ADVERTISEMENT

Serbia plans food exports to W. Balkan countries

Food

Photo by Golden Brown/Shutterstock.com

Serbia plans to launch exports of flour to countries in the Western Balkans region in the coming days to help them avoid food shortages amidst the coronavirus crisis, President Aleksandar Vučić said, as reported by regional newswire SeeNews.

Serb President Aleksandar Vučić. Photo by Golden Brown/Shutterstock.com

Some food will be exported, first to Bosnia and the Serb Republic, as well as to North Macedonia and Montenegro, Vučić said on public media service RTS late on March 17.

“Serbia currently has one million tonnes of wheat on the domestic market, this is enough for about 10 months. We have four million tonnes of corn. The commodity reserves are enormous, in terms of commercial wheat, corn and vegetable oil,” Vučić said.

The country has enough flour to supply the market for two years, he added, SeeNews said.

ADVERTISEMENT

Digitization, sustainability among characteristics of future... Analysis

Digitization, sustainability among characteristics of future...

Lawmakers approve residency permit for digital nomads Parliament

Lawmakers approve residency permit for digital nomads

Magyar Bankholding chairman to serve as CEO as well Appointments

Magyar Bankholding chairman to serve as CEO as well

ITM, capital gov't agree on support for public transport City

ITM, capital gov't agree on support for public transport

SUPPORT THE BUDAPEST BUSINESS JOURNAL

Producing journalism that is worthy of the name is a costly business. For 27 years, the publishers, editors and reporters of the Budapest Business Journal have striven to bring you business news that works, information that you can trust, that is factual, accurate and presented without fear or favor.
Newspaper organizations across the globe have struggled to find a business model that allows them to continue to excel, without compromising their ability to perform. Most recently, some have experimented with the idea of involving their most important stakeholders, their readers.
We would like to offer that same opportunity to our readers. We would like to invite you to help us deliver the quality business journalism you require. Hit our Support the BBJ button and you can choose the how much and how often you send us your contributions.