Croatia

Geothermal starts to glow in Southeast Europe

Clare Nuttall in Bucharest November 22, 2017

Turkey is an emerging geothermal superstar and countries across Eastern Europe are increasingly harnessing underground energy to provide cheap and eco-friendly local heating and energy.

Croatia raises €1.275bn with Eurobond maturing in 2030

Carmen Simion November 17, 2017

Funds raised will be used to refinance the debts of Croatia's three state-owned transport companies, which amount to €5.2bn.

Croatian government survives no-confidence vote

Carmen Simion in Bucharest November 13, 2017

Andrej Plenkovic's government maintains narrow majority in parliament despite opposition criticism of its handling of the Agrokor crisis.

EC revises upwards Croatia’s 2017 growth projection to 3.2%

bne IntelliNews November 10, 2017

Economic growth in Croatia is set to continue for the rest of 2017 according to the European Commission

Higher exports and investment push first-half growth in all EBRD countries bar two

bne IntelliNews November 7, 2017

EBRD markedly hikes its forecasts for economic growth in Emerging Europe after assessing the arrival of expansion that is so strong that it is already running up against structural constraints.

Croatia’s opposition files no-confidence motion against government

Carmen Simion in Bucharest November 2, 2017

Social Democrats say they want to "untangle the corruption octopus" while slamming the government's handling of the crisis at food and retail giant Agrokor.

Croatian PM sets out timetable for euro adoption

Carmen Simion in Bucharest October 30, 2017

Andrej Plenkovic plans to take Croatia into the ERM-II before 2020, and hopes for euro adoption "within two government terms".

Russia’s Rosneft interested in buying stake in Croatia’s INA

Carmen Simion in Bucharest October 29, 2017

Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin says that if the Russian oil major takes over INA it would modernise the Croatian company's two refineries at Rijeka and Sisak.

Agrokor scandal threatens Croatian government

bne IntelliNews October 27, 2017

Opposition Social Democrats are reportedly planning a no-confidence vote against PM Plenkovic's government after details of Agrokor loan agreement are leaked to the press.

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