Nerma Čolaković-Prguda – Faculty of Law, University of Džemal Bijedić Mostar, Sjeverni logor bb, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina;
Institutional framework;
Tax regulations


Abstract: The paper deals with foreign direct investments (FDI) with a spe­cial focus on Bosnia and Herzegovina. Most of the world’s economies are in­terested in FDI, especially today in a globalized society.

They can generate new jobs, and contribute to the development of new technology, and their special contribution is reflected in the stimulation of economic growth, development and employment. In recent years, Bosnia and Herzegovina made a lot of effort to attract foreign direct investments as one of the important ways to stimulate economic development and solve the problem of unemployment Considerable progress in this field has been achieved by adjusting the legislation and institutional framework.

The costs, procedures and time of registration of craft-entrepreneurial activ­ities have been reduced, and various benefits in the field of customs and tax­es have been provided, which will be presented in the paper

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Čolaković-Prguda, N. (2023). Foreign Direct Investment – State and Performance. In V. Bevanda (Ed.), International Scientific Conference – EMAN 2023: Vol 7. Conference Proceedings (pp. 45-50). Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans.


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