Organized by the Association of Entrepreneurs Pirot on 25.04.2013 were awarded prizes “Businessman-Entrepreneur” of the Year for 2012.
Awarded winners were as follows: Miroslav Antić (Fibo), Milorad Krstić (Limes), Dragan Kostić (Free Zone Pirot), Tatjana Marković (Pulssistems), Aca Savić (Konfecija AS), Boban Mijalković ... Continue
The Steering Committee of the Regional Chamber of Commerce Niš held on 17. Aprila 2013 in Pirot.
President of the Regional Chamber of Comerce Niš, Dr. Dragan Kostic submited a report on the work of the RCC Niš for 2012 to members of the Board and concluded that the Chamber should continue being responsible for the ... Continue
Session of the Regional Chamber of Commerce Nis was held on 18th April 2013th. Besides regular attendees the meeting was attended by the Secretary General of the Chamber of Commerce of Serbia, Goran Jevtic, President of RCC Niš Dragan Kostić and Secretary General of RCC Niš Dragan Paunović.
President Dragan Kostić ... Continue
Ambassador of Finland H.E. Pekka Orpana, together with his associates on 23/04/2013 has visited the city of Niš. During the visit HE met the Mayor of the city of Niš and was a guest of the president of RCC Niš Dr. Dragan Kostić.
Dr. Kostic opened the event which was organized in premises of RCC Nis in order to introduce ... Continue
Within the „Municipal Infrastructure Support Program 2010“ from 11-12. April 2013. was organized a workshop „Programming and preparation of Infrastructure projects“.
The objective of the workshop was to transfer knowledge and skills to attendees, by enabling exchange of experience in the field of programming and project ... Continue
International conference "Free Economic Zone - Vector of economic development of the region", organized by the Free Economic Zone Gomel-Raton was held on 14th March 2013. in the business center in Gomel, Belarus in honor of 15 years of existence and operations of the free zone, the most successful one in Belarus.
Dragan ... Continue
Representatives of the Free Zone Pirot attended sixth Transport and Logistics Fair in Sofia in the period 06-08 March 2013. The fair was held in Inter Expo Center - Sofia, organized by the Agency and Bulgarreklam Bulgarian Transport Press and it was opened by the Bulgarian Transport Minister Ivaylo Moscow. Along with the Fair ... Continue
Brand "Free Zone Pirot" for the fourth time received the award "Best of Serbia" for 2012 in the category of corporate brand - the service sector of SMEs.
The prize was awarded on 06 March 2013 by the committee of the activity consisted of the Ministry of foreign and domestic trade and telecommunications, Serbian Chamber of ... Continue
From 04 - 06 February 2013 was organized the official visit of the government-business delegation of Serbia to Turkey, headed by Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic. During the visit of the delegation which took place in Istanbul, was held and 12th Business Council Serbian-Turkey dedicated to opportunities for expanding economic ... Continue
In the organization of the Municipality Pirot and the Free Zone Pirot, from 30-31.01.2013, was held a meeting within the framework of the project "Multiplatform ADB" in "Bestwestern M" hotel in Belgrade. The meeting was opened by the Mayor of Pirot Mr. Vladan Vasic and it was attended by representatives of 13 countries of ... Continue
The second time in a row, the students of the Faculty of Economy in Nis, visited the Free zone Pirot. The visit was organized within the subject “International Logistics” on 21. December 2012.
Led by Professor Nada Barac and assistant of the Faculty of Economy in Nis Aleksandra Andjelkovic, students had the opportunity to ... Continue
At a ceremony held on 18. December 2012. in the Regional Chamber of Commerce Nis, Dr. Dragan Kostic, president of was Regional Chamber of Commerce Nis, was awarded by the Union of Entrepreneurs and Craftsmen Southern Serbia with golden plaque for his outstanding contribution to the development and promotion of the ... Continue
Association „Pirgos“ in cooperation with the NGO "Knowledge" from Bulgaria organized the forum "How to attract investors and promote employment of youth in Pirot" within the project "Civil society - the idea of transparency and responsabilities of local government" on 14. December 2012.
The forum was attended by 50 ... Continue
At the workshop on "Implementation of the cross-border and transnational cooperation" held on 14 December 2012. in the Regional Chamber of Commerce Nis was presented the project "ADB multiplatform" (Adriatic-Danube-Black Sea multimodal platform) by Municipality and Free Zone Pirot.
The meeting was attended by ... Continue
On December 12.2012 the assessment team JUQS - certification company from Belgrade, after detailed checks found that implemented “Integrated Management Systems” satisfy standards and that there are no conflicts in relation to their requirements.
Integrated management systems are related to the quality management system, ... Continue
From 22 to 23.11.2012. in the congress center of Istanbul was held traditional annual business forum SEE. The forum is organized in collaboration between Bulgarian Economic Forum, and partners in the region among which is the Serbian Chamber of Commerce. The opening of the forum was attended by more than 400 guests.
During ... Continue
The meeting held within the project "Multiplatform ADB" in "Novotel Danube" in Budapest in the period 20-22.11.2012 was attended by representatives of 13 countries of Southeast Europe and the Adriatic part of Italy.
Besides the press conference od ADB project at the first day of the meeting, were held Executive Board and ... Continue
At the third scientific-professional conference "Corridor X - sustainable way of integration" held on 25th October 2012 in Belgrade Chamber of Commerce, has been presented the work "Facilitating specific transport services along the Corridor x in order to attract traffic flows," by Dr. Dragan Kostic, Aleksandar Simonovic and ... Continue
Association for Information and Communication Technology of Regional Chamber of Commerce Nis (RCC), the fifth time organized an international conference of ICT Forum from 2. to 4. October 2012 at "Tami residence" hotel in Niš.
Over 30 verbal and online presentations, 2 round tables and one workshop it was presented what ... Continue
Kick off meeting of the project „ADB-multimodal platform“ was held in Trieste from 18 to 20 September 2012. The project will be realized within the EC program for freight transport development in the South East Europe (SEE). The total value of the project is € 5,646,970.00, and the objective of the project is establishment of ... Continue
Director of the Free Zone Pirot, Dragan Kostic was elected, on 12. September 2012, as the new President of the Regional Chamber of Commerce (RCC) in Niš, following the resignation of his predecessor Aleksandar Mitic.
