kzk-ekofRepresentatives of the Commission for Protection of Competition have participated as guests at the Working group session of the National Convention on the EU which monitors the negotiations on Chapter 8 – Competition policy, held in Niš. This occasion also served as an opportunity to present results to the expert public of Niš of the Phase I of the Sector inquiry into the food, beverages and tobacco retail market in the Republic of Serbia.

Prof. Dr. Marija Radosavljević, Vice-Dean for Scientific Research, has addressed the audience in the opening of the session, followed by keynote addresses given by Marko Obradović, Council member of the Commission for Protection of Competition, Dr. Boban Stojanović, Full Professor at the Faculty of Economics in Niš, and Ivan Đekić, member of the Working group of the National Convention on the European Union and of the Society of Economists of Niš.

The sector inquiry into the retail market prepared by the Commission was presented by Dr. Siniša Milošević, Head of the Economic Analyses Division, and Aleksandra Ravić, Senior Advisor in this sector.

Following the presentation of the analysis, CPC representatives have opened a discussion on the role and importance of presented results and prospects for the retail sector development.