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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

20 Jul 15

Croatian Tourism Season Gets Off to Hot Start

Croatia’s peak season for tourism has started with mid-July with suitably scorching temperatures and healthy figures in terms of visitors.

17 Jul 15

Croatia Gives Krk Gas Terminal 'Strategic' Status

Croatia on Thursday declared the planned gas terminal on Krk - important for diversifying the region's energy supply - a 'strategic investment project' - meaning that work on it will be expedited and given priority status.

15 Jul 15

Croatia Cheered by Rise in Industrial Production

Croatia's industrial production grew by 2.6 per cent in May, the fastest growth of industrial production in the EU, according to the EU statistics agency Eurostat.

08 Jul 15

Croatia to Help Fund Podravka's Global Expansion

The partly state-owned Croatian food company, Podravka, is to receive more government cash in order to help it expand on world markets.

08 Jul 15

Outlook is Sunny For Croatian Tourism in 2015

Croatian tourism has had a very successful first half of the year, with figures up by 7 per cent on the same period in 2014 and an especially sharp rise in visitor numbers to Zagreb.

06 Jul 15

Balkan States Weigh Impact of Greece’s ‘No’

Officials in the Balkans are weighing up the potential impact of the Greek referendum result on their countries amid warnings that a deepening of the crisis could damage economies in the region.

02 Jul 15

Croatia Keeps Adriatic Energy Contracts on Hold

Croatia has still not signed ontracts for oil and gas exploration and exploitation in the Adriatic Sea due to unresolved issues with neighbouring countries.

19 Jun 15

Croatia's Agrokor Launches Regional Online Shopping Platform

The Croatian company Agrokor is starting its regional online shopping platform, called A007, which it intends to become a regional version of China's Alibaba.

10 Jun 15

Croatia Eyes Lucrative Future in Medical Tourism

Croatia aims to invest more money in spas, health centres and wellness centres - to enable the tourism industry to expand beyond its traditional offering of beach holidays on the coast.

Politics and Society

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.