Croatia’s consumer prices rise by 2.1% y/y in July

bne IntelliNews August 17, 2018

Croatia's consumer prices rose 2.1% y/y in July, slowing from the 2.4% annual rise in the previous month, data from the statistics office showed on August 17.

Over 130mn people watched the World Cup in Central and Eastern Europe

bne IntelliNews August 14, 2018

Almost half the population of the CEE region were glued to their tellies watching the FIFA World Cup between June 14 and July 15 this year. The Russian game against Croatia attracted the biggest TV audience in 20 years.

Croatian tourist sector capitalises on international attention as nation's football team heads for World Cup final

Carmen Simion in Bucharest July 12, 2018

Tourism is already a major contributor to Croatia's GDP and the local tourist board says visits to its website have jumped 250% during the tournament compared to this time last year.

World Cup success creates consumer bonanza in Croatia

Carmen Simion in Bucharest July 10, 2018

Producers and vendors of beer, snacks, souvenirs and TV sets are cashing in as Croatia prepares to play its semi-final against England.

China seeks to warm up relations with EU at 16+1 summit in Sofia

Denitsa Koseva in Sofia July 8, 2018

China wants to set closer economic ties with the European Union after a trade war has erupted between the East Asian powerhouse and the US.