Role of Chambers in realizing the potential benefits of CEFTA
Regional Network of Commerce provides its member firms aid entry and development of certain markets. This is a unique offer in reality require chambers to make changes in policy and strategic level, in a way that will build on their skills. Within the regional project for the development of the private sector, funded by the Dutch Government, SPARK supports a number of chambers in the Western Balkans. SPARK intends to extend its assistance to the chambers by including support for implementation of CEFTA.
The purpose of this workshop is to define the role, strategic thinking and other needs of the chambers in promoting regional trade and the implementation of CEFTA. The workshop is directed to the needs of the chambers of the region (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Moldova, Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia) as well as companies. The event will be built on the conclusions of the ABC Regional Conference held in Budva, in November 2007, and will focus on the responsibilities that should be adopted by Chambers, in order to introduce additional services to its members.
The workshop will focus on three key areas:
Expected outcomes of this workshop is to increase the awareness and responsibility between the chambers of commerce of the possible roles and strategic views that are available in order to promote regional trade and implementation of CEFTA agreement between chambers needs and future activities to build their capacity to deliver their role in the promotion, including the need for support from the outside, as well as increasing awareness of involvement in joint activities (demonstration of common ideas, plans in advance between participants). See the full document here
CEFTA - a great opportunity to increase trade
Volume of trade of the Republic of Macedonia with the countries of CEFTA region for the period 01-05.2012 year
According to the State Statistical Office, the total foreign trade of the Republic of Macedonia with CEFTA countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Croatia, Montenegro, Kosovo and Moldova) in the period January-May 2012 reached a value of US $ 675 877 thousand, a decline of 12.7% compared to the same period last year.
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