04. March 2020.
The municipality of Laktaši has been named the most desirable small town for investment in Europe by the eminent “Financial Times” magazine. The municipality of Laktaši is the first in the list of 10 micro European cities of the future for 2020/2021 a year when it comes to cost-efficiency.
Every two years, this eminent magazine announces the competition for the “European Cities and Regions for the Future” award. The prestigious award received by the municipality of Laktaši is awarded every two years to the most attractive investment destinations in Europe. The local governments and regions that have to offer efficient administration and competitive business conditions, which is the common denominator of holders of certificates of the favorable business environment.
Municipalities send their applications via the fDi Intelligence website. Placement on the list of top investment destinations in Southeast Europe in the following categories directly depends on the quality and creativity of municipal responses, in terms of content and language: economic potential, cost efficiency, infrastructure, favorable business conditions, working environment and strategy for promoting foreign investments.
An additional plus to all this is the fact that it is important for BFC SEE city / municipality that BFC SEE certification is mentioned in the application as proof of improving its business environment in accordance with the standards in Southeast Europe.