Foreign investors indicated that qualified and professional workforce, low labour cost, as well as proximity to the European Union market were the most important competitive advantages due to which they opted for entering BiH market, and later, decided to re-invest. The next-ranked advantages for making an investment in BiH refer to low tax rates (profit tax and VAT), adequate local support services, then adequate suppliers that meet the needs of foreign companies, low energy prices and solid road connections. Reliability in the supply of energy and incentives for foreign investors at the local level are the areas where, in the opinion of the respondents, there is still a lot of room for improvement.
*The figures given in the graphs above represent the mean weighted value of all responses for the given category, where ten points have been awarded if the category was designated as top priority and one point if the category was ranked as the last priority.
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