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Inaugural session of Competitiveness Council

Published date 10.10.2017 17:38 | Author PR Service

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Inaugural session of the Competitiveness Council, chaired by the President of the Council, Prime Minister Duško Marković, is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, 11 October 11, at 9:00.

Following the session, a press release will be issued.

The Competitiveness Council was established by the Government' s decision paseed at the 28th session of 1 June 2017 with a view to:

- Coordinating activities in the implementation of the priority reform measures defined in the strategic development documents, which are in the function of removing key obstacles for greater competitiveness and faster economic growth of Montenegro;

- Analysing applicable regulations from the aspect of their influence on the business environment and competitiveness, initiating and proposing changes to the regulations in order to simplify or delete procedures that represent a barrier for greater competitiveness or the termination of their validity;

- Proposing to the Government of Montenegro a plan for structural reforms in order to improve the competitiveness of the economy that is being prepared on an annual basis and is an integral part of the Economic Reform Programme and other key economic policy documents;

- Monitoring, coordinating and evaluating the key activities of public administration bodies and other competent bodies and institutions for the implementation of structural reforms; preparing semi-annual reports on the implementation of structural reforms;

- Participating in the drafting of a plan to combat the gray economy, the employment plan, and all development plans relevant to increasing competitiveness and strengthening macroeconomic stability, and monitoring their implementation;

- Establising international cooperation with relevant organisations and institutions and exchanging experience and good practice in terms of improving competitiveness and sustainable development;

- promoting the importance of competitiveness of the economy of Montenegro for its overall economic development and improvement of the quality of life of citizens.