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January 27, 2020

The public tender for the lease – complex ex. Stončica Barracks, Zlopolje

Pursuant to Article 6 (1) of the Law on the Lease and Purchase of Commercial Premises, Article 5 (2) of the Decision on the Conditions and Procedure for Leasing Commercial Premises Owned by the City of Vis, and the Decision of the Mayor of the City of Vis, on 27 January 2020 public tender for the lease of real estate by oral public bidding was published. More about the tender

January 1, 2020

CROATIA ASSUMES PRESIDENCY OF THE COUNCIL OF THE EU

As of midnight January 1st, 2020, Croatia has assumed the six-month rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union. The Croatian Presidency is coming at a time of significant change for the European Union, at the beginning a new institutional and legislative cycle following the formation of a new composition of European institutions, as well as the challenges of the process of withdrawing the United Kingdom from the European […]

October 24, 2019

CROATIA JUMPED SEVEN PLACES AT WORLD BANK’S DOING BUSINESS RANKINGS

Croatia is ranked 51st out of 190 countries in the World Bank’s new Doing Business 2020 Report, an increase of 7 places compared to the previous period when Croatia ranked 58th. Croatia achieved growth in Getting Electricity, Registering Property, Starting a Business, Dealing with Construction Permits and Protecting Minority Investors indicators. It has also retained 1st place in the Trading across Borders indicator. The observed period for this year’s Doing […]

October 9, 2019

CROATIA ADVANCES BY FIVE PLACES ON THE GLOBAL COMPETITIVENESS INDEX 4.0 2019

In the “Global Competitiveness Report 2019” published by the World Economic Forum Croatia has improved its position by five places compared to last year and is ranked 63rd among 141 countries. Croatia has made the most significant breakthrough in the area of macroeconomic stability, where it is ranked 43rd, a jump of 63 places compared to last year. It is also better ranked than in the previous year in the […]

August 26, 2019

JOIN US AT THE CENTRAL EUROPE TECH SUMMIT

Come and join us at the Central Europe Tech Summit which aims to connect tech companies from the DACH and Adriatic regions, promote future business cooperation, present success stories, and introduce Croatia as an attractive investment destination for the ICT industry. Together with many notable representatives from the private sector, State Secretary at the Croatian Ministry of Economy, Entrepreneurship and Crafts, Mr Zdenko Lucić, will also be one of the […]

July 2, 2019

INNOVATIONS IN S3 – OPEN CALL

Fund: European Regional Development Fund Operational Program: Competitiveness and Cohesion 2014 – 2020. Tender type: Open call Opening date for project applications: 15 July 2019 Deadline date for project applications: 15 November 2019 Competent body: Ministry of Economy, Entrepreneurship and Crafts Purpose of this Call: To support the investment of SMEs which in their business activities manage the production and commercialization of innovative products / services that are new to […]

June 11, 2019

PUBLIC CALL FOR PROMOTING ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN CULTURAL AND CREATIVE INDUSTRIES FOR 2019

The Ministry of Culture, in cooperation with the Ministry of Economy, Entrepreneurship and Crafts, has announced a Public Call for promoting entrepreneurship in cultural and creative industries for 2019 with the aim of strengthening small and medium-sized enterprises in the cultural sector. The public call will be open until July 8, 2019. The call is open to business entities operating in the fields of performing and visual arts, literary and […]

May 30, 2019

VISIT US AT THE 3rd INVESTMENT FORUM IN LONDON

On 12th June 2019, we will be attending the 3rd Investment Forum: United Kingdom — Central Europe at the Mayer Brown premises in London where the State Secretary at the Ministry of Economy, Entrepreneurship and Crafts, Mr Zdenko Lucić will participate as one of the panellists. This key event, jointly organised by the Embassies of eleven Central European countries and Mayer Brown, aims to showcase investment opportunities and available support […]

May 29, 2019

Austrian FACC selected Croatia for a new investment project – aircraft parts plant construction

Worldwide leading aerospace company in design, development and production of innovative aircraft components and systems FACC Operaations Gmbh, headquartered in Austria, has selected Croatia for a new aircraft parts plant construction. Location of the 30-million-euro worth investment is a business zone Jakovlje in Zagreb County. New FACC plant will provide around 600 workplaces and produce parts that will be installed in globally renowned airplanes and airplane motors: Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier, […]

April 25, 2019

SIMPLIFIED AND ACCELERATED PROCESS OF OBTAINING CONSTRUCTION PERMITS

On April 25, 2019, the amended Physical Planning Act and Building Act entered into force, which will simplify and accelerate the process of obtaining location, building and use permits. Amendments of the said Acts also foresee further improvements regarding the provision of electronic services and access to information and in particular, of the eLicense (“eDozvola”) system within which the eConference (“eKonferencija”) is being developed. eConference will allow the accompanying licensing […]