Fact Sheet

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Serbia

Official Title:
Republic of Serbia


General Information

Please note that all statistics reflect Canadian dollars, with some figures reflecting the yearly averages for the year. If listed as ’0’ or absent, the statistic is unavailable.
Bilateral Product trade
Canada - Serbia
Year Exports Imports
2012 $10,543,194 $14,033,118
2013 $12,168,419 $57,440,800
2014 $16,838,284 $84,421,694
2015 $17,076,342 $78,871,556
2016 $14,545,689 $64,007,274
Product trade (2016)
21 HS Sections
Canada - Serbia
Section Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $168,654 $23,982
02 Veg. Prod. $211,668 $14,426,938
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $ $39,777
04 Food Prod. $243,395 $3,489,017
05 Mineral Prod. $2,565 $1,076
06 Chemical Prod. $1,428,996 $1,074,317
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $66,702 $7,037,276
08 Leather, Fur Prod. $ $2,415
09 Wood Prod. $50,505 $151,166
10 Paper Prod. $1,362,481 $120,543
11 Textiles Prod. $202,606 $1,125,486
12 Dress Access. $ $3,403,209
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $ $2,336,065
14 Precious Metals/stones $431 $1,249,805
15 Base Metal Prod. $4,315,552 $11,611,111
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $4,978,310 $4,759,982
17 Vehicles and Equip. $369,719 $296,507
18 Specialized Inst. $949,303 $4,416,065
19 Arms & Ammunition $15,741 $7,735,320
20 Misc. Articles $62,901 $696,393
21 Antiques $ $10,824

Capital: Belgrade
Population (million): 7.02
Total Area: 77,474km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 83.65203 Serbian dinar (RSD) (2016 - Annual average)
National Holiday: 15 February
Language(s): Serbian, Albanian, Hungarian, other


Political Information

Type of State:
Republic

Type of Government:
Parliamentary democracy. President is head of state. Prime Minister, elected by the Parliament is the head of government. Ruling coalition (SNS, SDPS, NS, SPO, PS)

Head of State:
President Aleksander Vucic

Head of Government:
Prime Minister Ana Brnabic

Ministers:
Foreign Affairs: Ivica Dacic
Finance and Economy: Dusan Vujovic
Defence: Zoran Dordevic

Main Political Parties:
Serbian Progressive Party (SNS), Serbian Socialist Party (SPS), Democratic Party (DS), Party of United Pensioners of Serbia (PUPS), New Democratic Party (NDS), Social Democratic Party of Serbia (SDPS), United Serbia (JS), League of Social Democrats of Vojvodina (LSV), New Serbia (NS), Alliance of Vojvodina Hungarians (SVM), Serbian Renewal Movement (SPO), and others. Parliament: SNS (134), SPS (25), DS (17), PUPS (12), NDS (10), SDPS (10), JS (7), LSV (6), SVM (6), SPO (5), and others.

Elections:
President: 5 year term; next : 2022. Parliamentary: 4 year term; next 2020.


Economic Information (2016)

Comparative figures
Type Serbia Canada
GDP: ($ billion) 50.02 2,026.59
GDP per capita: ($) 7,124.84 55,938.56
GDP growth rate: (%) 2.78 1.43
Inflation: (%) 1.12 1.41
Unemployment: (%) 15.9 7

Product Trade and investment (2016)

Canadian exports to country: $14,545,689
Canadian imports from country: $64,007,274
FDI in Canada: $ million
CDI in Serbia: $ million


Representation

Foreign Representation in Canada:
Ambassador Mihailo Papazoglu

Canadian Representation Abroad:
Ambassador Philip Pinnington


June 2017
Sources include: Statistics Canada, IMF

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