“State-owned Croatian Roads company has picked a Chinese consortium to build 2,400-metre Peljesac bridge connecting Croatia’s mainland with its southern region, including the city of Dubrovnik, for 2.08 billion Croatian kuna ($339 million). The consortium, which includes China Road & Bridge Corp., CCCC Highway Consultants Co Ltd and CCCC Second Harbour Engineering Co Ltd, filed the lowest bid and said it would complete the project in 36 months, the Croatian firm said.” (Nasdaq)


“Prime Minister Andrej Plenković announced today that he would meet with the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, to discuss the border issue. The PM noted that the meeting would take place in mid-February and had been scheduled in agreement with commission president Juncker. Plenković said that he will meet with the EC President and the entire commission college. The meeting, he said, would be an opportunity for Croatia to once again table all of the relevant issues of importance to its membership of the EU, including relations with its neighbors.” (Voice of Croatia)


“President of the Republic of Croatia, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, will pay an official visit to BiH on Wednesday, January 17, as announced from the Presidency of BiH. According to announcement, with the program of the visit is planned a ceremonial reception with military honours the meeting of members of the Presidency of BiH with the President of Croatia, and the press conference.” (Sarajevo Times)