Serbia

In-depth country-focused analysis on Serbia's economic, political and operational risk environment, complemented by detailed sector insight

Our comprehensive assessment of Serbia's operating environment and the outlook for its leading sectors are formed by bringing together a wealth of data on global markets that affect Serbia, as well as the latest industry developments that could impact Serbia's industries. This unique integrated approach has given us an impeccable track-record for predicting important shifts in the markets, ensuring you’re aware of the latest market opportunities and risks in Serbia before your competitors.

Serbia Country Risk

Serbia Industry Coverage (13)

Autos

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We expect the floods, which hit Serbia in May, to impact the new car market negatively in 2014 but more positively from 2015. Although the sales volume for H114 of 10,607 units is on course for our...

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Commercial Banking

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Commercial Banking Sector Indicators  Date Total assets Client loans Bond portfolio Other Liabilities and capital Capital Client deposits Other...

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Consumer Electronics

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BMI View: T he Serbian consumer electronics market is one of the least lucrative in per capita terms in the region, but the low penetration rate in key device categories has nonetheless...

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Defence & Security

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BMI View: Despite BMI 's forecast for Serbia to see modest economic growth in the medium-term period, increased austerity measures could hit defence spending. The Serbian military is still...

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Food & Drink

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BMI View:   High levels of unemployment (forecast at 23.5% for 2014) and government plans to cut public sector jobs and wages will likely begin to impact households from H214 onwards. This will...

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Freight Transport

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Following a year in which BMI believes saw mixed trends in different freight modes, 2014 will signal slow to moderate growth across all freight modes.Total trade is projected to pick up with our...

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Information Technology

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BMI View: Serbia's position as an EU candidate country offers considerable potential for growth , with government and businesses keen to i n vest in the infrastructure needed to bring Serbia to...

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Insurance

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BMI View: Serbia's resilient insurance sector has key strengths. Most encouragingly, life density (premiums per capita) are developing steadily . Key Insights And Key Risks Serbia is a small and...

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Medical Devices

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Espicom Industry View: The Serbi an medical device market is expected to grow by a CAGR of 0.9 % over the 2013-2018 period, hinde red by relatively slow GDP growth. The majority of medical...

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Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare

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BMI View:   In July, Serbia's National Health Insurance Fund   (RFZO) cut medicine prices by around 50% through a new policy, pravda.rs reported , citing Momcilo Babic, RFZO's d irector....

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Retail

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BMI View: The retail market in Serbia continues to struggle in the short term, although medium term growth reveals opportunity for later investment. The country comes second to last out of 11...

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Telecommunications

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BMI View: Serbia's telecommunications market lags behind the most developed in Central and Eastern Europe in terms of investment in next-generation networks and value-added services. The...

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Water

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BMI View:  Over the past quarter, there have been limited developments in the Serbian water sector. This is predominantly due to the country still suffering from the effects of severe flooding in...

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