The Economist forecasts Croatia's GDP to grow 2.2 pct in 2017

The Economist weekly forecasts that Croatia's economy will grow 2.2% in 2017, spurred by stronger consumer confidence, "but the economy will remain below its 2007-08 peak."

Economist: There's no visible benefit of EU membership for Croatia

Speaking at a regional economic forum, Jurcic said that contrary to expectations, the three years of Croatia's membership in the EU had not brought the country's economy or its citizens any visible benefits.