Croatia

Croatian PM says economy minister wouldn't put private interest before state's

Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said on Tuesday that Deputy PM and Economy Minister Martina Dalic enjoyed his full confidence because he was certain that she would "never, absolutely never put any...

Bloomberg ranks Croatia 41st among 50 most innovative economies

According to Bloomberg's innovation index, Croatia is ranked 41st among the 50 most innovative economies, down three places from 2016, according to a report released on Tuesday.

By year's end companies to be set up 'without paper', says minister

Minister of Economy Martina Dalic said during Question Time in Parliament on Tuesday that the government's Action Plan to relieve the economy, which should annually save enterprises about HRK 1.5...

Researcher writes to Croatian PM and Sabor Speaker providing evidence of minister's plagiarism

Prominent Croatian researcher Ivan Djikic on Tuesday sent an open letter to Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic and Parliament Speaker Bozo Petrov citing concrete evidence to prove that plagiarism...

IMF confirms outlook of more than 3% growth in European emerging economies

The International Monetary fund (IMF) on Monday confirmed its earlier estimates for emerging and developing European economies, including Croatia, with an expected growth rate above three percent...

Serbia struggles with river ice; Croatia hit by snowstorms

Two Hungarian icebreakers were due to begin clearing ice that has jeopardized bridges and threatened to cause floods as it accumulates on the Danube in Serbia amid plunging temperatures, Serbian...

Paintings by German Anton Hoeger to be exhibited in Zagreb

Over 40 works made by German painter Anton Franz Hoeger will be put on display at the Home of the Croatian Association of Artists (HDLU) in Zagreb from 17 January to 5 February.

Task force to be formed to draw up law on financing of local self-government units

Finance Minister Zdravko Maric has said that next week he will propose appointing a task force to draw up a new law on the financing of units of local and regional self-government, which is...

Hungarian icebreakers arriving on Danube in Croatia

Two Hungarian icebreakers are arriving on the Danube in Croatia this afternoon because of low air temperatures which are increasing the quantity of floating ice and the risk of ice completely...

Veterans, Tudjman, Racan deserve credit for Croatia's int'l recognition, SDP official says

The City of Rijeka and Primorje-Gorski Kotar County on Monday organised a commemoration in the northern Adriatic port on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Croatia's international recognition...

HBOR grants EUR 48.3 mln loan to 4 Agrokor companies

The Croatian Bank for Reconstruction and Development (HBOR) has granted a EUR 48.3 million loan to four companies from the Agrokor food concern to be invested in export development, read a...

Round table for stepping up food import control

Croatians mostly eat quality food, notably if it is domestic, but it is necessary to step up the control of cheap imports whereby foreigners frequently get rid of surplus goods, a round table on...

Serb rebel accused of expelling Croats from Knin

The Split County Prosecutor's Office has indicted a 59-year-old Serbian citizen for ordering the terrorising and expulsion of Croats from the area of Knin in 1992.

Tusk says Croatia's achievements in 25 years of independence amazing

European Council President Donald Tusk said in Zagreb on Monday that Croatia had made amazing achievements since its international recognition 25 years ago and that today it played a key role in...

Croatia bans keeping poultry in the open till danger of bird flu is over

Addressing reporters ahead of a euthanasia of poultry infected with a bird flu virus near Velika Gorica outside Zagreb on Monday, Croatian Agriculture Minister Tomislav Tolusic said that the virus...