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Tourists from Poland invaded Croatia

Agnieszka Puszczewicz, director of the office of the Croatian National Tourist Board in Poland, said that as of this weekend, the total number of tourists arriving from Poland to Croatia exceeded one million, a record in a calendar year. According to official data, throughout 2020, 672,000 came from Croatia to Poland, while during the tourist…

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Croatia: Raiffeisen Bank analysts are more cautious about GDP growth

Contrary to the central bank and government optimism for the recovery dynamics in 2021, which ranges between 8.5 and 9 percent, Raiffeisen Bank (RBA) analysts are still somewhat more cautious with the expectation that GDP growth will stop at 7 percent. . “Our estimates are significantly lower than those of the government because we expect…

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Croatia: PM Plenkovic Defends Finance Minister Maric

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic on Wednesday evening defended Finance Minister Zdravko Maric from another attempt by the parliamentary opposition to replace the minister, calling the motion of the opposition strange and the group of MPs who supported him ridiculous, Croatian media reported. “The parliamentary majority rejects the motion and Minister Maric will continue to…

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Croatia: People’s electorate and legitimate representation are the foundation of a fair BiH election law

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovi pr received in Banski the Speaker of the People’s Chamber of the Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Dr. Dragan ovovi.. The Prime Minister was accompanied by Foreign and European Minister Gordan Grlic Radman. “Today’s meeting followed a series of talks between BiH political actors, as well as the Croatian…

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Croatia: Rimac Bugatti starts operating

Rimac Automobile formally joined forces with Bugatti Automobiles on Tuesday under the recently announced company, Bugatti Rimac doo The Rimac Group will be the main shareholder of Bugatti Rimac with 55% of the shares. Mate Rimac will hold its stake in Rimac Group at 35%, with Porsche at 22%, Hyundai Motor Group doing the same…

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Bosnia & Herzegovina Croatia

Croatia: President intends to send army to BiH

The Croatian Defense Ministry said Monday that in March it prevented an international scandal involving the Honor and Defense Battalion’s participation in a commemoration in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The ministry said in a press release that on March 17, the office of President Zoran Milanovic informed the Chief of Military Staff, Admiral Robert Hranj, that…

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Croatia: Household financial assets reach € 75 billion in Q2 2021

The financial assets of the Croatian economy stood at HRK 2.633 billion at the end of the second quarter of 2021 (Figure 1), increasing by HRK 36.3 billion in the quarter and HRK 157.3 billion in the one-year period. The financial liabilities of the Croatian economy amounted to HRK 2.810 billion, with HRK 30.0 billion…

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Croatia: The full Vienna Initiative Forum starts today

The annual conference organized by the Vienna Initiative for Coordination of the European Bank and the Croatian National Bank started today in Split, the Croatian National Bank announced. Boris Vujcic, CNB Governor and Chairman of the Steering Committee of the Vienna Initiative, delivered the opening speech at the conference. The participants of the full Vienna…

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Croatia: Covid situation debated in Parliament

Croatian MP Renata Sabljar-Dracevac (Social Democrats) said Wednesday that she no longer had confidence in the national crisis management team COVID-19 and called for his resignation. Due to the high mortality rate from COVID-19 and extreme irresponsibility, we call for the resignation of the national crisis management team COVID-19 and the appointment of serious experts…

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Croatia: Decrease in the share of public debt in GDP this year

Croatian Finance Minister Zdravko Maric said today that public debt would be reduced by the end of the year. “The decline in the share of public debt in GDP this year, in terms of government and fiscal policy, is certainly something we want to emphasize and this is a clear message to businessmen and entrepreneurs,…

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Croatia: Božinović announced stricter control of current measures

Croatian Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Davor Božinović said on Monday after the Civil Defense Headquarters that staff members met with the Prime Minister that they analyzed the current situation regarding the coronavirus epidemic in Croatia. The number of newly infected and hospitalized is growing, he said, which was expected given the arrival of…

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Croatia: PM Plenković Says Croatian Road in Schengen Area Goes as Planned

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković said in Brussels on Friday that Croatia had significantly improved its technical, significantly invested border protection, to which European Union funds had also contributed, and that 6,500 Croatian police had been at the border day and night for several years. Asked if he expects Croatia’s entry into Schengen to proceed…

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Croatia: There is no reason for the numbers to be so high, says Prime Minister Plenković

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković warned today of an increase in the number of young people infected with coronavirus, so this country, he stressed, will exceed the number of 9,000 deaths in Croatia within a few days. He stressed the importance of vaccination and respect for epidemiological measures at the Government session. “Today we have…

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Croatia: New Law Will Better Regulate Certain Issues, Minister Aladrovic Says

The new Labor Act will seek to reduce all forms of precarious work, undeclared work and unfair competition, Labor and Pension Minister Josip Aladrović said in an interview with public broadcaster HRT on Tuesday evening. An estimated 30-40,000 workers, mostly young, are engaged in the work of the online platform in Croatia, he said. Responding…

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Croatia: Greenpeace declares NLG terminal in Krk “climate killer”

Greenpeace CEE activists held a peaceful protest at the LNG terminal in Krk on Monday, calling on the government to urgently give up fossil fuels and stop all investment in new gas and other fossil infrastructure. Approaching the rubber boats, they write “Climate Killer” on the side of the terminal, to warn that fossil gas…

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Croatia: Uber drivers go on strike in Zagreb

The citizens of Zagreb who wanted to use the Uber service this morning were unpleasantly surprised by the reception and the higher prices. Most of the Uber drivers were on strike and those in the cars just kept the services alive. ” We can not contact the company. We have not received an explanation as…

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Croatia has support from Slovenia to join Schengen and the Eurozone

Croatian and Slovenian Prime Ministers Andrej Plenković and Janez Janša confirmed today at the “Tourism 365” conference in Tuheljske Toplice the very good relations between the two countries and the belief that Croatia’s entry into the eurozone will improve economic co-operation between Croatia and Slovenia. The first year-round tourism conference, Tourism 365, has become one…

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Croatia: Investigation ordered into police violence against immigrants

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković said on Friday that he had ordered a “comprehensive investigation” into footage of police harassing migrants and returning them across the border to Bosnia and Herzegovina. “We condemn the violence, especially the violence against immigrants. I did not notice that these people threatened anyone, it is a shame. “He added…