The Webinar on 23 March 2022, is the third in the series of Doing Business in South East Europe webinars organized in January–May 2022. The webinars will be covering business cases and business opportunities in the following South East European countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Kosovo, Greece, Croatia, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Romania and Serbia. The webinars will bring South East Europe and the business opportunities the region offers closer to the Finnish companies.
South East Europe is steadily growing market, next to the other European markets where Finnish companies already have more business. During the year 2021, some countries in the region witnessed very high trade and investments levels. The expected economic growth for year 2022 is more than 4%. The region has competitive cost structure and increasing number of ICT and digitalisation related business. Close proximity makes logistics reliable and cost efficient. In the coming years, EU’s Recovery and Resilience Facility funding for given countries will be about EUR 70 billion and EU’s funding to Western Balkans countries in question will be about EUR 30 billion. The annual trade with Finland in the region is more than EUR 1 billion and Finnish companies employ about 10 000 people.
What are the ICT and digitalization related trends in South East Europe? Which are emerging business opportunities in the ICT and digitalization? What Team Finland services are available in the region? These are some the topics which will be discussed in the webinar.
The event is co-organised by the Embassies of Finland in South East Europe, the Enterprise Europe Network, the Helsinki Region Chamber of Commerce, the Finland-Central Eastern European Countries Business Association and Business Finland.
The business cases from the region will be presented by three Finnish business related companies.
Participants are invited to interact and send questions via chat throughout the event.