Webinar series on DOING BUSINESS IN SOUTH EAST EUROPE
– Investment / Manufacturing /Subcontracting – Thursday 19th May 2022
You are invited to join the discussion on doing business in South East Europe and explore business opportunities in this region! The webinar will focus on the Investment, Manufacturing and Subcontracting related opportunities and business cases.
Thursday May 19th 2022, 13-14:30h (Finnish time) / 12-13:30h (CET)
Online Event (Microsoft Teams)
- Opening and Introduction, Mr. Janne Sykkö, Trade Counsellor
- Presentation by Allstars Engineering Croatia Ltd, Managing Director Mr. Damir Rogulj. Part of the Finnish Allstars Engineering Group, the group has specialized in executing demanding design projects for e.g. shipyards and paper mills.
- Presentation by Željko Đurić, Board Member of Association Renewable Energy Sources of Serbia. Mr. Đurić has been involved in developing renewable energy investment projects in Serbia, including the largest utility-scale commercial wind project in Serbia by Masdar Taaleri Generation Ltd.
- Close of the webinar
The event is free of charge, but registration is required by 17th May 2022 HERE. The Teams link will be send to those registered on 18th May 2022.
The Webinar on 19th May 2022, is part of the series of Doing Business in South East Europe webinars organized in January–May 2022. The webinars will be covering business cases and business opportunities in the following South East European countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Kosovo, Greece, Croatia, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Romania and Serbia. The webinars will bring South East Europe and the business opportunities the region offers closer to the Finnish companies.
South East Europe is steadily growing market, next to the other European markets where Finnish companies already have more business. During the year 2021, some countries in the region witnessed very high trade and investments levels. The expected economic growth for year 2022 is more than 4%. The region has competitive cost structure. Close proximity makes logistics reliable and cost efficient. The annual trade with Finland in the region is more than EUR 1 billion and Finnish companies employ about 10 000 people. EU and its affiliated banks aims to boost the investments in the region by funding, guarantees and investments. In addition to the EU’s structural funds, EU’s Recovery and Resilience Facility funding for Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece and Romania, will be about EUR 70 billion. EU’s funding to Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia) will be about EUR 30 billion.
What is the investments trends in the region? What are the incentives for the manufacturing? Which are emerging business opportunities for the Finnish companies and their partners? What Team Finland services are available in the region? These are some the topics which will be discussed in the webinar.
The event is co-organised by the Embassies of Finland in South East Europe, the Enterprise Europe Network, the Helsinki Region Chamber of Commerce, the Finland-Central Eastern European Countries Business Association and Business Finland.
Participants are invited to interact and send questions via chat throughout the event.
For further information, please contact: Mr. Janne Sykkö, janne.sykko (a) formin.fi , Ms. Anne Hatanpää, anne.hatanpaa (a) chamber.fi, Ms. Hanna Blomqvist, hanna.blomqvist (a) helsinki.chamber.fi.