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Croatia and the Euro

Croatia and the Euro

“Adopting the euro would offer “numerous and lasting” benefits for Croatia’s economy, central bank governor Boris Vujcic told Reuters, although he declined to indicate when it might enter the single currency’s ERM-2 ‘waiting room’. Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said in October that he wanted the newest European Union member […]

Nearly $50 Million Set for Cross-Border Project Between Serbia and Croatia

Nearly $50 Million Set for Cross-Border Project Between Serbia and Croatia

“The EU and allocated funds from participating countries provided 40 million euros ($49.5 million) for projects of the Interreg IPA cross-border co-operation program of Croatia and Serbia until 2020. A second call for submission of project proposals for this program occurred today in Subotica. This is a project of […]

Minister President of Baden-Wuerttemberg (Germany) to Visit Croatia

Minister President of Baden-Wuerttemberg (Germany) to Visit Croatia

“The Minister President of the German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg, Winfried Kretschmann, is scheduled to come to a two-day visit to Croatia on Wednesday, the German Embassy to Croatia said in a press release on Monday, adding that the visit is aimed at fostering good relations. Kretschmann will arrive […]

Croatia to Open Chamber of Commerce in BelgradePhoto: Time Out

Croatia to Open Chamber of Commerce in Belgrade

“The Croatian Chamber of Economy (HGK) announced it would open an office in Belgrade on April 18. The largest trade association of Croatian businesses, HGK had first opened a Belgrade office in 2001 before closing it in 2013. There are currently some 200 Croatian companies doing business in […]

Croatia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Croatia Ratifies Istanbul Convention Amid Protests; Financial and Political War Sparked over LNG Terminal on Krk ; Jewish Community Holds Separate Commemoration for Jasenovac VictimsPhoto: Energy Digital

Croatia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Croatia Ratifies Istanbul Convention Amid Protests; Financial and Political War Sparked over LNG Terminal on Krk ; Jewish Community Holds Separate Commemoration for Jasenovac Victims

“The Croatian parliament ratified on Friday a European treaty that has provoked mass protests by social conservatives who believe it undermines family values in the predominantly Roman Catholic country. Opponents of the Istanbul Convention say they support its aim of combating domestic violence but reject its definition of […]

Terms Reached in Agrokor Settlement

Terms Reached in Agrokor Settlement

“Creditors of Croatia’s indebted food concern Agrokor have agreed draft debt settlement terms aimed at saving the company from bankruptcy, Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said on Tuesday. The creditors, including foreign and local banks, bondholders and suppliers, will vote on the deal before July 10, the legal deadline […]

Morgan Stanley to Advice Croatian Oil Company Buyback

Morgan Stanley to Advice Croatian Oil Company Buyback

“Croatia’s government has chosen a consortium led by US investment firm Morgan Stanley to advise it in the process of buying back the 49 percent stake Hungary’s MOL owns in Croatia’s INA oil company, said Prime Minister Andrej Plenković at a cabinet session on Tuesday. Croatia’s government, which […]

Regional Leaders Arrive in Mostar for Economic Fair

Regional Leaders Arrive in Mostar for Economic Fair

“Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković and President of the Republic of Serbia Aleksandar Vučić will pay a visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mostar on April 9 and 10 Today, President of Montenegro Filip Vujanovic and Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov have announced their arrival. In separate meetings, the […]

Croatian TV Show Becomes First Slavic Language Show Purchased by NetflixPhoto: Croatia Week

Croatian TV Show Becomes First Slavic Language Show Purchased by Netflix

“Great news for Croatia! Croatian drama series ‘The Paper’ became the FIRST Slavic language series purchased by the US entertainment giant Netflix. With this being said, the TV show is now available in 190 countries across the globe! Enjoy the story about a ‘construction magnate (who) takes over […]