Serbia’s increasing importance for China’s BRI

Serbia’s increasing importance for China’s BRI

By Ljiljana Grubic, Raiffeisen banka in Serbia, and Lydia Kranner, RBI | Historically, China has never been an important partner of the CEE region. Trade and FDI data show that the EU, especially Germany, plays the dominant role. This holds true for Serbia as well....
Land of Basketball

Land of Basketball

By Nemanja Naunović, Raiffeisen banka in Serbia | Sport plays an important role in Serbia, with football and basketball being the most popular. There is even a funny expression: “every Serb is a national team head coach”, be it football basketball, volleyball, water...
Serbia: Infrastructure projects lead economic growth

Serbia: Infrastructure projects lead economic growth

By Ljiljana Grubic, Raiffeisen banka in Serbia and Oliver Marx, RBI | Despite an economic slowdown in the euro area, the Serbian economy delivered its highest growth rate in a decade in 2018. The strong GDP growth rate of 4.3 percent in 2018 (still estimated) was...