Kostic announced new Strategy of RCC Niš by 2018, new services for chamber members and cooperation with ... Continue
The visit of the delegation of the Free Zone Pirot to Poland was on 27.08.2012. in order to initiate cooperation with the Polish „Free economic zones“.
Free zone Pirot and Free Zone Katowice are on the list the top 50 ranked zones of future carried out by the FDI Intelligence. The rankings were published in the magazine ... Continue
Representatives of the Free zone Pirot visited free economic zone Gomel-Raton in Gomel on 24th August 2012. The visit was organized within the cooperation in accordance to agreement signed between the government of a Free economic Zone "Gomel-Raton" from the Republic of Belarus and the Free zone Pirot, which stipulates that ... Continue
It is published a ranking of the world's free zones - Free Zones of the future 2012/13
The ranking was conducted by FDI Intelligence, part of Financial Times Ltd, as the largest center for the evaluation of foreign direct investment in the World. The results were, through the analysis of potential investment locations ... Continue
Within the forums France - South East Europe and the Balkans, held in Sofia from 4 to 6 July 2012 , which aimed at connecting companies from Southeast Europe with French entrepreneurs, Free Zone took part and had "B2B" meetings with representatives of chambers of commerce, "Franco - Bulgari", "Cyprus Chamber of Commerce", ... Continue
Presentation of the Free Zone Pirot aroused great attention at the convention, "The role of free and special economic zones in the international logistics network," which was held in Trieste in the period from 2 to 3 July 2012. A large number of convention participants showed interest in the business incetives provided by the ... Continue
Within the three-day visit to Bulgaria, the delegation from the Free Zone Pirot participated in the conference " Process and Quality Improvement", attended the forum "Cross-border Investment Forum Serbia - Bulgarian" and held a meeting with representatives of the Bulgarian Ministry of Sport and BRTMI – NGO on cooperation on ... Continue
Representatives of the Free Zone Pirot, participated in the forum "Investment priorities in Cross Border Cooperation (CBC) Bulgaria - Serbia and opportunities for improvement in the field of energy efficiency of local small and medium enterprises" within the "South East Europe Network in the Balkans", held in Kyustendil 21 June ... Continue
The delegation of China headed by the Economic - trade Adviser Zhu Lianqui, Chinese Development Bank Commissioner Lei Yufeng and representatives of the Administration of Free Zones of the Ministry of Finance, has visited Free Zone Pirot 04.06.2012.
The main reason of the visit was to see the investment location and ... Continue
Serbian Chamber of Commerce organized an "Open doors day" for the representatives of the Turkish textile industry on Tuesday 29th May 2012th in cooperation with DEIK ITKIB. Within the program was held business forum "Textile industry - an opportunity for strategic cooperation between Serbia and Turkey."
Attendees were ... Continue
Along with the business forum in Baku, Azerbaijan, was held International Fair from 15th to 17th May 2012th year.
In addition to important representatives of the Ministry of Economic Development of Azerbaijan, representatives of ministries of agriculture, trade, forestry, water management in Serbia, representatives of the ... Continue
Organizing Committee of South East Europe Business Forum was held in Istanbul on 22nd May 2012th year. Free Zone Pirot CEO Dragan Kostic, representing the Serbian Chamber of Commerce, attended the meeting.
In order to prepare organization of SEE Business Forum, all participants had the opportunity to propose to economic ... Continue
"Seminar on Construction and management of development zones predicted for Central and Eastern European countries" was organized by the "Tianjin TEDA Group" from 10.04 to 01.05.2012. in China.
During 21 days of the seminar participants invited by the Chinese government, had an opportunity to visit and learn more about 2 ... Continue
On 27 March 2012, the Indonesian Ambassador in Serbia, Samuel Samson with his associates has visited Pirot... During the visit of the company „Tigar joint stock company“ to the delegation was presented a way of working and incetives for investors for operations in the Free Zone Pirot, and then in the Pirot District ... Continue
A memorandum of Understanding and implementation of the investment project of the company "Michelin" in the Free Zone Pirot is signed on 02 April 2012 by the Minister of Economy and Regional Development Nebojsa Ćirić, the director of the „Tigar Tyres“ company Erik Faidy and the Mayor of the municipality Pirot Vladan Vasic in ... Continue
A regular meeting of the Group of free zones and customs warehouses of the Association of Trade of the Chamber of Commerce of Serbia was held on 30/03/2012 in Regional Chamber of Commerce in Subotica. The host of the group, the President of Regional Chamber of Commerce of Subotica Mr. Slobodan Vojinovic with the Secretary of ... Continue
As previously announced the meeting the Group of free zones, customs warehouses the Association of Trade of Chambers of Commerce of Serbia will be held on 30.03.2012. in Subotica.
In order to prepare better the upcoming meeting on the initiative of the Free Zone Pirot and Subotica, on 15.03.2012. in Pirot was held a ... Continue
The delegation of the Regional Chamber of Commerce Niš and Free Zone Pirot, led by Dr Dragan Kostic, President of the regional Chamber of Niš and Managing Director Free Zone Pirot Pirot visited the Chamber of Commerce of Macedonia on 03.13.2012.
During the visit of the delegation, was organized a meeting with leaders of ... Continue
The brand "Free Zone Pirot" for the third time won the award "Best of Serbia" in the category of corporate brand for small and medium enterprises in the field of services.
Winning such a prestigious award for us is very important and it represents keeping the leading position among all small and medium enterpriyes up to ... Continue
In the fourth campaign of Plus Radio, „People for a new era“, at the ceremony held on 17 January, 2012 in the Army Hall in Pirot, the winners in six areas of excellence were announced and the prizes „Step-Up“ and „Eurostep“ were awarded as well as „Pirot resident of the year“ award.
The special award for Humanity was ... Continue
Business Council for cooperation of Serbia and Belarus was held in Belgrade on 17 January, 2012 under the auspices of the Serbian Chamber of Commerce.
