WB6 CIF is a joint initiative of chambers of commerce and industry from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia providing one voice to the business community of the Western Balkans. One region WB6 CIF represents around 350,000 companies from the Western Balkans, in its mission to open new opportunities through regional economic cooperation and improvement of business and investment climate in the Western Balkans. One economy WB6 CIF is the business community’s response to political processes in the region, which take place within the Berlin process as an additional incentive of the Western Balkans to join the EU. One region A Regional Economic Area with free movement of goods, services and people throughout the region will cut costs and make goods and services from the Western Balkans more competitive on the global market. One economy Regional economic integration and the Western Balkans as a single investment destination and a market of 18 million people, have become one of the key tools for underpinning political cooperation in the region. One region A new model of economic growth, based on investment in innovation and new technologies, research and development, and a favourable climate for start-ups, will release new potential for economic growth of the region. One economy

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Who we are

Western Balkans 6 Chamber Investment Forum (WB6 CIF) is a joint initiative of chambers of commerce and industry from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia.

The chambers established a platform of cooperation in 2017 with the aim to provide a joint voice to the business community in the region and to facilitate inter-business contacts and promote the region as one investment destination. WB6 CIF represents around 350,000 companies, mostly small and medium-sized enterprises in its mission to open new opportunities for stronger networking of business communities within the region by removing the remaining obstacles to the development of the regional economic cooperation and improving business and investment climate in the markets of the WB region.

What we do

WB6 CIF is supported by the European Commission – DG Near, DG Trade, EBRD, Regional Cooperation Council, CEFTA, and other organizations such as EUROCHAMBERS, WKO-Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Association of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce-DIHK.

Supporting economic development of the Western Balkans

Supporting competitiveness of small and medium sized enterprises

Enhancing local and regional investment climate and facilitating investments generating economic development and jobs

Pooling human resources and structures in the fields of business support, research, education and communication

Managing and organizing activities creating visibility of chambers role in creating better business and investment climate and business support

Providing an instrument for more efficient use of available funds from the European Union and other international donors to reach above stated objectives

Projects

Information on the status of the projects currently implemented or developed by the WB6 CIF

EU funded project “Support to the WB6 CIF”

The EU financed project “EU support to the Western Balkans Six Chamber Investment Forum“ is focused on supporting SMEs in...

EBRD funded project “Support to the Secretariat of the Regional Chamber Investment Forum and Online Investment Platform”

We have created a professional and sustainable hands-on tool called Regional Online Investment Platform (OIP), which serves as a one-stop…

Information about the GIZ-ORF funded project “Increasing Export Potentials of SMEs in the Western Balkans 6 (WB6) Region”

This project is in line with the intervention areas I (Trade) and II (Investment) of the Multi-annual Action Plan for…

Growth Opportunities

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