Boris Vujcic

HNB governor: Era of low interest rates ending soon

Croatian National Bank (HNB) Governor Boris Vujcic has said that the ongoing period of low interest rates is nearing an end.

Croatian National Bank to continue expansive monetary policy in 2017

Croatian National Bank (HNB) Governor Boris Vujcic said on Wednesday that the central bank would continue its expansive monetary policy next year, warning that Croatia should become more...

Vujcic: GDP growth faster than expected, debt remains main risk

The Croatian National Bank (HNB) has revised upward its GDP growth projection for 2016 to 2.3% because of the faster-than-expected increases in domestic consumption and investments, but the high...

Croatia ranks low in EU in digital economy but making progress

Croatian National Bank governor Boris Vujcic said ICT was the most propulsive sector in Croatia, with a 33 percent increase in software exports, which he said raised Croatia's digital economy...

Cenbank governor: Croatia should join Banking Union when completed

"It is important that we realise that reforms must be implemented and that they have to be above any political interests," Vujcic concluded.

Cen bank governor says structural reforms necessary to boost growth

Vujcic said this at the 19th edition of the expert conference called "Croatian Money Market", held in the northern Adriatic resort of Opatija on Thursday.

World Bank vice president for Europe, central Asia completes Croatia visit

The World Bank officials also held meetings at the President’s and the Prime Minister’s offices and with the diplomatic community, "to discuss Croatia's reform agenda and reconfirm the World Bank...

Central bank governor says GDP growing on healthy foundations

He voiced optimism, underlining however, that reforms were necessary in all sectors -- the public administration, judiciary, the health sector, education.

HNB governor: Indebtedness and lack of collateral limiting growth in loans

The central bank governor noted that analyses show that economic recovery of the growth of GDP is followed by growing loans.

Central bank governor says situation with bad loans improving

Vujcic announced that he would soon conduct talks with European Commission officials with the aim of obtaining final confirmation of the HNB's interpretation.

HNB governor: 2016 budget within expected limits

Croatian National Bank (HNB) Governor Boris Vujcic said on Friday that the proposed 2016 budget was within expected limits and that the HNB too estimated that this year GDP would grow at a rate of...

HNB governor: Croatia may join ERM II by 2020 rather than EMU

On Tuesday, Prime Minister Oreskovic said during his visit to Berlin that he had talked with Governor Vujcic about launching the process of introducing the euro in two years and for the process to...

Gov't, IMF officials hold meeting

Finance Minister Zdravko Maric said before the meeting with the IMF delegation that the appointment of the new government had coincided with a change at the helm of the IMF Mission in Croatia and...

Croatian cenbank governor hints at new guarantee scheme for SMEs

Croatian National Bank (HNB) Governor Boris Vujcic has announced a meeting next month with the new government, commercial banks and European financial institutions in a bid to create a new...

Cen Bank governor doesn't expect pressure from new gov't

Vujcic reiterated that the HNB was an independent institution under the Croatian laws and must not receive instructions from outside.