All posts tagged Croatia

  • IMF: Croatian economy to shrink 0.6% in 2013
    October 9, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said Croatia’s economy will shrink 0.6 per cent in 2013, but that it could go up 1.5 per cent in 2014, according to the […]

  • Romanian company buys Croatian railway cargo
    August 29, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Croatian railway company HZ Cargo is to be sold to Romanian investor Grup Feroviar Roman. The initial agreements have now started and it is expected that the negotiations will go […]

  • EU’s newest member state Croatia faces criticism
    July 22, 2013, by Harriet Salem for The Prague Post

    Fighting corruption and organized crime were identified as key target areas as Croatia prepared to join the European Union. However, following the country’s EU entry July 1, critics claim standards […]

  • Electricity war started in Croatia
    July 19, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    After Slovenian company GEN-I won a tender in June to supply the Croatian public administration with electricity, now the Croatian rivals, company HEP has started to reduce prices, too. Now, […]

  • Croatia: The 28th state
    July 5, 2013, by Harriet Salem for The Prague Post

    Less than two decades following the bloody ethnic conflict that broke up Yugoslavia, Croatia celebrated its entry into the European Union July 1 as the 28th member state. Accession into […]

  • Croatia becomes newest EU member
    July 1, 2013, by VOANews

    Tens of thousands celebrated across Croatia as it became the 28th member of the European Union. Fireworks lit the sky as the membership became effective at midnight (22:00 GMT). At […]

  • Spring in the Balkans?
    April 19, 2013, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    If the Balkans have a crowd symbol, it is the traditional circular dance; the symbolism has been especially apt in the process of the countries of the former Yugoslavia joining […]