Transport minister does not rule out higher motorway tolls

Commenting on a planned rise in tolls for motorways managed by the state-run HAC motorway operator, Maritime, Transport and Infrastructure Minister Oleg Butkovic on Friday recalled that HAC's debt totalled EUR 5.2 billion, and 1.2 billion of that amount was due this year, which HAC could not pay back from its revenues.

Income from road toll HRK 1.02 bln, up 8%

Four companies that manage Croatia's motorways have generated an income of HRK 1.026 billion from road tolls without Value Added Tax (VAT) in H1 2016, which is 7.8% more than in the same period last year, the Croatian association of tool motorways concessionaires HUKA has said in its latest newsletter.

Minister rules out privatisation of motorways for time being

As far as a loan of 250 million euro with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is concerned, Butkovic said that that loan was agreed to by the previous government however, it was not realised.

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 Motorways Concessionaires (HUKA).

EC grants Slovenia EUR 63mn for motorway towards Croatia

Construction work is to start this summer and is expected to be completed by mid-2018. The project is estimated at EUR 250 million.

Transport minister highlights benefits of Istria motorway

"I have received representatives of the concessionaire and next week or the week after that, as soon as the government budget is put together, we will go the Ministry of Finance.

EBRD approves EUR 250mn loan to HAC motorways operator

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has approved a loan of EUR 250 million to the Croatian motorways operator Hrvatske Autoceste (HAC), the bank's Zagreb office confirmed on Friday.