Ukupna premija osiguranja dostigla je prošle godine gotovo milijardu evra, duplo manje od željene dve milijarde evra premije koliko imaju Hrvatska i Slovenija, ali je perspektiva tu, kaže Duško Jovanović, generalni sekretar Udruženja osiguravača Srbije.
Konačni rezultati o poslovanju sektora osiguranja još nisu raspoloživi, ali prema rezultatima u prvih devet meseci 2018. godine evidentno je da su na tržištu osiguranja nastavljeni pozitivni trendovi, kaže Jorgovanka Tabaković, guverner Narodne banke Srbije. Oni se, između ostalog, ogledaju u rastu bilansne sume i adekvatnom pokriću tehničkih rezervi životnih i neživotnih osiguranja.
In the last few years, Energotehnika-Južna Bačka has been recording constant growth of its business revenue. The company occupies one of the top positions in the Serbian economy, and is the energy leader in the country. We are talking to the company’s director, Dragoljub Zbiljić about the business results in 2018 and plans for this year.
This year we celebrate 140 years since the establishment of the diplomatic relations between Serbia and Romania. We took the opportunity to talk to H.E. Oana – Cristina Popa, Romanian Ambassador to Serbia about the ongoing Romanian presidency over the EU, bilateral relations between two countries and regional relations with Vojvodina.
The contribution to dynamic development is a complex and permanent task for a number of stakeholders. “The AP Vojvodina’s Assembly is one of these stakeholders and a very important one. Its contribution is reflected, first and foremost, in the compliance with constitutional, legal and statutory obligations through the adoption of decrees that come under its jurisdiction. However, the Assembly has another, very important task which is creating the necessary social climate. The Assembly legitimizes and invests effort and dedication, as well as has a representative role in relation to the society in general, inwardly and outwardly,” says István Pásztor, President of the AP Vojvodina Assembly, adding:
Head of the Vojvodinian Government, Igor Mirović officially opened the Vojvodina in 2019 Conference by saying that the conference provided an opportunity for experts from numerous fields to exchange opinions at panel discussions and offer their vision of successful Vojvodina.
In honor of the current title of the Youth Capital of Europe and towards the title of the European Capital of Culture in 2021, Novi Sad was selected as the first city to host the Serbian premiere of one of the most popular opera of the baroque master George Friedrich Haendl, a composer born in 1685. in Halle, Germany, who spent most of his life in England where he was buried at the London Pantheon of Art Westminster Abbey next to William Blake, Charles Darwin, Henry Purcell, John Milton, Benjamin Britten and others. New Belgrade Opera, in cooperation with choir and orchestra on the historical instruments of the New Trinity Baroque ensemble and international soloists, will perform the opera „Acis and Galatea HWV 49“ by G. F. Haendl under the baton of its artistic director, Maestro Predrag Gosta. The eternal theme of love, dionysian and apollonian principle of ambivalence, of which Nietzsche spoke in his book “The Birth of Tragedy from the Spirit of Music”, which inspires artists of various profiles through history, will again be found in the focus, this time on the scene of the old Jewish temple in Novi Sad and one of the most acoustic halls in the region the Grand hall of Kolarac Endowment in Belgrade.
Although one cannot argue that the overall bilateral relations have an impact on the state of economic relations between Serbia and Croatia, it is up to the business people from both countries to work on a continuous expansion of cooperation, as it still has a lot of potential to grow. Our interlocutor, Pero Mijakić, President of the Croatian Chamber of Economy in Serbia, underlines the positive results of the external trade in goods between the two countries, but also also the cooperation with colleagues from the Chamber of Commerce of Serbia which he calls „highly professional“. “Business cooperation is always ahead of politics,” says Mr. Mijakić, adding that development of good overall elations in the future should be based on good business relations. This is where the Croatian Chamber of Economy in Serbia sees its role.
While the bilateral relations between Serbia and Croatia have been experiencing various ups and downs, the connections between business people from the two countries are becoming increasingly tighter and more diversified, while the community of Croatian companies in Serbia is growing and developing at a rate of 40 percent annually. Thanks to the dedicated work of the Croatian Business Club Belgrade (CBC), members now have more services, activities and modalities of connection with other domestic and foreign companies operating in Serbia at their disposal.
„Croatia remains committed to bolstering good neighbourly cooperation and developing biletaral relations. I will personally continue to invest a lot of effort to that end,“ says H.E. Gordan Bakota, Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to Serbia. Among other things, we have also talked to Mr. Bakota about the development of bilateral relations between Serbia and Croatia last year and the priorities of the Croatian Presidency of the EU which will take place in the first half of 2020, which are closely related to this region and its European perspective.