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Canada-Serbia fact sheet

Official Title:
Republic of Serbia

General Information

Capital: Belgrade
Population (million): 6.87
Total Area: 77,474km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 79.6 Serbian dinar (RSD) (2021- Annual average)
National Holiday: 15 February
Language(s): Serbian, Albanian, Hungarian, other

Political Information

Type of State:
Republic

Type of Government:
Parliamentary democracy. President is head of state. Prime Minister, elected by the Parliament is the head of government. Ruling coalition: SNS, SDPS, PUPS, SNP, PS, SPO, PSS, NSS, USS.

Head of State:
President Aleksander Vucic

Head of Government:
Prime Minister Ana Brnabic

Ministers:
Foreign Affairs: Nikola Selakovic
Finance: Sinisa Mali
Economy: Andjelka Atanaskovic
Defence: Nebojsa Stefanovic

Main Political Parties:
Serbian Progressive Party (SNS), Serbian Socialist Party (SPS), Serbian Patriotic Alliance (SPAS), Alliance of Vojvodina Hungarians (SVM), Straight Ahead (SPP-DPM), Albanian Democratic Alternative (ADA), Party of Democratic Action Sandzak (SDA S). Parliament: SNS (188), SPS (32), SPAS (11), SVM (9), SPP-DPM (4), ADA (3), SDA S (3).

Elections:
President: 5 year term; next : 2022. Parliamentary: 4 year term; next 2024.

Economic Information (2021)

Comparative figures
Type Serbia Canada
GDP: ($ billion) 79.86 2,520.82
GDP per capita: ($) 11,621.93 65,944.96
GDP growth rate: (%) 7.39 4.56
Inflation: (%) 4.08 3.4
Unemployment: (%) 10.09 7.43

Source: IMF (estimates)

Product Trade and Investment (2021)

Canadian exports to country: $28,959,940
Canadian imports from country: $112,181,661
FDI in Canada: $ million
CDI in the country: $ million

Source: Statistics Canada

Representation

Foreign Representation in Canada:
Ambassador Dejan Ralevic

Canadian Representation Abroad:
Ambassador Giles Norman

Please note that all statistics reflect Canadian dollars, with some figures reflecting the yearly averages for the year. If listed as ’0’ or absent, the figure is unavailable.

Bilateral Product trade
Canada - Serbia
Year Exports Imports
2017 $18,304,389 $71,091,933
2018 $21,613,224 $63,789,404
2019 $23,586,681 $67,352,525
2020 $29,372,935 $77,846,465
2021 $28,959,940 $112,181,661
21 HS Sections (2021)
Canada - Serbia
Section Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $1,817,617 $4,817,470
02 Veg. Prod. $4,985,523 $42,352,473
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $ $32,186
04 Food Prod. $1,124,360 $7,679,402
05 Mineral Prod. $10,032 $8,861
06 Chemical Prod. $2,837,338 $293,650
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $240,985 $7,230,001
08 Leather, Fur Prod. $11,590 $15,419
09 Wood Prod. $ $400,045
10 Paper Prod. $3,754,008 $2,608,784
11 Textiles Prod. $299,949 $3,222,066
12 Dress Access. $16,063 $1,379,143
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $112,654 $3,341,716
14 Precious Metals/stones $1,022 $80,003
15 Base Metal Prod. $527,812 $10,057,572
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $7,495,279 $15,541,334
17 Vehicles and Equip. $1,090,151 $235,128
18 Specialized Inst. $3,331,727 $5,618,272
19 Arms & Ammunition $35,216 $1,928,411
20 Misc. Articles $159,204 $5,333,662
21 Antiques $ $4,016


May 2022
Sources include: Statistics Canada, IMF

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