During the meeting, the signing of the Agreement of the cooperation of Serbian Chamber of Commerce and Belarus Chamber of Commerce was organised, as well as the cooperation ... Continue
Meeting with the Customers
The European Union, through its Support to Enterprise Competitiveness and Export Promotion (SECEP) Project, organized in Belgrade, on 15 November, 2011, “The Meeting with the Customers” as the part of the practical support to Serbian companies for joining the global supply ... Continue
Presentation of the Free Zone Pirot in Pancevo
Regional Chamber of Commerce Pancevo in cooperation with the Faculty of Business Studies of the Megatrend University, from 11a.m. to 1 p.m. on 13 October, 2011 in the premises of the Chamber, Zmaj Jovina 1a in Pancevo, organized a lecture on “General ... Continue
The conference „The Black Sea – maritime transport and port“ was held in Burgas from 2nd to 4th October, 2011. During the conference the annual meeting of the association of the ports of the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov also took place.
The conference was organised with the support of the Bulgarian Ministry of Transport, ... Continue
The traditional 34th International Conference on Production Engineering in cooperation of Mechanical Engineering Faculty of University of Nis, the Union of Production Mechanical Engineering Institutions of Serbia and the Regional Trade Chamber Nis was held in Nis in the prestigious residence of the Tami Hotel.
In the ... Continue
During the largest Fair in Plovdiv, held from 26 September to 1 October 2011, the presentation of Free Zone Pirot was delivered within the panel „Business meetings of Serbia and Bulgaria“. The announced guests attracted an enormous interest of the auditorium, which resulted in the change of the venue from the „Hebros“ Hall to ... Continue
Business Forum Serbia-Greece
Business Forum „Serbia in Thessaloniki in 2011 – the perspective of bilateral economic cooperation“ was held during the largest trade fair in Thessaloniki from 9 to 18 September, 2011.
After the opening ceremony of the fair on Saturday, 10 September, a reception was ... Continue
Serbia to offer additional tax breaks for companies in free trade zones as of January 1, 2012, finance ministry official says.
Serbia will offer additional tax breaks for companies based in free trade zones as of January 1, 2012, according to State Secretary at the Finance Ministry Miodrag Djidic, local media reported ... Continue
The conference „Serbia – Platform of logistics and intermodal transport in the region“ was held in Belgrade on the 1 June, 2011, organised by the „Business Info Group“ and supported by the Ministry of Infrastructure and Energetic of the Republic of Serbia. Through three panels speakers were almost all relevant experts in the ... Continue
At the second International Fair of Car Component Manufacturers of South East Serbia held in Kragujevac from 10-12 May, 2011, at the stand of Tigar TRG, one the users of the Free Zone Pirot, Free Zone Pirot itself was presented. On the stand there were exhibited the automotive products, engine radiator pipes (all rubber and ... Continue
In Athens, on 3 and 4 May, 2011 Greek-Serbia Business Council and Business Forum „Opportunities for economic cooperation with Serbia“ were organised by the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Chamber of Commerce of the Republic of Serbia.
On that occasion the official government and economic delegation led by Mr. ... Continue
Serbian Chamber of Commerce, on 14 April 2010, hosted the meeting of Free Zones and Customs Warehouses Group. At the meeting of the Group, Free zone development strategy for the period 2011-2016 and the benefits it provided were presented; also the conclusion was adopted as well as suggestions for further activities on the ... Continue
On 1 April, 2011, the first constitutive meeting of the Assembly of Regional Chamber of Commerce Nis was held. The following management bodies were elected on that occasion:
• The elected president of the Assembly of the RCC Nis: Dr Dragan Kostic, B.Sc.Eng., PhD, and director of Free Zone Pirot;
• The elected ... Continue
March 2011, as well as several previous ones, was full of activities.
Belgium, Hinterport. The last conference organized within the Hinterport project was held in Antwerp, Belgium on 3 March 2011.The conference was attended by more than fifty professionals whose focus was on the innovative solutions ... Continue
End of February 2011 was full of very interesting and very important events that announce the approach and the entry of Serbia into the EU in the near future.
Within the project “Enabling of intermodal transport in Serbia” funded by EU companies EGIS International, the Ministry of Infrastructure and Intermodal Development ... Continue
WATERMODE Conference 18 November, 2010
WATERMODE International Conference was held on 18 and 19 November, 2010 at the Master Conference Centre of Novi Sad Fair. The working title of the conference was "Logistics in the South-Eastern Europe – experience and challenges of networking”. Two-day’s ... Continue
The second fair of goods and services of Pirot District was held in sports hall „Kej” in Pirot from 27 to 29 October 2010. The organisers were the National Market of goods and services of Serbia, Association of Entrepreneurs, Nis Regional Trade Chamber and Pirot Municipality, supported by the Ministry of Economy and Regional ... Continue
The first scientific-technical conference „Corridor 10 – a sustainable path of integration“, co-organised by the Section for Transport of Belgrade Chamber of Commerce, „Business Policy” magazine and „Kiril Savic“ Institute, was held on 21 October 2010.
The conference gathered a large number of eminent scholars covering all ... Continue
Organised by Trade Chamber of Plovdiv on September 29, 2010, Free Zone Pirot gave a presentation on „Advantages of doing business in the duty and tax free regime“. The presentation was held in the Hall No. 18 of the International Plovdiv Fair.
The host of the presentation was Mrs Dobrina Prodanova, the president of the ... Continue
The workshop „Ways of improving port market efficiency: enlarging the volume of cooperation” organised by Interporto Bologna and DGG was held at the Atlantic Grand Hotel in Bremen on 27 September 2010. As the part of the programme, the participants visited Bremen, the village of reloading, and Jade Wilhelmshaven and learnt ... Continue
On 23 September 2010, organised by Belgrade Trade Chamber and the Ministry of Infrastructure of the Republic of Serbia, the meeting was held in the Media Centre of the Chamber on the topic „European experience of Intermodal transport and establishing of Intermodal development centre of the Republic of ... Continue
The Serbian Ministry of Economy and Regional Development and the company „Tigar Tyres”, on 14 September 2010, signed an agreement on the expansion on production in the company and providing 220 new jobs. The agreement was signed by Mr. Mladjan Dinkic, Minister of Economy of the Republic of Serbia, Mr. Vladimir Nikolic, general ... Continue
The meeting of the international team for the management on the project „Development of the pre-study of the logistic centre feasibility in Pirot“ was held in Rome on 19 July 2010. All the signatories of the Agreement on the study development, Mr Zeno D’Agostino, Mr Vladan Vasic and Dr Dragan Kostic attended the meeting, as ... Continue
The third Conference of the Serbian Chamber of Engineering on the topic „Development programmes of Southeastern Serbia” was held in Surdulica on 10 July 2010. The whole conference was organised with a rich cultural and artistic events within the event of „Vlasina summer”.
More than fifteen speakers presented the trends of ... Continue
In Bratislava, the capital of the Slovak Republic, on 24 June 2010, organised by Slovak and Serbian Chamber of Commerce, Chamber of Commerce of Vojvodina and Slovak-Aid, the third international economic forum was held on the topic „Industrial Parks in Slovakia and Free Zones in Serbia”. The Forum was held within the ... Continue
In Serbian Chamber of Commerce, on 29 June 2010, the Committee for Foreign Economic Relations held a meeting of the Association for France. The session was attended by all major importers and exporters covering the region of France.
The delegation of French guests was consisted of the economic advisers from Chambers of ... Continue
Traditional fifteenth international scientific conference on the team „Regional Development and Demographic Trends of the Countries of Southeastern Europe” was held at the Faculty of Economics of Nis University on 25 June 2010.
The three thematic areas involved more than 50 works of eminent experts and university ... Continue
Traditionally, the seventh in a row „Conference of Economists Nis” was held at the Ceremonial Hall of the University of Nis on 11 July 2010, organised by the Association of Economists and the Society of Economists of Nis, and supported by the Assembly of the City of Nis.
The main topic of this year’s conference was „The ... Continue
Organized by the German Federal Association for the medium-size companies and the Mission of Serbian Chamber of Commerce in Frankfurt am Main, with the support of GTZ (German Agency for Technical Cooperation), in Frankfurt at the Intercontinental Hotel the presentation was held on potential of the Serbian economy.
During ... Continue
Formal ceremony of awarding certificates to the municipalities with a favourable business environment was held at the National Assembly in Belgrade on 8 June, 2010.
NALED programme of awarding certificates to the municipalities of favourable investment climate covered 26 of those and now has a total of only 3 certificates ... Continue
The extended session of the Trade Board of Chamber of Commerce of the Republic of Serbia was held on 7 June, 2010 in the premises of Chamber of Commerce of Novi Sad in co-organisation of Serbian Chamber of Commerce, Belgrade Chamber of Commerce, and Regional Chamber of Commerce of Novi Sad.
At the session of the Board, the ... Continue
On 4 June, 2010, Regional Chamber of Commerce Nis organised and held the presentation on the benefits of doing business in the Free Zone Pirot. Also, it presented the company Container Terminals and General Cargo Bar.
The spokesmen on behalf of Free Zone Pirot were Mr. Zoran Petrovic, deputy director, and Mr. Aleksandar ... Continue
Serbian Government Delegation led by Serbian President, Mr Boris Tadic, visited Greece in the period from 1 to 3 June, 2010. The representatives of Free Zone Pirot led by Mr Vladan Vasic, the Mayor of Pirot Municipality, were the part of the Serbian delegation.
In Athens, after the meeting with Greek Prime Minister Jorgos ... Continue
In the period from 18 to 20 May 2010 and in the organisation of Serbia Investment and Export Promotion Agency, SIEPA, and Administration for Free Zones of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Serbia, Free Zone Pirot visited the European Real Estate and Investment Fair focused on Central and Eastern Europe.
Among the ... Continue
On 5 May 2010, Free Zone Pirot was the host to high delegations of some very important foreign trade partners in the sphere of free zone operations: the Free Zones Directorate of the Under secretariat for Foreign Trade of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey, the Directorate of industrial and technological development ... Continue
In the Serbian Chamber of Commerce on 4 May, 2010, a memorandum of Understanding between Serbian Ministry of Finance - Administration for free zones and Under secretariat for Foreign Trade of the Prime Minister of Turkey.
The Memorandum was signed by Ms Vesna Hreljac-Ivanovic, Deputy Minister of Finance and Mr. Ziya ... Continue
In the Serbian Chamber of Commerce, on 28 April 2010, the meeting og the Group of Free Zones and customs warehouses was held.
At the meeting, the Group adopted the conclusion to propose the Government the introduction of new tax incentives because that king of support of a Free Zone would be more attractive for foreign ... Continue
At the premises of the Administrative District of Pirot, we had the honour to receive two very important delegations. The journalists of our prestigious media visited Pirot in the organisation of Tigar A.D. Company on 28 April, 2010, while the meeting with the representatives of the Montana District was held on 30 April, 2010. ... Continue
Business Forum Serbia-Italy was held in Belgrade on 26 April, 2010. The council aiming at further economic development of relations between Serbia and Italy was established on the Forum. It is important to stress that the Councils of that king Italy has with France and Germany only, and that this one is just the third such ... Continue
During the official visit of representatives of Burgas Chamber of Commerce to Serbia from April 27th to April 28th, 2010, the guests from Bulgaria were welocomed and were given the presentation of the potential for doing business and investment within the Free Zone Pirot. The organisation of the visit was achieved in ... Continue
”Vienna Economic Talks“ organised by Vienna Economic Forum, The European Centre for Economics and Environment protection and the Bulgarian Ministry of Economy, Energy and Tourism were held in Sofia from 25th to 26th April, 2010.
The host of the forum was the prime minister of Bulgaria, Mr Bojko Borisov. The parties ... Continue
On the occasion of initiation of the interregional project Ital Balk for cooperation and promotion of integration of logistics and transport between the Republic of Italy and the Balkan countries (Albania, Serbia and Montenegro), an international conference was held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel Belgrade on 15 April 2010th on the ... Continue
Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski laid the foundation stone for the construction of a free economic zone Bunardzik that the Macedonian government is building in order to be prepared for the rush of foreign investors by the end of the world economic crisis. The Zone is designed for twenty factories with about 5,000 ... Continue
The end of February was full of interesting and very important events that announce the recent integration of Serbia into EU.
