Business & Economy

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Serbia "won't profit from EU sanctions"

August 26, 2014 | 13:16 | Source: Blic, Tanjug | Comments: (2) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbia's decision to respect the will of the EU regarding exports to Russia will not have a dramatic effect on the economy, Trade Minister Rasim Ljajić said.

Average monthly salary in July at RSD 45,216

August 26, 2014 | 09:34 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The average July salaries and wages in Serbia were at RSD 45,216 (EUR 384) which was a 0.8 percent increase in real terms compared to June.

"Fiat biggest exporter with nearly EUR 1 billion"

August 26, 2014 | 09:21 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (2) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbia’s biggest exporter in the first seven months of this year was Kragujevac-based company Fiat Automobili Srbija (Fiat Automobiles Serbia, FAS).

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July sees first budget surplus in 2014

August 25, 2014 | 16:08 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbia had a budget deficit of RSD 109.8 billion in the first half of 2014, and July saw the first budget surplus this year, of RSD 6.9 billion.

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Russia approves import of dairy products to Customs Union

August 25, 2014 | 10:33 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (10) | Send comment

MOSCOW -- Russian food safety authority Rosselkhoznadzor has allowed the import of dairy products from Serbia to countries of the Customs Union.

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"Early to speculate about South Stream route changes"

August 22, 2014 | 11:57 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (3) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- It is early to speculate about any potential new routes for the South Stream gas pipeline, Tanjug has learned from the Russian energy giant Gazprom.

Serbian currency falls to new low against euro

August 22, 2014 | 10:06 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The Serbian dinar (RSD)dropped 0.1 percent against the euro (EUR) on Friday, setting the official middle exchange rate at RSD 117.5600.

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Cheese exports to Russia could increase "in two weeks"

August 22, 2014 | 09:55 | Source: Tanjug, ITAR-TASS | Comments: (1) | Send comment

MOSCOW -- Serbia could increase its cheese export to Russia in two weeks' time , Russian Minister of Agriculture Nikolay Fyodorov said on Thursday.

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"Export to Russia is unique chance for Serbia"

August 21, 2014 | 14:50 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Export to Russia is a one-of-a-kind opportunity that Serbia must use, but only if it respects Russia’s demanding standards and rules.

B92 ownership structure changed with RRA approval

August 21, 2014 | 12:25 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The ownership structure of B92 broadcaster was changed with approval from the relevant authority, the Serbian Republic Broadcasting Agency (RRA).

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"No re-exports of EU goods"; minister travels to Moscow

August 21, 2014 | 11:51 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The Ministry of Trade has received no reports of cases of goods being re-exported from the EU to the Russian market via Serbia, Rasim Ljajić has told Tanjug.

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EU to Serbia: Russian market is ours

August 20, 2014 | 16:01 | Source: Beta | Comments: (27) | Send comment

BRUSSELS -- The EU expects candidates for membership not take advantage of Russia's counter-sanctions by taking the place of EU food exporters to the Russian market.

"Three reasons why prices should not increase"

August 20, 2014 | 15:20 | Source: Tanjug, TV Pink | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Rasim Ljajić says there are "three reasons why prices should not increase - low purchasing power, good agricultural year, and crisis in EU-Russia relations."

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Serbian, Chinese aviation authorities sign memorandum

August 20, 2014 | 10:35 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Delegations of the Civil Aviation Directorate of Serbia and the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) have signed a memorandum of understanding.

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PKS president accepts candidacy for minister of economy

August 20, 2014 | 09:21 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- President of the Serbian Chamber of Commerce (PKS) Željko Sertić has said that he accepts the candidacy for minister of economy.

Opinions & Analyses

A European story

11.08.2014. | Comments: 0

"One hundred years after the beginning of World War I, the Balkans are engaged in a painstaking yet enduring process of consolidating peace and stability by pursuing EU integration."

B92 TV

"We may disgree over status, but should not hate each other"

1.08.2014. | Comments: 2
Marko Đurić (Tanjug, file)

"We can disagree over the status (of Kosovo) for the next 200 years, but that does not mean that we should hate each other, that we should not do business with each other."

Press Room

Assembly passes set of new media laws

7.08.2014. | Comments: 0
(Tanjug)

BELGRADE -- Members of the Serbian assembly have adopted a set of media laws - the Public Information and the Media Law, and the laws on Public Media Services and on Electronic Media.