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Issue no. 3558 - Belgrade, Friday, Jul 01, 2016
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•  EU again fails to reach consensus on opening chapter 23 of Serbia’s membership negotiations.
•  Government extends import surcharges on milk, certain dairy products “from EU” by another six months, PM’s adviser says.
•  Serbia seeks bids for further 600,000 doses of lumpy skin disease vaccine for cattle.
•  State power utility EPS will have to hike electricity tariffs by 10% if it opts not to slash salary expenses, World Bank country manager says, as acting GM insists EPS’ operations are stable.


•  Dinar on 4-day winning streak against euro as NBS buys EUR 30 million on forex market.
•  Industrial output up 0.9% year-on-year in May.
•  Slovenia’s Mercator expected to complete talks by end-July to sell sporting goods retail chain Intersport ISI to Polish private equity firm Enterprise Investors, portal learns.
•  Telekom Srbija’s shareholder assembly adopts decision to pay RSD 12.3 billion in gross dividends out of 2015 profit.
•  Belgrade airport operator’s shareholder assembly adopts decision to pay RSD 750.9 million in gross dividends out of retained earnings as of end-2015.
•  Three large foreign companies set to create up to 4,000 jobs in Nis, mayor says.
•  European Commission “approves EUR 56 million” for wastewater plant in Nis, talks still under way with investors for Keles regional waste management center, mayor says.
•  Brewer Valjevska Pivara ships first batches of beer to US.
•  Biosimilars for ulcerative colitis, rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn’s disease added to list of state-subsidized drugs, center for improvement of women’s health says.
•  Trade gap narrows 10.9% in US dollars, 10.9% in euros year-on-year in January-May.
•  Footwear maker Beogradska Obuca Uno inks deal to buy Industrija Obuce Beograd for EUR 176,100.
•  Sberbank Srbija issues over 100,000 payment cards in past year.
•  Retail trade grows 4% in constant prices year-on-year in May, drops 3.5% month-on-month.
•  Belgrade stocks gain ground.

Country Currency Median Exchange rate (CSD)
EU 1 Euro 123.28
Australia 1 Dollar 82.88
Canada 1 Dollar 85.73
Denmark 1 Crown 16.57
Japan 100 Yen 108.08
Norway 1 Crown 13.27
Sweden 1 Crown 13.12
Switzerland 1 Franc 113.70
Great Britain 1 Pound 147.97
USA 1 Dollar 111.07

Belgrade, Friday, Jul 01, 2016
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Friday, July 01
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