Rajko Macura – Banja Luka College, Miloša Obilića, 30, Banja Luka, BiH, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Nenad Novaković – Banja Luka College, Miloša Obilića, 30, Banja Luka, BiH, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Nikola Novaković – Banja Luka College, Miloša Obilića, 30, Banja Luka, BiH, Bosnia and Herzegovina

7th International Scientific-Business Conference – LIMEN 2021 – Leadership, Innovation, Management and Economics: Integrated Politics of Research – CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS, Online/virtual, December 16, 2021, published by the Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans, Belgrade; Printed by: SKRIPTA International, Belgrade, ISBN 978-86-80194-54-7, ISSN 2683-6149, DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/LIMEN.2021

Business environment;
Bosnia and Herzegovina;
Ease of doing business;
Competitive factors

DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/LIMEN.2021.103


The economy of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) is facing multiple problems, such as the outflow of young and capable personnel, unfavorable economic, legal and political environment for starting and running a busi­ness, unadapted education system to the requirements of the labor market, etc. The subject of the research is the overall business environment and fac­tors that are of key importance for the entrepreneurial sector. The aim of this paper is to identify the situation, problems and needs of the business sector in BiH and establish measures that can contribute to economic recovery.

The results of the research, which presents the views of 52 business entities in BiH, show that entrepreneurs face many obstacles in their business. The paper proposes measures to ensure a more efficient business that would en­courage entrepreneurs to start and run a business. This would increase com­petitiveness and contribute to the overall economic development of BiH.

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