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11 reasons for investing in eastern Serbia

The closest neighbor of the EU and 330km from the border with the EU
Skilled and adaptable workforce with competitive labor costs
Extensive interventions are in progress to improve the transport infrastructure in the region
Large offer of locations for greenfield and brownfield investments at more than competitive prices
A large number of potential local suppliers
Numerous examples of successful investments
Quality business environment with excellent incentives from the state
Foreign trade of the region (import-export) doubled in the last 5 years
Preserved environment and significant natural resources
Dedicated local self-government that sees investors, above all, as partners
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Why Serbia?

All investment routes lead to Serbia. Serbia connects east and west. Its important position in the heart of Southeast Europe makes it an exceptional investment destination.

Together with the initiated economic reforms, Serbia has positioned itself as one of the most important investment destinations in Central and Eastern Europe.

The advantages of doing business in Serbia are:

  • Competitive tax rates - VAT, Income Tax, etc. are among the lowest in Europe.
  • Restructured and stable financial system.
  • Simple procedures for founding and registering a company.
  • Simple procedures for performing foreign trade business and realization of investments.
  • Free market access of over 1.1 billion consumers. Externally, Serbia can serve as a production center for duty-free exports to a market of more than 1 billion people, which includes the European Union, the Russian Federation, the United States, Kazakhstan, Turkey, CEFTA countries - Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Northern Macedonia, Moldova, Serbia and UNMIK / Kosovo, members of the Free Trade Agreement with the EFTA countries - Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland and the agreement with Belarus.
  • Quality business environment in Serbia with a system of incentives provided by the state.

Business support

In Serbia, there is a state system of incentives for investments and private business. The Government of the Republic of Serbia provides various types of financial and non-financial support to potential and existing economic entities. In addition to the benefits provided by law, various types of support are available to businesses through programs of the following institutions: 

 For available incentives and support measures, visit the websites of these institutions.

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