HDZ chief rules out any new taxes

Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) leader Tomislav Karamarko on Tuesday said that PM-Designate Tihomir Oreskovic and his interlocutors in Kitzbuehel agreed that a gap between the revenues and expenditures sides of the budget needs to be reduced by HRK 4.5 billion but without the introduction of new taxes.

"PM-Designate Oreskovic and his interlocutors in Kitzbuehel agreed that the imbalance between the revenue and expenditure side of the budget needs to be curtailed by HRK 4.5 billion however, without the introduction of new taxes," Karamarko said on his Facebook account.

He underscored that Oreskovic's attendance at a conference in the Austrian ski resort had been a significant change in relations with international business and financial circles. "Milanovic did not meet with anyone for four years nor did anyone meet with him. We have taken loans at the worst possible terms and paid the price of his arrogance," Karamarko said, thus accusing the outgoing Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic of a rising public debt.

Last week Oreskovic met with investors and bankers in Kitzbuehel, Austria and presented his plan to curb the public debt.

Last update: Tue, 19/01/2016 - 13:51
Author: 

Related

More from Croatia

Stier: Cyber-attack may have come from east, unrelated to PM's Ukraine visit

Foreign Minister Davor Ivo Stier said on Saturday that no strategic piece of information was compromised in a cyber-...

Subspace hostel with space pods opens in Zagreb

As of December 1, Zagreb has a new tourist attraction, the futuristic Subspace hostel, the first in the European...

Remaining Kiowa Warrior helicopters for Croatian army delivered

Eleven OH-58D Kiowa Warrior military helicopters were delivered to the Croatian Air Force base in Zemunik on...

Croatia needs change and SDP must start it, says opposition leader

Newly elected Social Democratic Party (SDP) president Davor Bernardic said in Zagreb on Saturday that Croatia needed...

Minister says buying controlling interest in INA worth the challenge

State property Minister Goran Maric said in an interview with the Jutarnji List daily on Saturday that the INA oil...