The Business Information Database System (BIDS) gives U.S. businesses up to the minute information about significant foreign government and multilateral development bank procurements. Through an interactive map interface, businesses can find new export opportunities, validated by U.S. government economic and commercial experts overseas. Public and private partners can link to or download BIDS data for matchmaking, analysis, or other purposes.
- Direct Line for American Business:
The Direct Line for American Business program connects U.S. businesses and American Ambassadors and U.S. mission personnel overseas, making you part of our “country team.” You will get up to the minute information on markets vital to your business, and learn about new sectors and tenders to help you expand your business. For more information and to receive announcements of new calls, visit www.state.gov/directline
BusinessUSA is a White House initiative that serves as an electronic clearing house for U.S. Government information and assistance that relates to business.
U.S. Government Resources
- Department of Commerce: A department of the U.S. Government that works to strengthen the international economic position of the United States and facilitates global trade by opening up new markets for U.S. goods and services.
- Export.gov: Brings together resources from across the U.S. Government to assist American businesses in planning international sales strategies critical to success in today’s global marketplace. Export.gov also hosts information on the National Export Initiative.
- Export Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank): Ex-Im Bank is the official export credit agency of the United States Government. Ex-Im Bank’s mission is to assist with financing the export of American goods and services to international markets.
- National IPR Center:The National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center) stands at the forefront of the U.S. government’s global efforts to combat global intellectual property (IP) theft and to strengthen international protections for IP rights.
- Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR): USTR is responsible for developing and coordinating U.S. international trade, commodity, and direct investment policy and for conducting negotiations with other countries in these areas.
- Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC): OPIC is the U.S. Government’s development finance institution. OPIC assists U.S. businesses to gain footholds in emerging markets, stimulating jobs and growth opportunities for American companies both at home and abroad. OPIC achieves its mission by providing investors with financing, guarantees, political risk insurance, and support for private equity investment funds.
- The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA): The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) provides support to U.S. small businesses and small business owners across the nation through capital (loans), access to federal contracts, and counseling.
- U.S. Trade and Development Agency (TDA): TDA is an independent U.S. Government foreign assistance agency funded by the U.S. Congress with the mission to help companies create American jobs through the export of U.S. goods and services for priority development projects in emerging economies.
- Department of State Business Visa Center
- Department of State Office of Commercial and Business Affairs
- Department of Commerce
- Office of the United States Trade Representative
- Small Business Administration
- The Overseas Private Investment Corporation Enterprise Development Network
- The U.S. Trade and Development Agency
- The Export-Import Bank of the United States
- The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Foreign Agricultural Service
- U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security
- Department of State Office of Political-Military Affairs Directorate of Defense Trade Controls
- AmCham: American Chambers of Commerce (AmChams) advance the interests of American business overseas. They are voluntary associations of American companies and individuals doing business in a particular country, as well as firms and individuals of that country who operate in the United States. Currently, 115 AmCham chapters in 102 countries are affiliated with U.S. AmCham. Listings of AmChams and contact information by region of interest or country are available at AmCham USA’s website.
- Government of Serbia: Here you can find the latest news and facts about Serbia, as well as information on important laws and contact information for Serbian Government officials.
- Serbian Ministry of Finance: Here you will find information on the economy and finances of Serbia, including macroeconomic data, budget execution data, and the latest government economic decisions.
- Serbian Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Here you will find a list of diplomatic missions, as well as information about the ministry’s structure and Serbia’s economic diplomacy.
- Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia:Here you will find the latest Serbian business news, as well as information on the activities of the Chamber, basic commercial laws, business forums, bilateral agreements, and the services that the Chamber provides.
- Serbian Business Registering Agency: Here you will find a register of companies in Serbia as well as information on Serbian commercial laws and regulations, the financial statements of companies, and contact information.
- National Bank of Serbia: Here you will find information on the Serbian laws and regulations related to monetary policy, banking supervision reports, inflation reports, and statistics about the financial system in Serbia and exchange rates.
- Statistical Office for the Republic of Serbia: Here you will find statistics related to GDP, foreign trade, labor, unemployment, inflation, industrial production, census data, and more.
- The State International Developments, Inc.: An organization that supports US state international trade agencies, provides a directory of contacts within each state’s trade or commerce office.
Serbian Customs Information
Most relevant legislation, tariff rates, and instructions are available in English at: