New opportunities for Brčko
BBI bank and BBI VIP Business Club, in cooperation with the Government of Brčko District, The Chamber of Commerce and Employers' Association, held business meetings entitled "New opportunities for business, sustainable return of minorities and finding partners and markets". The meetings, held on 25th April in Brčko, were attended by more than 150 businessmen from Posavina region.
The meetings in Brčko were one in the line of events organised by BBI bank with an aim to expand cooperation between local businessmen, strengthen business connections and improve conditions for a possible growing presence of local businessmen on the markets of Turkey and Saudi Arabia through cooperation with the partners of BBI VIP Business Club, "BIGMEV" and "Mostovi nade" foundations.
Representatives of numerous companies and businessmen from our country and the region gathered on this business meeting and through conversations sought opportunities and ways to develop business cooperation, with the aim of establishing major business activities and employment in the Brčko area.
"With such activities, BBI bank goes one step further into the field of banking and tries to open up new markets and find quality investors for its clients. That is the main aim of today's visit to Brčko district; to see the project potential and to try to connect these projects with potential markets. We are particularly interested in those projects that lead to higher levels of employment.", said Amer Bukvić, CEO of BBI, announcing the Forth International Investment Conference - Sarajevo Business Forum, which will be held on 17th May in the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Agriculture and food industry are currently the number one economic activities that Brčko District has to offer to foreign investors to develop business cooperation; however, there is a considerable potential in the development of tourism activities.
"BBI bank and its partners offer is the best that businessmen from Brčko can get at this point", said Sead Slomić, President of Chamber of Commerce of Brčko District during the business meeting in Brčko.
Bank representatives presented current financing lines of the Bank with a particular emphasis on the World Bank and Turkish lines, and BIGMEV and "Mostovi nade" foundations activities which aim to connect the markets of BiH, Turkey and the Middle East. Numerous companies established contacts and started production through BBI VIP Business Club.