Croatia not ready to introduce dual education

In Austria and Germany where the dual education system has been implemented for years, the youth unemployment rate is 5% to 10%, Burilovic said, underscoring that the application of such a system...

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.

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 (...

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....

Croatian airports report record-high passenger turnover

In July this year close to 1.5 million passengers passed through the Croatian airports of Dubrovnik, Split, Zadar, Pula, Zagreb, Osijek, Rijeka, Brac and Mali Losinj, and in the first seven months...

8 Croat companies to attend Gamescom fair in Cologne

A total of eight Croatian companies specialised in developing computer games will take part in the 17-21 August Gamescom in Cologne.

HGK: Unemployment is falling, but active Croatian population is shrinking, too

 A total of 219,419 Croatians were out of work at the end of June, which was the lowest level of joblessness since August 2008, however, other variables reflecting the state of affairs on the...

Croatia's public debt down for first time since 1999

Croatia's public debt at the end of the first quarter of 2016 was HRK 288.3 billion, HRK 4.7 billion less on the year (-1.6%), which was the first public debt decrease annually since 1999, the...

Croatian Chamber of Commerce to open offices in Shanghai, Belgrade, Sarajevo

The Croatian Chamber of Commerce (HGK) Assembly decided on Monday to open HGK offices in Shanghai, Belgrade and Sarajevo by the end of the year, and there are plans to also open offices in Vienna...

Online Croatian Products Catalogue launched

The Croatian Chamber of Commerce (HGK) has conceived a new online service, the Croatian Products Catalogue, to raise the share of domestic products in public procurement, the HGK said on Thursday...

Italian investors continue investing in Croatia but want better business climate

The conference, held at the Croatian Chamber of Commerce (HGK) Zagreb office, brought together some 50 representatives of Italian companies operating in Croatia.

Budget revenue +3.7%, expenditure -6.5% in Q1

In the first three months of this year HRK 29.14 billion poured into the state budget, which is an increase of 3.7% on the year while expenditure amounted to HRK 31.05 billion, an annual drop of 6...

Croatian-Ukrainian economic forum held in Split

A Croatian-Ukrainian economic forum was held in Split on Friday, bringing together about 40 Ukrainian and Croatian companies, the Croatian Chamber of Commerce (HGK) said in a press release.

Gredelj closes $100 mln deal in Iran

"We prepared concrete projects for the largest Iranian companies in the rolling stock business," Gredelj's bankruptcy trustee  Pero Hrkac said upon returning from Iran.

HGK: Iranian market an opportunity for Croatian exports

The forum was held as part of President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic's visit to Iran on May 16-19 and involved about 70 Croatian and 150 Iranian business people.