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The City of Bijeljina

Department of Economy

Ulica patrijarha Pavla 1
76 300  Bijeljina
Republic of Srpska
Bosnia and Herzegovina

Phone: +387 (0)55 233 114
Fax:+387 (0)55 233 432

[email protected]


Department of Economy performs administrative and professional activities under the City jurisdiction related to:

  • study and analytic activities and utilization of resources in economy (industry, trade and commerce, catering, tourism, crafts, traffic and communications);
  • development planning and monitoring the implementation of strategic plans within scope of work;
  • affairs related to private entrepreneurship, incentives for the development of small and medium sized enterprises;
  • performs registration of independent entrepreneurs;
  • prepares documents regulating work hours in catering, crafts and trade;
  • passes documents on categorization of catering facilities and rural households, as well as acquiring a status of old craft, artistic craft, homecraft;
  • other jobs placed in their scope of work by special documents.

In strategic planning, monitoring the implementation of City Development Strategy, evaluating and reporting in the scope of work, the Department performs the following jobs:

  • prepares annual operational plan, containing planned projects, value of the projects and funding sources, dynamics of projects implementation, and clearly defined roles and responsibilities in the project implementation;
  • regularly collects information important for the local sustainable development and submits it to the Section for Local Economic Development and European Integration (Section);
  • prepares various analyses and studies within its scope of work and submits them to the Section;
  • actively participates in the strategic planning of integrated development;
  • prepares and submits information concerning external stakeholders and proposes their involvement in the strategic planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of projects;
  • participates in the preparation of project proposals and project documentation; and
  • submits reports on monitoring and evaluation of projects at the Department level, according to the dynamics defined in the annual activities calendar prepared by the Section for Local Economic Development and European Integration.

Concerning the promotion of the City, the Department performs the following jobs:

  • promotes dialogue between the local stakeholders, establishes partnerships and maintains regular communication between departments and external stakeholders (private sector, chamber of commerce and business associations, financial organizations, international organizations, academic institutions, etc.);
  • continually promotes the City as the location favourable for investments, all with the aim to attract domestic and foreign investments;
  • presents materials of the City development potential to investors, donors, development agencies and other external stakeholders, in cooperation with the organizational unit for local economic development;
  • implements other activities contributing to the promotion of the City as the environment favourable for investments.