On February 24, 2010, the Ministry of Trade and Services of Serbia and the Serbian Chamber of Commerce organised and held the meeting of Serbian, Italian and Russian businessmen. The delegation of ... Continue
On January 21, 2010, in the Main Hall of the Service centre of Municipality Pirot the Agreement on cooperation in the feasibility study of Intermodal Transport Logistics terminal in Pirot was signed by Mr. Vladan Vasic on behalf of Municipality Pirot, Dr Dragan Kostic on behalf of Free Zone Pirot, and Mr. Zeno D’Agostino on ... Continue
The delegation of Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Serbia visited Turkey from January 12th to January 16th, 2010.
The Delegation of Serbia represented by Mrs. Vesna Hreljac-Ivanovic, Deputy Minister of Finance, Mr. Vlada Gajic, manager of Administration for Free Zones of Serbia, Dr Dragan Kostic, manager general of ... Continue
For Free Zone Pirot the end of 2009 means keeping the leading position in Serbia and it has more significance because it represents one of the best companies from Serbia – awarded in the campaign „Best of Serbia“
The brand “Free Zone Pirot” won the only prize in the category Corporative brand Service enterprise – ... Continue
The meeting of the mayors of municipalities Pirot and Pernik was held on November 27th, 2009 as the result of the process of preparations on the new project based on the Cross-border cooperation Programme between Serbia and Bulgaria (www.ipacbc-bgrs.eu).
The meeting of Mrs Rosica Janakiev and Mr Vladan Vasic were held in ... Continue
Traditional Bulgarian International Economic Forum ’Economic vision for European development 2009-2013’ was held on October 26th and 27th in Sofia (The Republic of Bulgaria) in the organisation of Bulgarian Economic Forum.
The forum was declared open by Mr. Bojko Borisov, the Premier of Bulgaria. Numerous high ... Continue
Serbian Trade Chamber of Commerce and the Ministry of economics and regional development of the Republic of Serbia organised in the Serbia Palace the eight session of the mixed intergovernmental commission for trade and economic cooperation between the Republic of Serbia and the People's Republic of China on November 23, ... Continue
Serbian Trade Chamber and Administration of Free Zones of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Serbia organised the Panel and bilateral conference of the Turkish business delegation and the businessmen from Serbia.
On the panel, the possibilities of business cooperation between Serbia and Turkey were presented, as ... Continue
Directorate for Free Zones within the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Serbia and Trade Chamber of the Republic of Serbia organised the panel on the topic ’The role of Free Zones and Industrial Parks in attracting foreign investments’ on November 16, 2009.
The panel was greatly supported by the institutions and among ... Continue
The representatives of Free Zone Pirot attended the Conference on infrastructural development of South-eastern Europe especially focused on internationalisation, which was held in the Main Hall of the Hotel Kempinski on November 10, 2009. The conference was declared open by the Bulgarian minister of regional development, Mr. ... Continue
On October 26 and 27, 2007, Mr. Abdullah Gul, the President of Turkey, visited Serbia with the delegation of businessmen of the leading Turkish companies of construction, textile industry, tourism and auto-components.
During the visit of Turkish delegation in Belgrade the Presidents of Turkey and Serbia signed the ... Continue
International Trade Forum ‘Danube’ second in row was held in Montana (the Republic of Bulgaria) in the organisation of Bulgaria Economic Forum on 20th and 21st October 2009.
A numerous high government representatives, representatives of foreign countries, and representatives of regional and municipalities’ governments of ... Continue
Free Zone Pirot had a press conference on the subject ‘Free Zone Pirot – duty and WAT free production and logistics) in the Theatre Hall of BTA (Bulgarian Telegraph Agency) on October 20th, 2009.
Traditionally, all invited journalists accepted the invitation, and on this occasion we would like to thank all of them for ... Continue
The First Goods and Services Fair was held in Sports Hall ‘Kej’ in Pirot from 14th to 16th October 2009. The fair was jointly organised by National Market of Goods and Services and Municipality Pirot supported by Ministry of Trade and Regional Development. The Fair was announced open by Mr. Nebojsa Radinovic, the deputy manager ... Continue
The second in row Nis Investment Forum (NIF09) was held in Nis on October 9th, 2009 in the organisation of the centre for the civil development society ‘Protecta’.
The conference was attended by the government highest representatives and the numerous representatives of diplomatic and business representatives of foreign ... Continue
The delegation of Pirot District and Free Zone Pirot visited Clermont-Ferrand from 4th to 8th September 2009 in the organisation of the Clermont-Cournon Fair from Auvergne District, France.
During the visit, the meetings with the representatives of Clermont-Cournon Fair, The Trade Chamber of Clermont (Chambre de Commerce ... Continue
On 14th and 15th July, 2009. Italian agency ’Logica’ from Napoli organised the Conference of the logistics centres supported by EU funds. It was the part of the programme that encouraged the regional cooperation and the topic was ’Integral transport and logistics in Italian-Balkans relationship’.
Besides the ... Continue
On May 29th, 2009, in the little hall of Tigar Corporation, Free Zone Pirot held their 35th Management Board of Free Zone Pirot session, and it is then when the Development Strategy of Free Zone Pirot AD till 2014 was adopted. The overall opinion of the Management Board of Free Zone Pirot is the development tendency through new ... Continue
Nis Investment Forum and Bulgarian Investment Forum organised the first regional meeting of Bulgarian and Serbian businessmen in the amazing Hotel ‘Stara’ on the Stara Mountain, on May 28th, 2009.
The realisation of the Forum was supported by Tigar Corporation, Uni Credit Bank, Municipality Pirot and Free Zone Pirot. The ... Continue
Business Forum ‘Struma’ was held for the first time in the organisation of Blagoevgrad Municipality, Bulgarian Business Forum and European Mission in Bulgaria on May 21-22, 2009.
