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26 Apr 16

Erdogan Visits Croatia to Bolster Turkey's EU Role

The Turkish President’s visit to Croatia this week will shore up Turkey's position in Europe, while raising hopes of benefits for Turkish exporters and tourism industry.

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22 Apr 16

Oil and Gas Exploitation in Croatia Put on Hold

Croatia's Hydrocarbon Agency said the exploitation of gas and oil reserves in the country was being delayed until the new government completes a number of procedures prior to signing the deals with the energy companies.

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18 Apr 16

Croatia's INA Weighs Call to Return to Syria

After the governor of Homs province urged the Croatian energy company INA to restart its oil and gas operations in Syria, the company says it is 'monitoring' the situation.

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23 Feb 16

Balkan Leaders Discuss Energy, Transport at Summit

Transport links and energy projects were high on the agenda as Balkan premiers met at an investment summit in London organized by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

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15 Feb 16

Star Wars Adds Shine to Croatian 'Pearl' Dubrovnik

The new Star Wars movie will be part-filmed in the Croatian resort of Dubrovnik in March, bringing the city additional prestige among film fans and marketing potential.

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09 Feb 16

Croatia Gas Terminal May Lose 'Strategic' Status

According to media speculation, the construction of a gas terminal in northern Croatia could be removed from the official list of planned strategic projects, to experts' surprise.

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27 Jan 16

Croatia Plans New Tax on Second Homes

Plans to impose taxes on second homes or unused real estate announced by Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic are dividing the experts.

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15 Jan 16

Air Serbia Threatened with Croatia Flight Ban

Despite charges of unfair competition filed by the Croatian Civil Aviation Agency, Air Serbia keeps operating routes to and from Croatia to global destinations via Belgrade, risking a ban from the country.

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14 Jan 16

Disney Litigation Warning Angers Croatian Cake Shops

Croatian cake shops have been warned against using characters like Mickey Mouse by a company that says it has the sole right to decorate cakes with Disney designs.

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21 Sep 15

Serbia Says Border Closures Are Hitting Economy

Serbian leaders have urged neighbouring states not to close their borders against the influx of refugees, saying that their country is suffering significant economic damage.

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01 Sep 15

New Bankruptcy Law Takes Effect in Croatia

Under a new law, designed to streamline procedures, all companies whose assets have been frozen for more than 120 days will now be declared bankrupt.

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31 Aug 15

Europe to Fund Balkan Transport, Energy Projects

Following the Vienna summit, the Western Balkans has been promised 200 million euro in co-financing for 10 transport and energy projects, to improve growth and energy security.

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12 Aug 15

Ex-Yugoslav Tourists Flock to Croatia Despite Rows

Feuds between Croatia and its neighbours are not not deterring tourists from former Yugoslavia from heading there for their summer holidays - in record numbers.

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30 Jul 15

Croatia Launches New Oil and Gas Tenders

The Croatian Hydrocarbon Agency said that new tenders for gas and oil exploration and exploitation in the Adriatic Sea and onshore in the Slavonia region will open in September.

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22 Jul 15

Croatia Opens Tender to Build Krk Gas Terminal

The state company LNG Croatia on Tuesday launched a tender to attract potential investors to build a gas terminal on Krk, an island on the northern Croatian coast.

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29 Mar 16

Croatia’s Subsidies Fail to Bring Investors Running

Despite an array of tax breaks, investors remain wary of Croatia - deterred by what some see as a negative entrepreneurial climate and the slow and cumbersome bureaucracy.

25 Jun 15

Balkan Economies Brace for Impact of Grexit

09 Jul 14

Croatia Eyes Oil Bonanza in the Adriatic

Politics and Society

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07 Jan 13

Serbian Orthodox Graves Vandalised in Croatia

Attackers have damaged several graves, crosses and tombstones at a Serbian Orthodox cemetery in the Croatian town of Knin.

 

16 Jul 13

Mines Kill Over 500 in Croatia Since 1991

02 Mar 12

Wikileaks: The IMF’s Fault for Balkan Wars

09 Oct 12

Montenegro's Parties Argue Over Border Dispute