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    The largest landowners in Serbia are Matijevic Meat Industry, Al Dahra (UAE), Delta Holding, Almex, Login EKO, Coric Agrar, Mile Blagojevic, Elite Agro (UAE), Al Rawafed (UAE) and Nicko, Forbes Serbia reports
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    • Euractiv
    • 11 June 2020
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    Croatia will soon submit a request to the European Commission to extend a seven-year moratorium on the sale of agricultural land to foreigners.
    • Euractiv
    • 25 September 2019
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    Prime Minister Tihomir Oreškovic has announced that an investor from the Middle East is interested in a 10,000 hectare plot of agricultural land in Slavonia.
    • TCN
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    • 27 June 2013
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    • DTN/TPF
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    • The National
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    • The National
    • 25 October 2009
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    These arrangements are reminiscent of “banana republics” when many African countries served as plantations for European countries -- but even those did not come with such explicit restrictions and rigidities.
    • Business Day
    • 01 June 2009
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