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Ambassador of South Africa visits the Chamber

15/01/2016

The Vice President of the Chamber of Economy of Montenegro (CEM) Mr. Ivan Saveljic and newly appointed ambassador of South Africa H.E. Marthinus van Schalkwyk  spoke on January 15, 2016 about the possibilities of promoting economic cooperation between two countries. 

They have agreed that economic relations of two countries are characterized by low level of trade exchange. They have also emphasized that so far there have not been significant investments from South Africa in Montenegro.

The ambassador has pointed out that there are potentials for investment in tourism, mining industry and agriculture, with an emphasis on the exchange of experience in wine production. He is also interested in cooperation in civil engineering concerning the high potentials of this country in this sector. 

The Vice President Mr. Saveljic has briefed the guest on the role of the CEM and its activities, favourable business environment, incentives for investors. He also informed the ambassador that Montenegro is a part of CEFTA region.

In order to establish possible cooperation, the interlocutors have agreed on continuous exchange of information, assistance in finding adequate business partners and organizing companies’ visits.

The First Secretary of the Embassy Marks Mmutlane attended the meeting as well.

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