On the latest Doing Business list published by the World Bank, Serbia placed ninth in the category of issuing building permits, far ahead of the other countries of the region, announced the Ministry of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure.
On this global list, Serbia is the only country from the region to place within the top 10. The top 50 features North Macedonia (15th), Montenegro (40th) and Bulgaria (43th).
The other countries placed below the 100th spot – Hungary (108th), Slovenia (119th), Romania (147th), Croatia (150th), Albania (166th) and Bosnia and Herzegovina (173rd).
Serbian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Construction Zorana Mihajlovic said that Serbia had climbed from the 186th to the ninth spot in only several years.