Belgrade, November 19, 2020 The Minister of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications in the Government of the Republic of Serbia, Tatjana Matic, and the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Serbia, Chen Bo, agreed at yesterday’s meeting that trade, tourism and telecommunications are very important areas of cooperation in which Serbia and China are long-term reliable partners. Regarding the statement of the Chinese ambassador
that there is a large space for increasing the volume of trade and that the country is very open for placing a larger number of quality Serbian products on the market there, Matic pointed out that she sees potential primarily in the Serbian food industry. Regarding the interest of Chinese companies in building a logistics center in Serbia, Chen Bo confirmed on this occasion that Serbia should be a distribution center in the region and announced that she would work on presenting potential investors in order to increase production capacities in Serbia. In the field of tourism, the interlocutors pointed out that it is necessary to continue promoting the tourist offer of Serbia in order to return the results achieved before the pandemic, when Chinese tourists, in terms of the number of foreign guests in our country, were in the first place. During the talks, it was also concluded that telecommunications is one of the most important areas of cooperation between the two countries, which should be further developed, together with the development of online payment systems and joint work on infrastructure projects, the Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications said. Source: Government of Serbia
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