February 29, 2012 was held in Rome on Seminar: ” Serbia : economic collaboration opportunities for Italian companies .” The seminar is part of a Balkans Project , financed with funds from the Law 84 / 01 – “Provisions for the Italian participation in the stabilization, reconstruction and development of countries in the Balkans .”
Serbia, thanks to the ongoing structural reforms, is a priority market for start inside of the Balkan forms of economic and industrial cooperation in consideration of attractive business opportunities arising from the various projects funded by the European Union and the International Organisations . The country adheres , in addition, from 2007 to the Central Europe Free Trade Agreement – CEFTA , which currently involves eight Central and Eastern Europe – Albania , Bosnia and Herzegovina , Croatia , Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro , Serbia, Kosovo – in one free trade area .
The seminar provided an opportunity to learn about the projects and opportunities for economic cooperation and development in the country directly by representatives of the Serbian Agency for the Promotion of Exports and Investment – SIEPA , representatives from the European Union and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development – EBRD in Serbia, particularly in the following sectors : Energy – Agriculture and Agribusiness – Infrastructure – Cycle Waste Management – Transport.
The program of works was expected after the Institutional Interventions, Technical Session with a presentation of the development projects. In the afternoon there was the usual meeting with the speakers.