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November 25, 2021

State aid: Commission approves 2022-2027 regional aid map for Croatia

The European Commission has approved under EU State aid rules Croatia’s map for granting regional aid from 1 January 2022 to 31 December 2027 within the framework of the revised Regional aid Guidelines (‘RAG’). The revised RAG, adopted by the Commission on 19 April 2021 and entering into force on 1 January 2022, enable Member States to support the least favoured European regions in catching up and to reduce disparities […]

November 15, 2021

Fitch Upgrades Croatia to ‘BBB’

On Friday, 12th of November, Fitch raised Croatia’s credit rating by one level, from ‘BBB-‘ to ‘BBB’, with a positive outlook, noting progress in preparations for Eurozone membership and a strong recovery of the Croatian economy from the pandemic crisis. More https://www.fitchratings.com/research/sovereigns/fitch-upgrades-croatia-to-bbb-outlook-positive-12-11-2021#

October 14, 2021

Supporting innovation and digitalization of the Economy through NRRP and MFF

Through the National Recovery and Resilience Plan and its component Resilient, Green and Digital Economy investing in stimulating innovation and digitalization of the economy will be continued. The estimated value of investments from the National Recovery and Resilience Plan in the part related to innovation and development and application of new (digital) technologies is HRK 960,450,000. Investments in all phases of innovation development are envisaged, with Ministry’s investments being primarily […]

October 1, 2021

VISIT US AT THE WORLD EXHIBITION EXPO 2020 DUBAI

We invite all investors, entrepreneurs, companies, but also the rest of the interested public to visit the Croatian Pavilion located within the theme park “Mobility” at the World Exhibition EXPO 2020 Dubai and learn about our innovative projects, ideas, inventions and creative individuals. More information about the Croatian Pavilion is available at https://www.expo2020dubai.com/en/understanding-expo/participants/country-pavilions/croatia Additional information and contact information are available on the official website of the Croatian Pavilion: https://www.croatiaexpo2020.com/. More […]

September 20, 2021

S&P reaffirmed Croatia’s rating and raised its assessment of domestic economic growth

Standard & Poor’s reaffirmed Croatia’s ‘BBB- / A-3’ rating on Friday, with a stable outlook, noting that the economic recovery thanks to tourism has created the conditions for reducing public debt this year from a record level in the 2020 pandemic. Croatia’s rating continues to be supported by moderate net external indebtedness and the government’s austerity budget policy in the previous period, the agency points out.

July 9, 2021

The European Commission gave a positive evaluation to the Croatian National Recovery and Resilience Plan

On the 8th of July 2021, the European Commission gave a positive evaluation  to the Croatian National Recovery and Resilience Plan. This is an important step towards the distribution of a € 6.3 billion grant under the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF), what will support the key investment and reform measures specified in Croatia’s National Recovery and Resilience Plan. The RRF is in the heart of the NextGenerationEU instrument, which […]

May 24, 2021

According to the Fitch credit agency Croatia’s credit rating continues to be in the investment zone with a stable outlook

Fitch Ratings on Friday affirmed Croatia’s rating at ‘BBB-‘, with a stable outlook, highlighting big short-term risks related to the pandemic as well as the medium-term outlook for economic growth thanks to the EU’s financial support. The ‘BBB-‘ rating balances strong structural features, the agency says, singling out better indicators of human development and governance in comparison with countries with a similar rating and higher GDP per capita. The stable […]

April 21, 2021

Publication of The Call for the delivery of the project proposals “Strengthening the competitiveness of companies by investing in the digital and green transition”

The Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development has published a Call for the delivery of the project proposals “Strengthening the competitiveness of companies by investing in the digital and green transition”, Reference: KK.11.1.1.01. This Call will support investments of small and medium companies in green and/or digital technologies and thus strengthen the competitiveness and stimulate the growth of SMEs in order to increase their ability to respond to market challenges […]

April 8, 2021

JOIN US AT THE THINK GLOBAL CONFERENCE

Visit us at the International Trade Council’s Think Global Conference taking place online from 12-15 April. We will have a presentation on investment opportunities that Croatia has to offer on Monday 12 at 1 p.m., as well as a virtual booth where you can come and chat with us.  

March 15, 2021

JOIN US AT THE POLISH-CROATIAN ECONOMIC COOPERATION DAYS

Join us at the Polish-Croatian Economic Cooperation Days, which will take place from 17-18 March 2021 and where we will present investment opportunities that Croatia has to offer as well as export support that we provide to Croatian exporters. The Polish-Croatian Economic Cooperation Days entail series of on-line events designed to promote investments in Croatia and Poland and Croatian and Polish exports. You can register via e-mail to the Organiser.