October 21 (SeeNews) - Following are some of the main stories in the online versions of Serbian media on Wednesday morning. SeeNews has not verified these reports and cannot vouch for their accuracy.
- Serbia is close to receiving a 200 million euro loan from the Chinese government with an annual interest rate of 3.0%, Serbian Economy Minister Mladjan Dinkic said, adding that the funds will be used for infrastructure. projects The government in Belgrade will pay the loan back in 15 years with a grace period of five years.
- The Sebian government owes local construction firms between 600 million euro and 700 million euro, which is about 50% of this industry branch’s annual revenue, Vice-President of the chamber, Andjelko Kovacevic, said.
- Serbia will present its 2010 budget draft to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) with revenue of 635 billion dinars and expenditure of 735 billion dinars, anonymous Finance Ministry officials said. An IMF mission will begin a review of Serbia’s performance under the 3.0 billion euro funding arrangement signed in March.
(1 euro=93.1660 Serbian dinars)