ms. Đurđa Ćeramilac and CANSEE visited privately owned company Bilje Borča on Wednesday, April 29, 2015.   Representatives from the Embassy of Canada and from the CANSEE visited production facilities of Bilje...
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Congratulations to Redknee!

Redknee Recognized as Leading Canadian ICT Company  TORONTO – April 23, 2015 Redknee Solutions Inc. (TSX: RKN), a leading provider of real-time monetization and subscriber management software, is pleased to announce that it has again advanced its position as one of the top Canadian ICT companies in the Branham Group annual listing. The Branham300 is the most comprehensive listing of publically traded and privately held IT companies in Canada, and Redknee has been recognized for its strong...
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CANSEE member’s participants from renowned companies are taking part in Canadian-based educational program -Leader Project 2015

CANSEE Canadian Serbian Business Association in partnership with Macedonia 2025 organization is sending CANSEE members’ employees to attend Leader Project 2015, from May 4th to May 15th, 2015 in Skopje, Macedonia. Leader Project is an economic development initiative of MBA and PhD students from the Richard Ivey School of Business, Canada that has been taking place since 1991 in several places around the world at the same time. This year in Skopje it will take place for the eighth time in a row...
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CANSEE visit to City of Novi Sad on April 9th, 2015

CANSEE Canadian-Serbian Business Association visited City of Novi Sad on Thursday, April 9th, 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 visited City of Novi...
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CANSEE visit to Schneider Electric DMS NS LLC in Novi Sad

CANSEE - Canadian Serbian Business Association visited Schneider Electric DMS NS LLC Novi Sad on Thursday, April 9th, 2015. . H.E. Philip Pinnington, Canadian Ambassador in Serbia and Ms. Đurđa Ćeramilac, Trade Commissioner had joined the visit. Schneider Electric DMS NS LLC Novi Sad is a joint venture IT company for research, development and engineering in the field of the electrical power engineering management software. Their main product, the DMS Software encompasses a variety of analytical...
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CANSEE visit to Medicom doo, Šabac

MEDICOM d.o.o is a society for international and domestic trade, founded in 18.12.1990., with headquarters in Šabac and branches in Belgrade and Novi Sad, with MEDICOM BiH (headquarters in Bijeljina) and MONTEMEDICOM (headquarters in Podgorica). The company works with import, sale, distribution and servicing of medical equipment, photographic equipment, medicine, graphic equipment, devices and raw materials. Among others, there is a Technical Support Sector in MEDICOM d.o.o. which exists since...
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CANSEE visit to Proton System and Abela Pharm

On Tuesday March 24, 2015 CANSEE Canadian-Serbian Business Association visited two sister companies: PROTON SYSTEM LLC and ABELA PHARM. Proton System LLC is a leader amongst pharmaceutical companies in South Eastern Europe and maintains its presence in the following countries: Serbia, Bulgaria, Hungary,...
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Embassy of Canada, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia and the CANSEE-Canadian Serbian Business Association are organizing a presentation “Enabling Mining Legislation”

We would like to inform you that the Embassy of Canada, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia and the CANSEE Canadian-Serbian Business Association are organizing a presentation followed by a discussion on Enabling Mining Legislation at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia on Monday, March 23 at 13:00h. The presentation and the discussion will focus on the Draft Mining Law and geological researches with special attention to the mineral taxation and royalties. Speakers from the...
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PhаrmаSwiss/Vаlеаnt celebrates the 15th anniversary of its operation  

GREAT POTENTIAL   On January 28, in the presence of more than 500 guests and long-time partners, PharmaSwiss celebrated 15 years of successful business in Serbia.   The story began in 2000 when PharmaSwiss was established, and since 2011 it has been a part of "Valeant" Canadian pharmaceutical company with the fastest growth in the world. Two years ago, Canadian "Valeant" built a pharmaceutical factory in Belgrade and it is one of the most modern in this part of Europe. Valeant has...
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PHARMASWISS-CHARITY Pharma Swiss/Valeant support to the humanitarian activity

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT – CHARITY DINNER OF THE COMPANIES IN SERBIA: A Selfless donation for the youngest in Serbia! The Humanitarians: Domestic companies and banks have collected the cash and in-kind aid for the orphans and children with disabilities in homes in Zvecanska Street and Sremcica. BELGRADE – At the recently organized charity dinner, the representatives of the banks and companies operating in Serbia have raised EUR 100,000 in aid for the youngest citizens of Serbia who are in care...
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Official Gazette of Republic of Serbia no. 145/2014, new Law on Energy has been adopted

On December 30th 2014, the new Energy Law came into force in the Republic of Serbia. As a consequence, the definition of small buyers of electricity has been amended so, in order to be considered as small buyers, a legal entity or entrepreneur shall have the total annual income of up to 10 million EUR in RSD, all of their facilities shall be connected to the distribution system less than 1 kV, and their total electricity consumption in the previous year shall be less than 30.000,00 kWh. All of those...
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EBRD: Serbia on good path in implementing reforms

BELGRADE – Serbia is on a good path in reform implementation and has laid good foundations for long-term development, experts of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) – which predicts a minimal 0.5 percent economic growth for Serbia in 2015 – said on Wednesday. We are impressed by the extent of the reforms implemented, EBRD country director for Serbia Matteo Patrone said at the presentation of Transition Report 2014 at the National Bank of Serbia. The agreement with...
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CANSEE First Board Of Directors Meeting

First session of CANSEE Canadian-Serbian Business Association Board of Directors Meeting was held on 12th of November, 2014 at the Canadian Embassy. The meeting was attended by: Mr.Justin van der Toorn /Mr. Ivan Kolin Mr.Goran Obradović Ms.Gordana Gavrilović Mr.Bratislav Ivančić Mr.Bryan Beaton Mr.Simon Ingram / Mr.Aleksandar Obrenović Mr.William Rand / Mr.Igor Markičević Ms.Teo Dechev / Mr.Ivan Veljković Mr.Zoran Sokolović Mr.Dragan Radivojević Mr.Mike Marić