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DAILY SURVEY 16.08.2018.
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SERBIA

DACIC MEETS WITH FINANCE MINISTER OF SURINAM

BELGRADE, 15 August 2018 (Beta) - Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic met with the finance minister of Surinam, Gilmore Hoefdraad, in Belgrade on Aug. 15, the Serbian Foreign Ministry has stated. During the talks, they acknowledged the two countries' friendly relations and declared readiness to develop relations in the domains of economy, agriculture, information technology, youth and sports, and others. They also agreed to strengthen high level political dialogue.

DACIC RECEIVES OUTGOING SOUTH KOREAN AMBASSADOR

BELGRADE, 15 August 2018 (Beta) - Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic received a farewell visit from South Korean Ambassador to Serbia Yoo Dae Jong on Aug. 15, the Ministry said in a press release. The collocutors agreed that relations between the two countries were friendly, well-developed and that there was interest in advancing them. They highlighted the considerable potential for economic cooperation. Dacic thanked Ambassador Yoo for the very successful cooperation achieved during his tenure in Belgrade. Yoo also voiced gratitude for the friendly reception and good cooperation with the Foreign Ministry and other Serbian institutions.

NATIONAL BANK ADJUSTS 2018 GDP GROWTH PROJECTION TO FOUR PERCENT

BELGRADE, 15 August 2018 (Beta) - The National Bank of Serbia has adjusted its projection of gross domestic product growth in 2018 from 3.5 to four percent, governor Jorgovanka Tabakovic said on Aug. 15. At the presentation of an inflation report, she said growth in construction and agriculture was greater than expected and had caused the central bank to assess this year's GDP growth to a level higher than anticipated. According to the central bank, GDP growth in 2019 will be 3.5 percent, as projected previously. Tabakovic stressed that she considered low inflation becoming Serbia's "normal" as the greatest achievement of her previous six-year term, specifying that it had gone down from 12.9 percent in 2012 to 2.2 percent in under a year. "Five years running inflation is low, stable, predictable and on a par with inflation in European countries. In July, it was 2.4 percent. The central bank believes inflation will continue to be low in future," Tabakovic said.

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