economy

Vucic, Zvizdic say Serbia, Bosnia committed to dialogue

Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina are committed to dialogue and cooperation, and they can enhance their relations and improve economic and political cooperation, which will be conducive to peace...

Slovenian and Czech prime ministers talk cooperation

Relations between Slovenia and the Czech Republic are excellent and both countries advocate strict control of the European Union's external borders and adherence to the rules of the Schengen...

Dalic presents gov't action plan to Zadar entrepreneurs

The government's action plan to relieve enterprises of red tape introduces more than a hundred measures designed to simplify existing legislation and ensure savings for employers, Deputy Prime...

Financial leaders in Davos optimistic about US, but see trade risk

The US economy will likely profit from the planned policies of its new president, as long as Donald Trump does not turn his protectionist plans into reality, Western financial leaders said Friday...

"The good times are over": Chinese fear Trump impact on economy

China's economy shows signs of stabilization. But Donald Trump is threatening high import duties on Chinese products. Economists and entrepreneurs say serious harm to China's economy is highly...

ECB leaves rates on hold as its ponders global uncertainties

The European Central Bank left its monetary policy on hold Thursday as it faces up to a slew of global economic and political uncertainties.

Analysts: Trump could signal the end of globalization as we know it

The inauguration of Donald Trump as US president could mark the dawn of a new economic era in which trade becomes more difficult and the world becomes divided into distinct regions, major Swiss...

Erdogan says lenders must improve access to credit or face government

Lenders in Turkey must increase access to credit for businesses or they will have to face the government, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned on Tuesday, amid signs the economy is facing...

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...

China warns against trade war ahead of Trump inauguration

Chinese President Xi Jinping warned against a new trade war and presented China as a global champion of free commerce Tuesday at the World Economic Forum, where the change in US administration...

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...

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...

IMF raises China growth forecast, but warns of sharper slowdown

China's economy will expand by 6.5 per cent this year, the International Monetary Fund said on Monday, as it warned that the growth, driven by government spending, will not be sustainable. 

IMF: Global economic activity projected to pick up pace in 2017-18

A positive shift in the world economy in the second half of last year prompted the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to leave unchanged its projections for higher global growth in 2017 and 2018,...