public debt

Public debt drops for sixth consecutive month y-o-y

Croatia's public debt at the end of August 2016 amounted to HRK 209.3 billion, 1.3 billion or 0.4% less compared to the same month of 2015, and August was the sixth consecutive month to see an...

2015 general government deficit revised upward to 3.3% of GDP

Croatia's consolidated general government deficit in 2015 was HRK 11.03 billion, or 3.3% of GDP, the National Bureau of Statistics (DZS) said on Friday.

HNB: Public debt at end June HRK 285.7 bln

The general government debt at the end of June 2016 was HRK 285.7 billion, 1.7 billion or 0.6% less than at the end of June 2015 and HRK 3.9 billion or 1.3% less than at the end of 2015, show the...

Croatia's public debt cut to EUR 38b at end of May

Public debt over five months in 2016 was cut by HRK 4.6 billion. The internal debt went up HRK 2.7 billion, while the foreign debt fell HRK 7.3 billion.

RBA: Public debt in April down by nearly HRK 3 bln

Croatia's public debt at the end of April 2016 went down to HRK 285.1 billion, recording a decrease both on the month and on the year, Raiffeisen Bank Austria (RBA) said in its analysis on...

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...

Croatia among EU countries with high share of loans in public debt financing in 2015

In 2015 Croatia remained among the European Union member states with a relatively high share of government debt financed by debt securities and a significant proportion of debt held by the...

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 2015 general government deficit at 3.2%, public debt at 86.7% of GDP

General government debt increased by 1.9% in 2015 compared with 2014, 2.5 times less than in 2014. This is the lowest debt growth rate since the introduction of the ESA 2010 methodology in the...

Croatia's end-2015 public debt at 86.7% of GDP

Croatia's public debt in December 2015 was HRK 289.7 billion or 86.7% of GDP, stagnating monthly, but increasing annually by 1.9% or HRK 5.5 billion, analysts at Raiffeisenbank Austria (RBA) said ...

Croatia's public debt reaches 85.5% of GDP, foreign debt 107.7% of GDP

Croatia's public debt reached HRK 285.3 billion at the end of November 2015, representing 85.5% of the estimated GDP for 2015, while gross foreign debt totalled EUR 47.2 billion or 107.7% of GDP,...

Pension funds interested in government projects, but not unconditionally

Croatian pension funds are interested in projects with which the government aims to reduce the budget deficit and public debt, but their interest is not unconditional, the heads of four mandatory...

PM says every option possible to cut budget deficit

Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic said on Wednesday the priority regarding this year's budget was to reduce the public debt, adding that attempts would be made to reduce the deficit to three...

EC revises upward outlook of Croatia's GDP growth to 2.1 pct

The European Commission on Thursday revised upward its outlook of Croatia's growth in 2016 from a previous 1.4% to 2.1%, saying however that the pace of the recovery remained constrained by the...

Economy and finance ministers announce strategies for energy, public debt

Panenic added that 113 investment projects were in the pipeline, after being drawn up in accordance with the Strategic Investments Act.