The Forum was opened by Mr Sergey Stanisev, the President of Bulgarian Government. More than fifty speakers presented their business on four ... Continue
The Conference on the application of new regulations that are applied on export, import and transit of goods, was held in the organisation of IBC98 Customs Codex at Palic from 17th to 19th May, 2009. The eminent lecturers from Ministry of Finance and Customs Management presented the new items in application of the regulations ... Continue
The presentation of Serbian economic potentials was organised by Serbian Embassy in Italy and local business associations in Empoli, Tuscan Region, on April 24, 2009.
Dr Dragan Kostic, manager of Free Zone Pirot, gave the presentation to Italian businessmen on the facilities offered by Serbia and especially by Free Zone ... Continue
In the organisation of Serbian Embassy in Slovakia and Slovakian agency for investment development and trade SARIO, one more successful presentation of Free Zone Pirot was held in succession in the town of Nitra on April 17th, 2009.
Dr Dragan Kostic, manager of Free Zone Pirot presented Slovakian businessmen all ... Continue
On Friday, March 27th 2009, Mr Bozidar Djelic, the vice president of the Serbian Government, and the leader of European commission delegation in Serbia, Joseph Ljoveras, visited Free Zone Pirot.
On that occasion, Mr. Djelic and Mr. Ljoveras were informed about the project of cross-border co-operation realised in Free Zone ... Continue
Conference for Serbian business and trade representatives supported by Ministry of Trade of the People’s Republic of China and in the organisation of Chinese company of international business consultants was held in Beijing from March 4th to March 17th 2009
Dr Dragan Kostic, manager of Free Zone Pirot was in China as one ... Continue
On Saturday, February 21st 2009, the final conference on the project ’ Successful model of economic cross-border co-operation’ realized by Municipality Pirot and supported by the partners, Municipality of Pernik from Bulgaria and Free Zone ’Pirot’ was held in the Hotel Stara at the Mountain House.
More than 70 ... Continue
The first conference of the Private Public Partnership was held n the organisation of Tsomokos Group International in the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Belgrade on Tuesday, March, 10th 2009.
Twenty-six speakers participated with 18 presentations discussing the ideas connected with the purview, the needs of municipalities and ... Continue
Fund for knowledge and technology SME and business incubator Telsai invited Free Zone Pirot to give the presentation of their activities on the second forum „Business Incubators – the guarantee for stability for small and medium enterprises“.
In the period from 9th to 12th December 2008, the representatives of Pirot ... Continue
In the period from 25th to 28th November 2008, the part of the expert team working on the project „ Successful Model of Cross-border cooperation“ together with Mr. Ljubisa Mitic, the manager of commission of Trade Chamber of Serbia, gave a few presentations in Bulgaria.
During four days, in Burgas, Varna, Stara Zagora, ... Continue
November is traditionally the month of conferences and economic forums. This time Free Zone Pirot took part in the Balkans conference for logistic and transport development, which, in one session, was a host of European project Marco Polo. It happened on November 10th and 11th 2008 in the conference centre ’Kempinski ... Continue
Southeast Europe Economic Forum, a jubilee one, the tenth in a row, was held on November 5th and 6th in the National Palace of Culture on the topic „Regional influence of global economic challenges’.
In three theatres during two days the experts from the region gave speeches and discussed the topics of global financial ... Continue
On October 17th, 2008, Department for Economic International Relations of Serbian Trade Chamber organised the visit of the delegations of trade councilors of foreign diplomatic missions and embassies to Free Zone Pirot.
The delegation was consisted of 35 representatives from: Brazil, Check Republic, Egypt, France, Greece, ... Continue
In Free Zone Pirot on Tueday, October 7, 2008, the press conference was held regarding the beginning of works within the project „Successful model of business cross-border cooperation“ financed by EU funds within cross-bordered programme with Bulgaria.
The total project value is 295.466,47 euros and among other activities ... Continue
Nis Investment Forum (NIF08) was held for the first time on October 2, 2008, in the organisation of “Protecta”, the centre for the civil development of the society.
The conference was supported by the eminent state representatives. Some of fifteen speakers were Mr Bozidar Djelic, the Government vice president, Mr Mladjan ... Continue
Thanks to great support and help of the representative of Italian Trade Chamber in Bulgaria, Mr. Mark Sierra, the delegation of Free Zone Pirot participated in the panel “Potential of Serbia, Municipality of Pirot, and Free Zone Pirot in the Trade Chamber of Salerno.
The hosts of Intertrade, the department for ... Continue
Slovakian agency for investment and trade development SARIO (http://www.sario.sk/) organised „The second Slovakian co-operative market“ in Banska Bistrica on 23 and 24 September 2008.
This is the second time Slovakia organised that kind of market aiming to find as great number of business partners as possible among ... Continue
The presentation of the business advantages of Free Zone Pirot was held in Athens, the capital of Greece on May 29th, 2008. The meeting was organised and held in the embassy of Republic of Serbia thanks to her Excellency Mrs Ljiljana Bacevic.
The members of the diplomatic corps of many countries, the businessmen and the ... Continue
The conference Marco Polo 2 was held in Venice from 10-11 June, 2008 in the organisation of the European Agency for competition and innovation.
The main purpose of the conference was the presentation and supporting the successful project modules aiming at the transferring means of transport from road to rail and sea or ... Continue
The Danube Economic Forum was held in the Bulgarian town of Vraca on June 6th, 2008. The businessmen and representatives of many towns and districts of the North-East Bulgaria and the Eastern Serbia were present there.Among them there were the deputy minister for Economy of Bulgaria, Ms Ana Janeva, the menagers of the districts ... Continue
Vienna Economic Forum – Montenegro meeting was organized under the patronage of his Excellency, Mr Milo Djukanovic, the premier of Montenegro. Mr Erhad Busek was the chairman of the Forum consisted of 230 representatives from 21 countries, as well as the representatives of foreign diplomatic and consular offices and active ... Continue
Bulgarian-Serbian econmic forum was held on April 24th, 2008, in the Sheraton in Sofia. Numerous representatives of Serbian companies, as well as the representatives of Bulgarian investors, who bought some companies in Serbia during the process of making companies private, participated in the forum.
