The 9th International Car Show for cars, motorcycles and accessories in Nis has been opened today in Sports Hall Cair and it gathered a large number of exhibitors this year, who presented numerous models of vehicles from the latest world production in the automobile industry. The fair was opened officially by RS Minister of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications Rasim Ljajic who said that the car show was important because the auto industry was extremely important for our country. Ljajic said that 10% of all foreign investments were in the automotive sector and that since 2001 about 70 companies operating in automotive industry came to Serbia. “After all, 40,000 people work in these companies and this is actually one of the sectors that are driving engines of our entire economy,” Ljajic noted. The opening of the Fair was attended by Nis City Mayor Darko Bulatovic, who congratulated the organizers of the Fair on the persistence with the wish that the next one, the 10th one, would be the best. ”I hope that next year the City will secure the venue which will enable the organization of the Car Shows and of other fair as well because they are important because they will change the image of the business environment for the purpose of developing our city and the whole south of Serbia, ” as Mayor Bulatovic pointed out.