Serbia

History of Relations | Diplomatic Representation | Travel Info | Health Requirements | Climate Info | Currency Info | Trade Info | Visits and Meetings | Agreements | Interest Groups/ Organisations

History of Relations

Diplomatic relations at the level of Offices of Interest was established on 2 April 1992. Serbia and Montenegro opened its Office in Pretoria during April 1992. Following the imposition of compulsory economic and other sanctions, by the UN Security Council, against Serbia and Montenegro on 30 May 1992 South Africa refrained from opening a Mission in Belgrade. Diplomatic relations was upgraded in December 1998 to full ambassadorial level.

Diplomatic Representation

South African Representation in Serbia

The South African Embassy in Athens, Greece, is responsible for relations with Serbia, on a non-residential basis.

H E Mr J H Momberg
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

Serbia Representation in South Africa

H E Mr G Vujičić
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

Serbia Embassy

Travel Info

Visa Requirements for South Africans

For more information contact the Consular Section of the Serbia Embassy in Pretoria.

Health Requirements

No special health requirements are in place it is nevertheless advised to double-check any recommendations or particular requirements, with the local Health Department before departure.

For further information go to Travelers' Health.

Climate Info

In the north, continental climate (cold winter and hot, humid summers with well distributed rainfall); central portion, continental and Mediterranean climate; to the south Adriatic climate along with the coast, hot dry summers and autumns and relatively cold winters with heavy snowfall inland.

For up-to-date weather information click here.

Currency Info

Serbia: Dinar

Montenegro: Euro

For current exchange rates click here.

State and Official Visits / Bilateral Meetings

No Information

Bilateral Agreements

If you have any queries with regard to treaties please contact the Treaty Section at 012 351 0872/0851/0837.

Trade Info

Major exports: Chromium and Titanium ore; Fresh and dried fruit; Vegetables; Pig Iron; Parts for motor vehicles; Granite and Porphyry; Ferro-Alloys; Motor cars; Printed books and materials; Raw skins and hides; Live animals.

Major imports: Copper tubes and piping; Electrical motors and parts; Machine Tools; Footwear; Clothing: Maize.

For current information on trade statistics between South Africa and Serbia and Montenegro, visit the web site of the Department of Trade and Industry of South Africa

Interest Groups and Information

No Information

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