CONFERENCE: Development potentials of foreign direct investments:
  international experiences



On Thursday, 16 September 2010

Institute of the International Politics and Economics
in co-operation with Hanns Seidel Foundation, Germany

organized international scientific conference

“Development potentials of foreign direct investments: International experiences”

The conference was opened by
Duško Dimitrijević, Ph.D., Director of Institute of International Politics and Economics,
Slobodan Milosavljević, Ph.D., Minister of the Ministry of Trade and Services, Republic of Serbia,
Nikola Ratković, Director, Directorate for Multilateral Economic Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Serbia and
Lutz Kober, Head of the Hanns Seidel Foundation Project in Serbia and Montenegro.


Conference took place at 10:00 AM at IIPE, conference hall, Makedonska 25, 1st floor.

List of speakers and articles:
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  • Opening Session
    • Duško Dimitrijević, Ph.D., Welcome Speech of the Director of the Host Institute
    • Slobodan Milosavljević, Ph.D., Minister of the Ministry of Trade and Services Republic of Serbia
    • Nikola Ratković, Director, Directorate for Multilateral Economic Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Serbia
    • Lutz Kober, Head of the Hanns Seidel Foundation Project in Serbia and Montenegro



  • First working session: GLOBAL EXPERIENCES AND LESSONS
    • Chairwoman: Prof. Dragana Mitrović

    • Prof. Chen Libing, Ph.D.,
      Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, Department of Economics, Hongshan District, Wuhan, China 430073
      “The Advers Aspect of FDI to Developing Countries - from China's Experience”

    • Prof. Hutao Yang, Ph.D.,
      Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, Department of Economics, Hongshan District, Wuhan, China 430073
      “Good or Evil: Export-Oriented Economy and China Economy”

    • Prof. Dragana Mitrović, Ph.D.,
      Executive Director of the Centre for Asian and Far Eastern Studies
      University in Belgrade, Faculty of Political Sciences, Belgrade, Serbia
      “Significance and Limits of the FDI in China's Reform
        and Opening Up Policy Implementations”


    • Prof. Svetlana Glinkina, Ph.D.,
      Deputy Director, Institute of Economics,
      Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
      Natalia Kulikova, Ph.D., Director of the Center for East European Studies, Institute of Economics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
      “Russia's Integration into the Global Financial System
        and Outward Foreign Direct Investment (OFDI)”


    • Santiaga Anima Puentes, M.A.,
      Coordinadora Académica Centro de Estudios Económicos de la Unión
      Europea-México, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México,
      Faculdad de Economía, México City, México
      “Behavior and Evolution of Foreign Direct Investment
        in the European Union to Mexico, 1999–2009.”


    • Prof. Ljiljana Maksimović, Ph.D.,
      Prof.Gordana Radosavljević, Ph.D.,
      Assist. Prof.Gordana Marjanović, Ph.D.,
      University of Kragujevac, Faculty of Economics, Kragujevac, Serbia
      “The Global Strategy of TNC in Oligopolistic Competition”

    • Prof. Slobodan Cvetanović, Ph.D.,
      University of Niš, Faculty of Economics, Niš, Serbia,
      Dušan Cvetanović,
      University Alfa, Belgrade, Serbia,
      Predrag Belej, and
      Niš Expert Team, Niš, Serbia
      “Spillover Effect of Foreign Direct Investment
        and Endogenous Economic Growth”


    • Assist. Prof. Dobrosav D. Radovanović, Ph.D.,
      University of Business Studies, Banja Luka, Bosnia & Herzegovina,
      Asist. Nikola D. Radovanović, M.Sc.
      High School of Modern Business, Belgrade, Serbia,
      “The Effects of TNC's Foreign Direct Investment”

    • Miroslav Antevski, Ph.D., Research Fellow,
      Institute of International Politics and Economics, Belgrade, Serbia,
      “Foreign Direct Investment and the Adoption of New Knowledge”



  • Second working session: EUROPEAN EXPERIENCES

  • Third Working Session: WESTERN BALKANS
    • Chairwoman: Prof. Irena Kikerkova

    • Prof. Slobodan Cvetanović, Ph.D.,
      University of Niš, Faculty of Economics, Niš, Serbia,
      Danijela Despotović, Ph.D.,
      University of Kragujevac, Faculty of Economics, Kragujevac, Serbia,
      Dušan Cvetanović,
      University Alfa, Belgrade, Serbia,
      “Domestic Savings and Foreign Direct Investment in the New Model
        of Economic Growth of the Western Balcan Countries”


    • Prof. Irena Kikerkova, Ph.D.,
      'St. Cyril and Methodius' University, Faculty of Economics, Skopje, Macedonia,
      “Foreign Direct Investment Outlook for the Republic of Macedonia”

    • Dražen Koški, Ph.D.,
      University 'Josip Juraj Strossmayer' in Osijek, Faculty of Economics, Osijek, Croatia,
      “Financial Dichotomy of Foreign Direct Investment:
        Foreign Exchange Inflow and Foreign Exchange Outflow”


    • Prof. Jasmina Osmanković, Ph.D.,
      University of Sarajevo, School of Economics and Business, Sarajevo,
      Bosnia & Herzegovina,
      Jasmin Hošo, Ph.D.,
      Tondach, Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina,
      “Development Potential of Foreign Direct Investment:
        the Experience of Company Tondach”


    • Assist. Prof. Vlatka Bilas, Ph.D.,
      Sanja Franc, univ.spec.oec.,
      Danijela Ćenan, M.Sc.,
      University of Zagreb, Faculty of Economics and Business, Zagreb, Croatia,
      “Foreign Direct Investment Incentives in Croatia and Selected Countries ”

