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Croatia sets up council for talks with MOL on INA buyout

Croatia's government on Thursday decided to establish an eight-member council for negotiations with Hungary's MOL on the buyout of INA and the council will be chaired by Prime Minister Andrej...

Croatian government announces 104 measures to save businesses HRK 1.5bn

This year the Croatian government will implement 104 measures that should save businesses 1.5 billion kuna (200 million euros), Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic announced at the start of a Cabinet...

Gov't endorses 2016-2022 Waste Management Plan

The government on Thursday endorsed the Waste Management Plan for the period 2016-22 which is based on a circular economy, with Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic saying the endorsement was important...

Croatian government in 2016: Two PMs in office in the same year

2016 was marked by the shortest term of a Croatian government, the one headed by Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic, and the inauguration of the current government of Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic...

Gov't to allocate EUR 266,000 for future Skabrnja Memorial Centre

The government has recently decided to earmark two million kuna for the construction of a memorial centre in Skabrnja, in tribute to the local victims of one of the worst atrocities during the...

Gov't, some public sector employees sign base pay rise agreement

The government and the state administration, police and tax administration unions on Friday signed an annex to the base pay agreement for their employees and amendments to their collective...

PM discusses air pollution in Slavonski Brod

Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic visited the eastern County of Brod-Posavina on Thursday, where he met with local authorities and environmental groups for talks on the economic situation and air...

PM says S&P assessment confirms Croatia on right track

Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic on Thursday expressed satisfaction with the decision of the S&P agency to affirm Croatia's 'BB' long-term and 'B' short-term foreign and local currency...

Croatian PM: Political stability, positive trends oblige us to implement reforms

The government's political stability and favourable macroeconomic trends offer an opportunity as well as impose an obligation on the government to implement comprehensive structural and fiscal...

Montenegro gets new government

Montenegro's Prime Minister-Designate Dusko Markovic on Monday presented the country's new government of 19 ministers, who received majority support in parliament.

2017 budget guidelines defined, budget gap at HRK 6.8 bn

The Croatian government on Monday adopted guidelines for next year's budget, with revenues set at HRK 119.6 billion and expenditures at HRK 126.5 billion.

Higher tobacco product excise taxes as of 1 Dec.

The Croatian government on Thursday increased excise duties on cigarettes, fine-cut tobacco and other smoking tobacco, and the effect of this increase is that the price of a pack of cigarettes...

Serbian PM: Belgrade "understood" the message of Gotovina's appointment

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said on Friday that he did not want to undermine relations with Croatia, but stressed that Belgrade understood the message from Zagreb and its decision to...

Government stepping up preparations for tax reform

In order to speed up the process of legislative amendments for the implementation of the planned tax reform as of the beginning of 2017, the Croatian government decided on Thursday to exclude...

President applauds announced tax reform

President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic on Monday welcomed the tax reform being prepared by the government, saying she was confident that it would benefit all because it would lead to higher...