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State-owned HPB bank generates record high profit

The Croatian Postal Bank (HPB) wrapped up H1 2016 with the highest semi-annual net profit in the bank's history, amounting to HRK 1.3 million, with a strong growth of market shares in all segments...

Goods exports in Q1 up 3.9 pct, imports 4 pct

Croatia's exports of goods in the first quarter of 2016 went up 3.9 percent on the year, reaching HRK 20.5 billion, while imports went up 4% to HRK 34.1 billion, the national statistical office...

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...

Profit per employee highest in state-owned businesses

A total of 106,569 businesses were active in 2015, and of them 104,635 were privately owned, 850 were state-owned, 592 had a mixed ownership structure and 492 were owned by cooperatives.

Janaf recommends dividend of HRK 132.15 per share

The recommendation is based on a government decision adopted on May 12, defining the amount, method and deadline for payments by companies of strategic interest.

Public debt totals EUR 38.7b at end of Feb

At the end of February 2016, Croatia's public debt totalled HRK 289.7 billion, HRK 1.5 billion less on the month but HRK 4.2 billion more on the year (+1.5%), the central bank (HNB) said on...

Croatia's average net monthly salary for March up to HRK 5,722

The average net monthly salary in Croatia paid for March was HRK 5,722, which was an increase of 1.2% in nominal terms and of 0.5% in real terms in comparison with February, according to data from...

HNB releases HRK 146.5 mln at 2nd structural repo auction

The total amount of offers submitted for this second auction amounted to HRK 146.5 million which means that the HNB has accepted all the bids submitted.

Croatian forest management company posts profit of EUR24.8M

The state-run forest management company "Hrvatske Sume" posted a net profit of HRK 186.4 million in 2015, when its pre-tax profit totalled HRK 235.2 million.

HRK 867 mln from EU funds available to SMEs in Croatia

The Minister for SMEs, Darko Horvat, said that the ministry had simplified the procedure to make it easier for SMEs to access the funds.

Consulting firm says Croatian businesses under-perform in operational excellence

The 26-point questionnaire.was sent to executives in 71 companies, 44% of which are headquartered in Zagreb.

Bank deposits increase to HRK 250 billion

Total bank deposits in Croatia at the end of March this year amounted to HRK 250.3 billion, 8 billion or 3.3% more than in March 2015, according to the latest figures from the Croatian National...

Central bank pays HRK 483 mln into state budget

"In 2015, the central bank's net profit amounted to HRK 2.03 billion. In line with legal regulations, HRK 483 million will go to the state budget and the rest ... will go to the bank's reserves."...

Nearly 5,000 new cars sold in April

The most popular models were the Volkswagen Golf, with 776 vehicles sold in the four months of 2016, followed by the Skoda Octavia (677), Opel Astra (642), Ford Focus (621) and Suzuki Vitara (490...

Motorway toll revenues up 6.5% to HRK 2.4bn

Motorway operators in Croatia in 2015 earned HRK 2.4 billion from toll collection without VAT, which was 6.5% more than in 2014, according to figures provided by the Croatian Association of Toll...