Category AmCham BiH News

AmCham BiH and USAID WHAM project agreement

AmCham BiH signed a contract with the USAID Workforce and Access to Higher Markets (WHAM) project, which is a USAID-funded activity designed to create jobs in Bosnia and Herzegovina through trade integration with the European Union (EU) and regional markets. WHAM offers grants to high-growth, exporting, and export-ready small and medium enterprises from the wood, …

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AmCham BiH is looking for a General Secretary!

American Chamber of Commerce in BiH is looking for a progressive General Secretary with 10 years of experience. The General Secretary will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day management, administration, programs and strategic plan of the Chamber. Other key responsibilities is working with individual governments to develop partnership relations and more effective policy and regulation …

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AmCham BiH held a training about identification of counterfeit goods

Representatives of the company’s which are AmCham BiH members Marić & Co., Petošević, MSA IP and Živko Mijatović & Partners have trained customs officers how to identify counterfeit products. To present officials among other details was presented how original packaging looks like, the names of the countries where counterfeit brand products are being produced and …

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GSP is the best way to partner with U.S. companies

AmCham BiH held a presentation on the subject of the General System of Preferences (GSP) in cooperation with the U.S. Embassy in BiH and USAID WHAM project. During the presentation the attendees heard more about the products covered by GSP as well as the procedure of adding products to the list that can be imported …

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UPCOMING EVENT: Presentation about the GSP program

The U.S. Embassy in BiH in cooperation with the AmCham BiH and the USAID “Workforce and Higher Access to Markets Activity” (WHAM) project will organize a presentation about the GSP program. General System of Preference is supposed to encourage economic development by offering certain countries a patchwork framework to export tariff-free into the U.S. market. …

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AmCham BiH signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with Transparency International in BiH (TI BiH).

Transparency International in BiH (TI BiH) and the American Chamber of Commerce in BiH (AmCham BiH) signed a Memorandum of Cooperation defining areas and activities of mutual interest for signatories of the memorandum, primarily in the area of ​​prevention of corruption. The memorandum was signed by Srdjan Blagovcanin, Chairman of the Board of Governors of …

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“We want to promote BiH as a favorable place for investment!”

The President of the AmCham BiH Board of Governors Kenan Karcic for the eKapija portal says that the number of AmCham BiH members is constantly growing and that this association is a big business support in BiH. In order to contribute to a better business environment, AmCham BiH has great goals and initiatives that are …

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AmCham BiH coopeartion with the U.S. Commercial Service from Belgrade

Members of the AmCham BiH Board of Governors discussed the priority issues and challenges facing member companies, the business opportunities, and overall opportunities for American investment and increased trade in BiH with Mrs. Suzanne Platt the Commercial Officer from the U.S. Commercial Service from Belgrade. The meeting was also successful with good sources of information, …

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AmCham Bosnia and Herzegovina joined the AmChams in Europe Network!

AmCham BiH is happy to announce that it became the new member of AmChams in Europe.  AmCham Bosnia and Herzegovina’s membership application has received enough support to gain full ACE membership. Established in 1963, AmChams in Europe serves as the umbrella organization for American Chambers of Commerce (AmChams) from more than 42 countries throughout Europe and Eurasia.  AmChams …

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Prime Minister of Sarajevo Canton met with AmCham BiH Board Governors

The President of the Board of Governors Mr. Kenan Karčić, along with the First Vice President Mr. Haris Pinjo, the Board of Governors members Mr. Mirza Bavčić and Mr. Admr Drinić, as well as the President of the AmCham BiH ICT Committee Mr. Damir Dizdarević, met with the Prime Minister of Sarajevo Canton Mr. Edin …

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AmCham BiH Extraordinary Assembly

AmCham BiH held its Extraordinary Assembly where the Board of Governors presented the AmCham BiH Financial Statements for the year 2018, including a brief comparison of the annual financial statements of the association for the period 2010 – 2018. Also, changes and amendments to the Statute that were made were adopted during the Assembly, as …

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Welcome New Members!

AmCham BiH proudly announces that two new members joined the Chamber, one in Corporate membership category and the other in the NGO membership category. AmCham BiH welcomes Sparkasse bank in the Corporate category AmCham BiH and Microcredit Foundation Sunrise in the NGO Category. 

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