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BME and AHK Serbia cooperate on supplier portals
09/07 2020 // International

BME and AHK Serbia cooperate on supplier portals

Source: BME e.V.

Taking benefit from geographical proximity as well as from its high number of potential suppliers, Serbia provides numerous options for European companies. New cooperation models and systematic collaboration with suppliers from Serbia, high-quality standards, competitive prices, and, above all, short transport routes with quick response times can generate significant advantages for both parties.

BME manage the Sourcing- and B2B Platform, AHK Serbia the supplier portal, in which both parties support their members and decision-makers business. Both parties cooperate now on their supplier portals in order to facilitate access to Serbian procurement market information. For example, BME members can access all Serbian suppliers profiles registered on the AHK platform through, assisting buyers in their research.

 "Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) is known as one of the most attractive procurement markets in a strategically interesting location for German and European manufacturers. The online initiative perfectly complements our activities in the CEE region, such as the successful BME + AHK Western Balkans Conferences, to connect German buyers with suppliers from Serbia and other CEE countries,” emphasises Olaf Holzgrefe, Head of International and Affairs at the BME.

About BME

The BME Sourcing- and B2B-Platform is managed by the Federal association for Supply Chain Management, Procurement and Logistics (BME). Founded in 1954, the association is a service provider for over 9,750 members from purchasing, supply chain and logistics who belong to diverse industries and sectors. provides buyers with insights into innovative suppliers and service providers in the "DACH Region" (Germany/Austria/Switzerland) and interesting international procurement markets such as the CEE, Baltic, and Turkey. The platform combines comprehensive supplier profiles with news, events and publications to support buyers in their daily sourcing and procurement activities.

Advantages for buyers:

  • Quick selection of suitable providers, from consulting to business service
  • Intelligent search and convenient functions such as query, notepad and comparison
  • Comprehensive procurement information on companies, products and services
  • News/newsletters, offers, catalogues, videos from suppliers, industry information, and much more

BME e.V., Mr Andreas Richter, Phone +49 (0)6196 5828 – 303, E-Mail: andreas.richter(at)

About AHK Serbia

Serbia is of interest to the German economy not only as a sales market, but also and above all as a procurement market and an investment location. AHK Serbia accompanies German companies seeking access to the Serbian market.

 The German-Serbian Chamber of Commerce (AHK Serbia) is part of a global network of 140 offices of the German chambers of commerce abroad and delegations of the German economy in 92 countries. With over 350 member companies, it is the largest and one of the most important bilateral economic organizations in Serbia.

AHK Serbia:

  • Network of German and Serbian corporate representatives
  • Representation of member companies' interests towards Serbian and German institutions
  • Practical support for members and companies interested in doing business in Serbia
  • Numerous Market services
  • Promoting dual vocational education and training in Serbia

The central task of the AHK Serbia is to support German companies in market development and business initiation. AHK Serbia offers all services needed for your business activities in Serbia. The range of services ranges from address search, business partners search and negotiation support up to the creation of individual market studies. The Chamber organizes various events and is at your disposal for many other requests.

Deutsch-Serbische Wirtschaftskammer (AHK Serbien), Ms Milica Ožegović, Marketing & Publikationen, Phone: +381 11 202 8010, E-Mail: ozegovic(at) 


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Olaf Holzgrefe Head of International & Affairs
+49 6196 5828-343
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Marlene Grauer International Project Manager, Project Coordinator Procure2Innovate
+49 6196 5828-129
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Lisa Immensack International Project Manager, Project Coordinator ConnectAchat
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Giselle Canahuati International Team Assistant
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