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Franak: HNB must answer all questions relating to CHF loan conversion

The Croatian National Bank (HNB) must provide the Franak association of holders of loans denominated in Swiss francs with information as to which banks violated the law on the conversion of CHF...

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 (...

Balance of payments current account surplus reaches EUR 152m

There was a EUR 152 million surplus on the balance of payments current account in the second quarter of 2016, EUR 116 million more than in Q2 2015, which was the first time the current account...

HNB ordered to answer questions about CHF loan conversion

The Franak association of holders of loans denominated in the Swiss franc on Monday made public the ruling by Information Commissioner Anamarija Musa ordering the Croatian National Bank (HNB) to...

Household deleveraging continues for 11 months in row

The volume of retail banking decreased in May when the volume of lending to households fell to HRK 118.1 billion, down by 10.2 billion kuna or by 8% compared to May 2014, according to figures...

Bank lending down to HRK 267bn in May

The total volume of loans granted by the end of May 2016, according to the latest figures from the Croatian National Bank (HNB), was HRK 266.7 billion, marking the continuation of a downward trend...

Vujcic: GDP growth faster than expected, debt remains main risk

The Croatian National Bank (HNB) has revised upward its GDP growth projection for 2016 to 2.3% because of the faster-than-expected increases in domestic consumption and investments, but the high...

Croatia's Q1 FDI jumps 27.1% to EUR 503 mn

Foreign direct investment (FDI) in Croatia in the first three months of 2016 came to EUR 503 million, which was an increase of 107.4 million or 27.1% compared to the corresponding period in 2015,...

HNB revises upward Croatia's growth to 2.3% in 2016

The Croatian National Bank (HNB) revised upward the country's growth projection for 2016 to 2.3% from 1.8%, and it expects the growth to step up to 2.5% in 2017, according to a press release...

HNB releases HRK 234.4mn to banks through third structural repo operation

The Croatian National Bank (HNB) on Tuesday conducted the third of the four structural repo operations for this year, releasing a total of HRK 234.4 million to banks at a fixed repo rate of 1.40...

Brexit not expected to have major impact on Croatian economy

Brexit will have political and economic consequences, but the British economy will not collapse or suffer a steep decline, the Croatian Chamber of Commerce (HGK) said.

HNB will soon revise Croatia's growth projection upward

Croatian National Bank (HNB) Governor Boris Vujcic said on Thursday that the central bank would soon revise upward the country's growth projection.

HNB: Croatian economy continues to grow

The HNB Council discussed the latest economic and monetary indicators, adopted the annual report on the HNB's work in 2015, the annual report on the work of the Croatian Monetary Institute in 2015...

Lending lowered by 15 bn kuna in April

The volume of the total lending in late April came to HRK 266.2 billion, which was down by 14.9 billion kuna, or by 5.3% than in April 2015, according to the latest figures provided by the...

Croatia to issue Eurobond when political doubts are dispelled

According to a press release, a delegation of officials from the Finance Ministry and the Croatian National Bank (HNB) conducted successful meetings with investors in Germany and London lately....