INvest in Srpska
Srpska's tax policies are among the most stimulating in the region, with low income tax rate, profit tax rate and total contributions rate. Among stimulating VAT rate, you can also count on our natural resources, human capital and favourable geostrategic position. Find out more: www.investsrpska.net
Due to its natural features, the Republic of Srpska ranks as an area rich in hydropower potential, moreover it has sufficient coal reserves for large capacity constructions for electricity production. Srpska has also vast potential in terms of renewable energy and the interest of the Republic of Srpska Government is to diversify energy sources and become one of the leaders in regional renewable energy production. Find out more.
Wood industry has a special and strategic importance for Srpska. This industry generates the largest surplus in manufacturing industry’s foreign trade (export import ratio was 446.38% in the first half of 2014). Also, among the most important sectors there are: metal and electric industry, textile, leather and footwear industry and significant mining and geology fileds. Find out more.
The Republic of Srpska ranks very high in the Europe (0.952 ha per inhabitant) by the available agricultural area. There are large areas of unpolluted fertile soil, pure water, and clean air, which enable production of organic food. Due to its favorable geographic position, climate, and differentiated geological conditions, biodiversity of medicinal and aromatic herbs is abundant. We also have great potential in the livestock. Find out more.
The Republic of Srpska is seeing a steady increase in the number of tourist arrivals and overnights. Investment opportunities lie in all forms of tourism and in particular in mountain, spa, eco and adventure tourism. Moreover, there is potential for investment in hotels and real estate. Our advantage is organic agriculture, rich gastronomy and favorable geographic location and transit potential. Find out more.
Sales (both wholesale and retail) of goods such as fruit and vegetables, meat, milk, fish and flowers (on average 15-20% per annum) have been constantly growing in the Republic of Srpska. Those goods are most frequently traded groups of goods at a wholesale market. There are no wholesale markets with supporting storage capacities in the territory of the Republic of Srpska to perform the mediating function. Find out more.
The construction sector includes companies engaged in the activities of architecture, civil engineering, hydro engineering, insulation, installation and mounting works in construction. The construction material industry includes companies engaged in extraction of rock, gravel, sand, clay and kaolin, as well as companies manufacturing cement, lime, gypsum, ceramic and brick products, concrete and products of concrete, cement, gypsum and rock. Find out more.
The Republic of Srpska has established an adequate normative and legal framework in the insurance sector, harmonized to a significant extent with the regulations of the European Union. It is planned to create systemic presumptions for development of new insurance services, adopt tax incentive legislation for insurance services (life and pension insurance), and develop further local capital market in the near future. Find out more.
Healtcare - PPP sector
The Republic of Srpska is among the first ones in the region who introduced PPP as a form of financing of healthcare services, and the experience has been positive. During the last few years, Srpska invested significant funds in the health sector. There are underused potentials for investments in expansion of capacities, improvement of offered healthcare services, and introduction of new services in the field of spa tourism. Find our more.