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Croatia's economy short of more than 1,800 robots

Croatia's economy, with its size, requires approximately 2,000 robots while it is estimated that the country currently has 175 robots, and Croatia is short of more than 1,800 robots, the Croatian...

HGK: Croatia's public debt in Q3 2016 falls to 85% of GDP

Croatia's public debt to GDP ratio fell to around 85% at the end of the third quarter of 2016, the first year that is expected to see a drop in public debt after its continued rise for eight years...

Minister announces simpler regulatory system for Croatian economy

One of the Economy Ministry's main projects next year will be to reduce administrative and legislative burdens and to address extra taxes imposed on the economy through red tape, Deputy Prime...

Croatia's gross foreign debt in Aug down 9 straight months

Croatia's total gross foreign debt at the end of August this year amounted to 43.7 billion euros, which is 4.1 billion or 8.6% less than at the end of August last year, the Croatian National Bank...

Commerce chamber says Russian-Croatian economic forum was cancelled in Oct

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation pulled out of the Croatian-Russian Economic Forum back in October, the Croatian Chamber of Commerce (HGK) said on Monday expressing...

HGK says holiday season spending estimated at HRK 12 bn

The Croatian Chamber of Commerce (HGK) estimates that in December this year Croatians will spend slightly more than HRK 12 billion, half a billion more than in December 2015.

Slovakia, Croatia dissatisfied with trade volume

Even though in the last five years the volume of trade between Slovakia and Croatia has more than doubled, trade between the two countries, amounting to EUR 525 million in 2015, is not...

HGK: Croatia in process of leaving EDP

Croatia belongs in the group of EU countries that have been registering the biggest decrease in the share of public to GDP ratio, which could impact its leaving the Excessive Deficit Procedure (...

Croatia's gross foreign debt falls to EUR 43.4 bn in June

Croatia's total gross foreign debt at the end of June this year amounted to 43.4 billion euro, which is 5.4 billion euro or 11% less than at the end of June last year, the Croatian National Bank (...

HNB: Public debt at end June HRK 285.7 bln

The general government debt at the end of June 2016 was HRK 285.7 billion, 1.7 billion or 0.6% less than at the end of June 2015 and HRK 3.9 billion or 1.3% less than at the end of 2015, show the...

Indictment upheld against ex-head of chamber of commerce

The Zagreb County Court on Thursday upheld an indictment against former Croatian Chamber of Commerce (HGK) chair Nadan Vidosevic, charged with having siphoned  39 million kuna from the Chamber at...

Builders require 3,000 foreign workers, says chamber

The Croatian Chamber of Commerce (HGK) estimates that builders in the country need 3,000 foreign workers to compensate for the drain of qualified workers from Croatia, the HGK said on Thursday....

Number of building permits issued in Croatia up 31.4 pct y-o-y

According to the State Bureau of Statistics (DZS), 636 building permits were issued in June, which is an increase of 31.4% compared to June 2015.

Operations of most Croatian companies facilitated by EU accession, shows survey

The survey shows that 60% of the surveyed companies do business in the EU market, 20% do not do business there but plan to, while 20% do not do business in the EU market and do not intend to due...

Chambers, politics can open doors to Croatian, Turkish businessmen

TOBB is the most significant legal entity representing the interests of the private sector in Turkey, bringing together 365 regional economy, commerce, industry and maritime chambers, comprising a...