EBRD promoting Croatia as investment and cultural destination

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBED) and the online publication Business Emerging Europe are co-hosting a business conference in London on Thursday to promote Croatia as an investment and cultural destination, the EBRD has announced.

The event will bring together policymakers, investors and prominent business people to discuss the economic outlook on Croatia and explore investment opportunities in the country.

The EBRD described Croatia as a bridge between the European Union and the neighbouring Western Balkan countries, positioned to take a leading role as a link between central and southeastern Europe, and as a popular tourist destination with world-class agricultural and food products.

The EBRD recalled that Croatia had recorded a record tourist season last year with over 14 million visitors, an increase of over 8 per cent compared with 2014. The bank expects this growth trend to continue this year and sees great potential in strengthening Zagreb's role as a link between large markets.

Last update: Thu, 28/01/2016 - 17:23
Author: 

More from Croatia

MP says cancellation of Anne Frank exhibition disgrace for Croatia

Member of Parliament Nenad Stazic of the opposition Social Democratic Party (SDP) said on Friday in parliament that...

HRT condemns increasingly frequent attacks on its employees

Croatian Radio and Television (HRT) on Friday condemned an attack by some web portals on its reporter Jagoda...

Human Rights Watch: Croatian police forcing asylum seekers back to Serbia

Croatian police are forcing asylum seekers back to Serbia, in some cases using violence, without giving them an...

Plenkovic underlines OECD's importance for Croatia

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic, who on Thursday started his visit to Davos, where the World Economic Forum...

Croatian, Slovenian ministers believe agreement on Cimos to be reached soon

Croatian State Property Management Minister Goran Maric and Slovenian Economy and Technology Minister Zdravko...