The forum was opened by ... Continue
The journalists of Bulgarian national media (Bulgarian national televison, national radio, BTA informative agency, the newspapers “Trud”,”24 casa”, “Sega”, “Pari” etc) visited Free Zone Pirot on March 27, 2008, and there and then they were informed about the business facilities offered to Bulgarian businessmen by the ... Continue
In the organisation of the embassy of Serbia in Slovakia and Regional Trade Chamber Nis, the presentation of “Tigar” company and Free Zone Pirot was held in the Trade Chamber Zilina. Mr Dragan Nikolic, the manager of “Tigar” company presented the organisation and production of the company to Slovakian businessmen, stressing the ... Continue
The Minister of Economy and Regional Development, Mr. Mladjan Dinkic, visited Pirot on January 22nd, and on that occasion he also paid the visit to Free Zone Pirot and talked to the mayors of six municipalities from the region.
Mr. Dinkic claimed that the government priority is the building of two parts of the highway ... Continue
The Final Experts Meeting of Free Zone Pirot and Pernik Municipality was held in Pernik on November 21st, 2007. The previous results of Free Zone Pernik project realization were analysed. The project was supported by the European Union. All the members of the management staff of Free Zone Pirot led by Mr Dragan Kostic, the ... Continue
The tenth Bulgarian Business Forum was held in the National Cultural Castle in Sofia on 20th and 21st November 2007. The representatives of economy, trade, ministries as well as the representatives of Trade Chambers, municipalities and districts from the countries of Central and South-eastern Europe gave their contribution to ... Continue
The meeting of the businessmen of Nish region with the businessmen of the North Greek region was organized by Regional economic chamber Nish in Thessaloniki. Thirty-two, Free Zone Pirot was one of them. Mr Goran Stamenovic, Pirot District commissioner was also the member of the team there.
Free Zone Pirot showed the Greek ... Continue
Mr Dragan Kostic, manager of Free Zone Pirot successfully defended the doctoral dissertation on the topic “The role of Free Zones in the process of business restructuring in Serbia”, and so he was admitted to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.
The defense of his doctoral dissertation was organized at Megatrend University ... Continue
International Investment Fair was held in Munich on 8th and 9th November 2007. The most attractive investment projects of Serbia were presented there. Mr Mladjan Dinkic, Serbian Finance Minister, presented foreign investors business and natural potentials, especially indicating the exceptional possibilities offered by the Stara ... Continue
Free Zone Pirot at the conference of the businessmen of Nish Region and Greek region of Pieria in Katerini The meeting of the businessmen of Nish region with the businessmen of the Greek region Pieria was organized by Regional economic chamber Nish at Industrial and trade chamber of Katerini on October 4th, 2007. ... Continue
The third conference of experts’ groups of Pirot and Pernik, within the project of Cross-border cooperation the Municipalities Pirot and Pernik (Bulgaria), was held in Pernik from September 28th to September 30th 2007. The Industrial Zone Pernik project was the main topic that was discussed. The experts’ team of Pernik was led ... Continue
Free Zone Pirot participated in the work of Vienna Economic Forum, held in Istanbul on June 26th, 2007. The topics discussed at this high level meeting of businessmen and political representatives of Turkey, Austria, Bulgaria and Serbia were:
- Popularization and promotion od investment possibilities in the regeions of ... Continue
On June 21st, 2007, Free Zone Pirot held the presentation for Bulgarian businessmen of Montana, and then it presented the facilities which it offers to Bulgarian businessmen. The representatives of media were given the detailed information about the work in duty free regime, as well as the facililties provided by the Free Trade ... Continue
The International Economic Forum called “Bulgaria in the European Union was held in the Plovdiv Fair Congress Centre in Plovdiv on May 30th and May 31st, 2007. The ministers of Bulgarian Government, the mayors of Plovdiv, Stara Zagora and other cities, the representatives of the European Union and numerous businessmen were ... Continue
Industrial park was presented as the mutual project of the Pirot Municipality and Free Zone Pirot during the session of the Board for the economy development of the Permanent conference of the towns and municipalities, which was held in the Municipality Golubac on May 8th, 2007. The representatives of the municipalities ... Continue
World Free Zones Conference was held in Antalia (Turkey) from 18th to 21st April 2007. Vesna Hreljac, the assistant of the finance minister and Dragan Kostic, the manager of Free Zone Pirot participated in the conference work. Significant up-to-date topics connected with the work of free zones in the world were discussed: “The ... Continue
The presentation of Free Zone Pirot was held in organisation of Regional Economy Chamber Nis and Jedrene Trade Chamber in Jedrene on June 1st 2006. The businessmen of this region of Western Turkey were informed about special accommodation possibilities for the Turkish businessmen in the Zone.
The deputation of Pirot, ... Continue
During the visit of the delegation of Regional Economy Chamber Nis to the Municipality Bayram Pasha in Istanbul (27.2.-2.3.2007) Free Zone Pirot had the presentation for 150 Turkish businessmen in the Great Hall of the Municipality. Vladimir Jurguz, the ambassador of Serbia in Turkey, Dragan Markovic, general consul in ... Continue
Pirot Municipality and Free Zone Pirot held the mutual presentation to present the natural and economy potential of Pirot Municipality, as well as the facilites offered to the potential investors by Free Zone Pirot. The presentation was held in Great Hall of Pirot Municipality on Friday, 9.2.2007, at 11.30.
Mr Vladan ... Continue
Free Zone Pirot got the Medaliion of Regional Economy Chamber Nish for the succesful achievements in the year 2006.
