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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
2011 $9,483,078 $14,947,333
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 $78,867,030
Product trade (2015)
21 HS Sections
Canada - Serbia
Section Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $822,682 $21,907
02 Veg. Prod. $ $11,041,587
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $ $18,083
04 Food Prod. $106,892 $2,408,510
05 Mineral Prod. $151,940 $25,197
06 Chemical Prod. $1,977,396 $307,020
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $115,902 $6,266,205
08 Leather, Fur Prod. $ $6,354
09 Wood Prod. $4,615 $49,534
10 Paper Prod. $672,830 $142,491
11 Textiles Prod. $63,189 $1,168,077
12 Dress Access. $25,137 $1,741,927
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $14,573 $257,752
14 Precious Metals/stones $170 $452,306
15 Base Metal Prod. $7,127,271 $11,084,601
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $4,543,899 $3,843,390
17 Vehicles and Equip. $263,211 $35,225,736
18 Specialized Inst. $1,057,107 $3,019,648
19 Arms & Ammunition $2,910 $1,355,361
20 Misc. Articles $39,674 $431,344
21 Antiques $ $

Capital: Belgrade
Population (million): 7.13
Total Area: 77,474km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 84.88 Serbian dinar (RSD)(2015 - 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 Tomislav Nikolic

Head of Government:
Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic

Ministers:
Foreign Affairs: Ivica Dacic
Finance and Economy: Dusan Vujovic
Defence: Bratislav Gasic

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 : 2017. Parliamentary: 4 year term; next 2020.


Economic Information (2015)

Comparative figures
Type Serbia Canada
GDP: ($ billion) 46.81 1,987.87
GDP per capita: ($) 6,563.79 55,487.60
GDP growth rate: (%) 0.74 1.08
Inflation: (%) 1.39 1.1
Unemployment: (%) 18.51 6.89

Product Trade and investment (2015)

Canadian exports to country: $17,076,342
Canadian imports from country: $78,867,030
FDI in Canada: $ million
CDI in Serbia: $ million


Representation

Foreign Representation in Canada:
Ambassador Mihailo Papazoglu

Canadian Representation Abroad:
Ambassador Philip Pinnington


October 2016
Sources include: Statistics Canada, IMF

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