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Better road transport leads to stronger economic cooperation

10/12/2020

The President of the Montenegrin Chamber Vlastimir Golubović met with the Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina Branimir Jukić and the Vice President of the Foreign Trade Chamber of Bosnia and Herzegovina Ahmet Egrlić

The President of the Montenegrin Chamber Vlastimir Golubović met with the Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina Branimir Jukić and the Vice President of the Foreign Trade Chamber of Bosnia and Herzegovina Ahmet Egrlić.  

President Golubović presented the activities of the Chamber related to creating a favourable business environment, promoting the economy at fairs and business forums. He pointed to the very good inter-state and economic cooperation between Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

- Since the restoration of Montenegro's independence, Bosnia and Herzegovina has invested EUR 125 million. This year, investments from this country amount to more than EUR 30 million - said Golubović.

He emphasized the very good cooperation with the Foreign Trade Chamber of Bosnia and Herzegovina, both at bilateral level and within the chamber associations, especially in the activities of WB6 CIF.

Ambassador said that during his terms of office he will strongly advocate for the construction of a new bridge on Tara in the border area between the two countries and modernization of the road between Šćepan polje and Foča. 

- In order to develop economic cooperation between the two countries it is extremely important to improve transport infrastructure. This will create conditions for greater investments, trade exchange and tourist visits - said Jukić.

During the meeting the interlocutors discussed the possibility to organize business forum in the beginning of 2020, which would connect producers of furniture from Bosnia and Herzegovina with investors in the hotel industry of Montenegro. It was announced that Montenegrin business community will participate in the International Digitization Conference, which will be organized in 2020 in Sarajevo, and discuss the possibility of joint development of IT products.