ANNOUNCEMENT: Regional Summit of Finance Ministers, Governors and Tax Administration Directors opens in Budva


Regional Summit of Finance Ministers, Governors and Tax Administration Directors organised by the Belgrade’s weekly NIN will be held on 15 and 16 June 2018 in Hotel Splendid in Bečići.

This year’s summit topic will be “Region’s Financial and Monetary Stability Ten Years since the Crisis Outbreak”.

The Summit will start on 15 July, at 9:30 with the finance ministers’ panel titled “Fiscal Consolidation and the Economic Growth”, opened by Mr Darko Radunović, the Minister of Finance in the Government of Montenegro and Mr Aleksandar Vlahović, President of the Serbian Association of Economists.

Montenegro’s Tax Administration director, Mr Miomir Mugoša will hold the tax administration directors’ panel “Tax Administration Reform, Improving Public Revenues Collection, and Combating Shadow Economy” in the second part of the day, starting at 12:00 hours.

The governors’ panel themed “Monetary Policy and Stability of the Banking Systems of the Countries in the Region - One Decade after the Lehman Brothers Bankruptcy” will start the following day (16 June) at 9:30 hours. The panel that will be opened by Mr Radoje Žugić, the Governor of the Central Bank of Montenegro, will provide a platform for the governors and other representatives of regional central banks to discuss the impact of the Fed’s and the ECB’s monetary policy on the countries in the region, non-performing loan resolution as a precondition for boosting banks’ lending activity, banking system stability, region’s exposure to potential external shocks, interest rates, and a vast array of other topical monetary policy issues.

We hereby invite the media representatives to report about this event, aimed at developing dialogue and improving cooperation between regional financial institutions.