Josip Jezic von Gesseneck    2016-10-23

Bosnia and Serbia open joint trade and tourism office in Turkey

New tri-later office to broaden trade and economic collaboration

Regional, Trade

Bosnia, Serbia open trilateral trade and tourism office in Istanbul (photo credit:

Bosnian Minister of Foreign Trade Mirko Sarovic, Serbian Trade Minister Rasim Ljajic and Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci open new bureau and sign a memorandum of understanding to expand free-trade agreement.

According to Minister Sarovic, trade with Turkey is already at about 550 million euros in 2015. The free-trade agreement is expected to be expanded as early as next year, which could result in trade reaching the billion-dollar mark (USD). Turkey has also expressed an interest to invest in the infrastructure in Bosnia and Serbia, including highways and railways. Original article