News Updates

A Look Inside the Japan Tobacco International plant in Senta

10.12.2013.

On December 10, AmCham Serbia, together with the University of Belgrade’s Center for Career Development and Student Counseling, organized a student field trip to Japan Tobacco International’s plant in Senta, as part of the "Meet the Business First Hand" program

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AmCham requests the Ministry of Finance’s opinion regarding calculation of utility compensation for displaying companies’ names – signage fees

10.12.2013.

Inadequate interpretation of the Law on Financing of Local Self-Government has led to an increase in signage fees from several hundred to several thousand times, which is contrary to the aim of the 2012 amendments to the Law which set the limits to these charges.

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AmCham warns on nontransparent abolishment of tax credit for investments in capital assets

10.12.2013.

Contrary to the plans provided in the Fiscal Strategy, less than a month after its publication and without prior notice or public discussion, the Government and Parliament have adopted a Draft Law on Amendments to the Corporate Income Tax Law, abolishing tax credits for investments in capital assets.

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The Power of Negotiating a Compromise

05.12.2013.

On December 5, Mr. Slavko Carić, President of the Executive Board of Erste Bank, spoke with AmCham Academy participants on the subject of negotiation skills.

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Slight Improvements in Construction Permit Issuing Procedure, Conversion Remains a Problem

03.12.2013.

AmCham welcomes efforts by the government to simplify procedures for obtaining Construction Permits with the new Draft Law on Planning and Construction, but at the same time warns that without strong control by law enforcement it is hardly possible that the procedures will be able to function

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