In the award explanation it is emphasized that Free Zone Pirot is the leader among free zones in Serbia and that in the previous year it gave a number of presentations in the country and abroad (Istanbul, ... Continue
During the visit of Mr Chiang Wee Tiong, the manager of Murchison Holdings Limited, China, at the Regional Economy Chamber Nish it was organized the presentation of Free Zone Pirot. The potentials and facilities of the Zone offered to the Chinese businessmen were presented on that occasion. It is also stressed that Free Zone ... Continue
Invited by the president of the Thessaloniki Chamber of trade and industry, Free Zone Pirot gave the presentation to Greek businessmen on Thursday, November 23rd 2006. The Board of directors of the Thessaloniki Chamber of trade and industry, the president of the Thessakibuju Chamber Dimitrios Bakacelos, the consul of Serbia ... Continue
In the organisation of Permanent conference of towns and municipalities, in Sava Centre, on September 29, 2006, the competition “The award for the best example in local community management in practice” was held. The mutual project of Pirot municipality and Free Zone Pirot “The exaple of the state-private partnership f Pirot ... Continue
Free Zone Pirot participated in the session of Serbian-Greek business council which was held in the Hayat in Belgrade on November 23rd and November 24th 2006. The possibilities of business cooperation improvement between the two countries were taken in consideration, as well as the participation of Greece in the building of ... Continue
Regional Economy Chamber Nis organized the presentation of Free Zone Pirot in Kragujevac on the Investment Fair INVEST EXPO 06. A large number of foreign investors and 30 representatives of the embassies accredited in Belgrade were present. The presentation was held in the Conference hall of the hotel “Sumarice”. Beside foreign ... Continue
The presentation of Free Zone Pirot was held during the “Vidovdan Diaspora Days in Serbia” in Sava Center in Belgrade on June 29th and 30th 2006. The facilities that the Industrial Park provides for the future investors were presented to the audience.
The presententaion emhasized the most favourable conditions for ... Continue
In the organisation of Trade and Industry Chamber of Burgas, and in cooperation with Serbian Embassy in Bulgaria, the presentation of Free Zone Pirot was organised in Burgas on June 7th 2006 and the businessmen of Burgas region were informed about the facilities that Free Zone Pirot offers to Bulgarian ... Continue
On June 8th 2006, the presentation of Free Zone Pirot was held in the organisation of Industry Chamber of Varna in the Plenary Hall of Varna Municipality, an industrial and tourist center in the north-eastern Bulgaria which makes a large profit in export and tourism. The facilities that Free Zone Pirot provides for Bulgarian ... Continue
The presentation of Free Zone Pirot was held in organisation of Regional Economy Chamber Nis and Jedrene Trade Chamber in Jedrene on June 1st 2006. The businessmen of this region of Western Turkey were informed about special accommodation possibilities for the Turkish businessmen in the Zone.
The deputation of Pirot, ... Continue
The presentation of Free Zone Pirot was held in the Business Chamber of Istanbul (DEIK) on May 31st 2006 during the session of Business Council of Turkey and Serbia. Turkish businesmen were informed about the the facilities that Free Zone Pirot offers to future investors and users.
The ambassador of Serbia in Turkey, Mr ... Continue
In Sofia, on May 10th and 11th 2006, the Business Forum was held in the organisation of Ministry of Economy and Economy Chamber of Bulgaria. Numerous companies from Germany, Bulgaria, Albania, FYR of Macedonia, Serbia and Montenegro, Greece, Turkey, and Romania participated. The topic was “The partnership of small and medium ... Continue
The presentation of Free Zone Pirot was held during the official visit of Mr Danilo Vucetic, the ambassador of Serbia and Montenegro in Bulgaria, to the region and town of Ruse. The representatives of economy and media of the region of Ruse attended the presentation which was organised in the building of Regional Administration ... Continue
The fifth annual World free zones convention was held from 05.-08/12/2005. in London . Serbia and Montenegro representatives Ms Vesna Hreljac – finance minister assistant, Mr.Dragan Penezic-minister of economic relations with foreign countries assistant and Mr. Dragan Kostic –Free zone Pirot director general took part in the ... Continue
Free Zone Pirot presentation was held on 30/11/2005 in Skoplje at the hall of the Chamber of the economy of Macedonia.Some very important representatives were at the presentation: representatives of 37 Macedonian companies, representatives of the Chamber of the economy of Macedonia, Macedonian free zones Directorate general ... Continue
About 25 foreign reporters and press attachés from foreign countries accredited in Serbia and Montenegro , visited the Municipality of Pirot and Free Zone Pirot on Friday 4/11/2005. Considering the schedule , there was a joint presentation of the Pirot municipality and Free Zone Pirot in a great City Hall.
Mr. ... Continue
Free Zone Pirot presentation was held at the International fair in Plovdiv , organized by the Chamber of the economy of Bulgaria. A great number of Bulgarian businessmen were present, as well as Serbia and Montenegro Embassy representatives in Sofia, representatives of Bulgarian and Serbian Chamber of the economy, the chief of ... Continue
A joint appearance of free zones from Serbia was organized at the International Fair in Celje from 7-14/09/2005. under The Chambers’ of economy of Serbia and Slovenia auspices. Some useful information about facilities and benefits offered by Serbian Free Zones were introduced at the joint exhibition space ( stand ), but ... Continue
Free Zone Pirot presentation was prepared at the 77. Agricultural Fair in Novi Sad on 18/05/2005. The presentation was organized thanks to a cooperation between “Shenkariol” firm from Brazil and a home firm “Alniko”. The presentation was held in a Business Center for a great number of businessmen who were introduced the ... Continue
The meeting between State and trade delegation of Serbia and Italian businessmen was held in Milan from 11-13/May/2005/ and it was organized by the Chamber of economy of Serbia. President of Serbia-Mr. .Boris Tadic conducted the delegation, but many other important persons were also included, such as : a great number of most ... Continue
Free Zone Pirot presentation was held under Chambers of the economy of Slovenia and Serbia auspices in Ljubljana on 09/05/2005. There were introduced benefits offered by Free Zone as well as the possibility of Slovenian goods export to the Russian market through the Free Zone, by using an Agreement on free trade between ... Continue
The international conference of World Free Zones Convention was held under Ministry of Trade of Turkey and Turkish Free Zones Directorate auspices in Izmir from 20-23/04/02005. The main topics of the Conference referred to free zones and industrial parks influence on increasing the direct foreign investments and economic ... Continue
The conference and the expo called “ The initiative for Greece and Serbia and Montenegro partnership “ was held in Athens from 8 –11 February /2005. The conference was organized under Greece and Serbia and Montenegro Governments auspices .It was also supported by the Chambers of the economy of those two countries and the ... Continue
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