Major banks' economists project Croatia's 2017 growth at 2.9%

Chief economists at major banks in Croatia have forecast that the country's economy will pick up to 2.9% in 2017 on the tailwinds of rising personal consumption and investment activity, the Croatian Banking Association (HUB) said at a news conference in Zagreb on Tuesday.

HUB chief: Gov't should pursue agreement with banks over loan coversion

Croatia's next cabinet should pursue an agreement with banks over a 2015 law that makes them pay for converting Swiss-franc loans before more lenders follow the example of UniCredit SpA and take the country to court, the head of the Croatian Banking Association (HUB), Zdenko Adrovic, said in an interview with the Bloomberg business news agency earlier this week.

Adrovic says state's foreign borrowing possible

Croatian Banking Association (HUB) director Zdenko Adrovic said on Tuesday he hoped the country would attempt to borrow money on foreign markets by the end of the year.

Bank economists raise GDP growth forecast to 1.3 pct

The chief economists of the six biggest Croatian banks have raised their forecast of Croatia's growth this year to 1.3 percent, the Croatian Banking Association (HUB) said on Friday.