Macro location

Prijedor is on the doorstep of the European Union, offering investors the opportunity to easily access a huge global market, while enjoying a friendly business environment, lower operating costs, and excellent availability of talented labor.

Investing in Prijedor today positions companies to access a plethora of global markets. Prijedor’s designation as a Business Friendly City, ensures strong partnerships between the municipality and potential investors. Prijedor’s long history of industrial excellence means its workforce is attractive to global companies in a number of sectors.

Local economy has a very favorable foreign trade exchange rate, confirmed with the positive balance between export and import. In last three years export-import ratio is approximately 120,0%. Foreign trade exchange of Prijedor is based on export of iron ore, wood, textile, food, metal products, clay and other products. Main Export markets for local companies are Serbia, Croatia, Montenegro, EU countries, etc.

In 2012, Prijedor was declared the Business Friendly, and in 2010, the German GIZ ranked the city the first in Bosnia and Herzegovina in respect to business environment and administrative procedures.

Prijedor is community strongly committed to supporting the local economy and the development of services to the local companies and interested investors, to enable success and progress in business.



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