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RBA: Croatia tourism revenue to exceed EUR 8b this year

Increases in tourist arrivals and nights will have a positive effect on Croatia's GDP, notably consumption, and tourism revenue could exceed a record-high EUR 8 billion this year, Raiffeisenbank...

Foreign debt in April drops over 10 pct annually

According to the latest central bank figures, the gross foreign debt amounted to EUR 44.4 billion at the end of April 2016, up 0.2% on the month but down 10.6% on the year, Raiffeisenbank Austria...

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...

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...

RBA: Croatia's GDP might be higher than projected 1.5% for 2016

Trends in the economies of the most important partners in foreign trade, indicators in Croatia's economy in the second quarter of this year and the outlook for Q3 indicate that Croatia's economy...

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,...

Current account deficit in Q1 EUR 1.6b

The current account deficit in the first quarter of 2016 was EUR 1.6 billion, up 25.6% on the year, Raiffeisenbank Austria (RBA) said in an analysis published on Friday.

Croatia's gross foreign debt drops for 2nd consecutive month

Croatia's gross foreign debt was EUR 45.4 billion at the end of January 2016, down for the second consecutive month year on year, according to the latest figures released by the Croatian National...

Bank lending down 5.7% in March y-o-y

At the end of March 2016, the total amount of loans granted stood at HRK 266.7 billion, which was 3.4 billion or 1.3% less than in February 2016 and HRK 16.2 billion or 5.7% less than in March...

FDI in Croatia in 2015 plunge to EUR 128mn

Total foreign direct investments (FDI) in Croatia in 2015 amounted to EUR 128 million, preliminary figures released by the Croatian National Bank (HNB) show.

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 ...

Fall in lending activity continues in January

Compared with January 2015, kuna loans increased by 3.5 billion or 4.6 percent, continuing their upward trend since October 2014. However, compared with end-December 2015, kuna loans accounted for...

Franak activists block RBA and Hypo Bank offices in central Zagreb

Franak said it was blocking the RBA and HAAB offices because of irregularities in the conversion of CHF loans into euro-denominated loans.

Bank deposits total HRK 257 billion

"The strong annual growth of 3.4% is the result of an increase in both kuna and foreign currency deposits," the RBA analysts said.