    • Prof. Pero Petrović, Ph.D., Professorial Fellow,
      Institute of International Politics and Economics, Belgrade, Serbia,
      “General Characteristicfs of Foreign Direct Investment in Serbia”

    • Goran Nikolić, Ph.D., Research Fellow,
      Institute of European Studies, Belgrade, Serbia,
      “Significance of FDI Attraction for Export and Competitiveness Growth
        and Balance of Payment Sustainability”


    • Prof. Hasiba Hrustić, Ph.D., Professorial Fellow,
      Institute of International Politics and Economics, Belgrade, Serbia,
      “The Foreign Direct Inestment and Tax Environment in Serbia”

    • Prof. Gordana Milovanović, Ph.D.,
      University of Kragujevac, Faculty of Economics, Kragujevac, Serbia,
      “Possible Impact of EU Strategy for the Danube Region
        on Future FDI Inflow in the Western Balkans Region”




  • Scientific Board:
    • Prof. Dragana Mitrović, Ph.D.,
      University of Belgrade, Faculty of Political Sciences Belgrade, Serbia,
    • Anima Puentes Santiaga, M.A.,
      Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Faculdad de Economía México City, México,
    • Prof. Taro Tsukimura, Ph.D.,
      Doshisha University, Faculty of Policy Studies Kyoto, Japan,
    • Prof. Ching-Sung Wu, Ph.D.,
      National Taiwan University, College of Business Taipei, Taiwan,
    • Prof. Svetlana P. Glinkina, Ph.D.,
      Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Economy Moscow, Russia,
    • Prof. Muneesh Kumar, Ph.D.,
      University of Delhi, Department of Financial Studies New Delhi, India,
    • Prof. Nihal Tuncer, Ph.D.,
      Istanbul University, Faculty of Economics, Istanbul, Turkey,
    • Prof. Milica Uvalić, Ph.D.,
      University of Perugia, Faculty of Political Sciences, Perugia, Italy,
    • Prof. Jolanta Zombirt, Ph.D.,
      Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Centre for European Studies, Krakow, Poland,
    • Prof. Joachim Becker, Ph.D.,
      Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Austria,
    • Miklós Szanyi, Ph.D.,
      Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Institute for World Economics, Budapest, Hungary,
    • Assist. Prof. Vlatka Bilas, Ph.D.,
      University of Zagreb, Faculty of Economics, Zagreb, Croatia,
    • Prof. Irena Kikerkova, Ph.D.,
      University St. Cyril and Methodius - Skopje, Faculty of Economics, Skopje, Macedonia,
    • Jelica Minić, Ph.D.,
      Regional Co-operation Council, Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina,
    • Prof. Ljiljana Maksimović, Ph.D.,
      University of Kragujevac, Faculty of Economics, Kragujevac, Serbia,
    • Duško Lopandić, Ph.D.,
      Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia in the Republic of Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal,
    • Prof. Edita Stojić-Karanović, Ph.D.,
      International Scientific Forum “Danube - River of Cooperation”, Belgrade, Serbia,
    • Duško Dimitrijević, Ph.D.,
      Institute of International Politics and Economics, Belgrade, Serbia,
    • Miroslav Antevski, Ph.D.,
      Institute of International Politics and Economics, Belgrade, Serbia,


  • Organizing Committee:

    • Dobrica Vesić, Ph.D., president
      Institute of International Politics and Economics, Belgrade,
    • Miroslav Antevski, Ph.D., coordinator
      Institute of International Politics and Economics, Belgrade,
    • Mina Zirojević Fatić, M.A.,
      Institute of International Politics and Economics, Belgrade,
    • Nevena Prolović,
      Institute of International Politics and Economics, Belgrade,


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Nikola Ratkovic,  Slobodan Milosavljevic,  Dusko Dimitrijevic Nikola Ratkovic,  Slobodan Milosavljevic,  Dusko Dimitrijevic
Vidica Drakulic,  Lutz Kober,  Nikola Ratkovic,  Slobodan Milosavljevic,  Dusko Dimitrijevic Vidica Drakulic,  Lutz Kober  Nikola Ratkovic,  Slobodan Milosavljevic,  Dusko Dimitrijevic,  Dragana Mitrovic
Lutz Kober,  Dragana Mitrovic,  Dusko Dimitrijevic Lutz Kober,  Dragana Mitrovic,  Dusko Dimitrijevic
Alexander V. Konuzin,  Artur Hertle,  Irena Kikerkova,  Dusko Dimitrijevic
Svetlana Bozinovic,  Indah Mekawati Dragana Mitorvic,  Chen Libing,  Huto Yang
Jagoda Lazarevic,  Miljan Sukovic Chen Libing,  Huto Yang,  Mikhail Lobanov
Drazen Koski,  Jagoda Lazarevic Mikhail Lobanov,  Natalia Kulikova,  Ljiljana Maksimovic
Iva Condic-Jurkic,  Sanja Franc,  Vlatka Bilas Slobodan Cvetanovic,  Rudy Weissenbacher,  Joackim Backer
Gordana Milovanovic,  Hasiba Hrustic,  Ljiljana Kontic Ioana Vadasan,  Nicoleta Sirghi,  Drazen Derado
Sanja Jelisavac-Trosic,  Jasmin Hoso Srdjan Djindjic,  Jovana Majstorovic,  Nikola Radovanovic
Nicoleta Sirghi,  Dusko Dimitrijevic,  Ioana Vadasan Dragana Mitrovic,  Nicoleta Sirghi,  Huto Yang,  Chen Libing,  Ioana Vadasan