Serbia: Structural Reforms to Boost FDI

People ♦ Published: February 21, 2014; 11:23 ♦ (Vindobona)

Recent projections of the National Bank of Serbia (NBS) forecast foreign direct investments (FDI) to increase to € 1bn this year up from € 750m.

Serbia: Structural Reforms to Boost FDI / Picture: ©

During the presentation of this month’s inflation report, Veselin Pjesic, Deputy Governor of NBS, pointed out that 45 percent of investments should be forwarded to the energy sector while the percentage of investments in trade and processing industry should be accordingly lower.

Last year, according to Pjesic, FDI came at € 750m while this year the national bank projects an…