Trade and Development Strategies

Year Strategy name Sector
2011 Draft Bosnia and Herzegovina Export Growth Strategy

The strategy provides an overview of the current economic, institutional and strategic... The strategy provides an overview of the current economic, institutional and strategic context, and it outlines a general vision aiming at improving the trade balance to a cover of 85% by 2015, through an increase in export volumes of high value added products and services. The strategy identifies key sectos with higher export potential, it provides a detailed description of the current situation of these sectors carrying out a SWOT analysis and it suggests initiatives to address weaknesses and exploit opportunities. Finally, it elaborates policy actions aiming at achieving the following strategic objectives: 1) create awareness of BIH export potential in key export markets; 2) increase the number of companies able to ‘proactively’ export; 3) improve Exporters ability to compete in international markets; 4) develop an efficient public and private sector export support infrastructure.

Automotive Industry, Beverage Industry, Construction Materials, Construction Services, Equipment and Machinery,... Automotive Industry, Beverage Industry, Construction Materials, Construction Services, Equipment and Machinery, Fisheries, Food Processing, Forestry, Fruits and Vegetables, Furniture, Honey, Meat, Medicinal Herbs, Metalworking, Tourism, Wood Industry

2009 Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise Development Strategy in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The strategy identifies the improvements of the legal framework and institutional structures... The strategy identifies the improvements of the legal framework and institutional structures necessary in order to enhance, directly or indirectly, the foundation, development and success of SMEs, with the overarching goal of establishing an efficient coordination in policy design and implementation of all forms of SME support. The strategy provides an overview of the current situation of SME development and, in alignement with the European Union policies, it envisages the following main objectives for the 2009-2011 period: i) adoption of changes or amendments to the legal framework for operation of SMEs at BH level; ii) institutional enhancements; iii) improvements in the educational and consulting system; iv) improvement of financial instruments for SMEs. Finally, it outines recommendations and priority activities for implementation.

2009 UNDAF Bosnia and Herzegovina 2010-2014

The United Nations Development Assistance framework is aligned with the Millennium Development... The United Nations Development Assistance framework is aligned with the Millennium Development Goals declaration and with other international conventions and treaties signed by the Government of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It frames the assistance of the UN System to Bosnia and Herzegovina around four main areas of intervention: 1) transparent and accountable democratic governance; 2) social inclusion; 3) environmental sustainability; and 4) human security.

2007 Tourism Master Plan Jahorina

The plan aims at the development of tourism in the mountain location... The plan aims at the development of tourism in the mountain location of Jahorina, envisaging the overarching vision of transforming by 2016 Jahorina into the the top mountain destination in South-Eastern Europe, the most attractive, multi-purpose and profitable destination for the winter and summer season. The plan provides an overview of the current situation in Jahorina in the main competitor locations in neighbouring countries, and it elaborates a SWOT analysis in light of the recent trends in the tourism world market. Hence it elabrates key strategies and specific project proposal pursuing the achievement of the overarching strategy vision, grouped within five core pillars of the positioning of Jahorina: 1) modern, multi-purpose and Olympic tourism products for the winter; 2) family oriented tourism products (summer and winter); 3) seminars and conferences; 4) mountain-wellness; 5) fun & yction (summer and winter).

Tourism Tourism

2003 Mid-Term Development Strategy for Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Mid-Term Development Strategy for Bosnia and Herzegovina (PRSP) is the result... The Mid-Term Development Strategy for Bosnia and Herzegovina (PRSP) is the result of a wide consultation process with civil society and national stakeholders, which took place for approximately 18 months between 2002 and 2003. The main goals of the PRSP are: i) to create conditions for sustainable and balanced economic development; 2) to reduce poverty; and 3) to accelerate EU integration. In order to achieve these objectives, the strategy will focus on achieving a general consensus in the society regarding the reform program to be implemented in the coming period, maintaining macroeconomic stability, implementing fiscal system reform, securing faster growth of the export-oriented private sector, implementing the public administration reform, establishing an adequate system of social assistance, implementing sectoral reforms, concluding the Stabilization and Association Agreement with EU, achieving full membership in the WTO.

Coal, Electricity, Fisheries, Food Processing, Footwear, Forages, Forestry, Fruits and Grapes,... Coal, Electricity, Fisheries, Food Processing, Footwear, Forages, Forestry, Fruits and Grapes, Grain, Industrial Crops (Oil Crops), Information Communication Technology, Leather Industry, Meat, Metalworking, Milk, Natural Gas, Oil, Seeds and Seedlings, Textile Industry, Tourism, Vegetables, Wood Industry