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In this interview, Country Manager Elisabetta Capannelli talks about Croatia's challenges and opportunities for economic growth

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Regional report

The rise of technology risks leaving Europe’s poorest countries, lagging regions and unskilled workers behind.

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#IWD2018

Today, on International Women’s Day, we would like to introduce you to four inspiring Croatian women scientists.

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Croatia in Figures

Find data and facts about the country's development progress.

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Growth strengthened in 2016 led by exports, domestic demand and investment recovery. Given the labor market recovery and real wage and disposable income increase, the poverty rate has continued trending downwards to 8.4 percent (at $5/day PPP). Due to the improved fiscal outcomes, Croatia would likely exit the Excessive Deficit Procedure in 2017. Yet, fiscal imbalances would require further narrowing in the medium term, while stronger personal consumption and EU funds absorption would continue to support solid growth in 2017-19. Read more...

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Arup Banerji

Regional Director for the European Union Countries

Elisabetta Capannelli

Country Manager for Croatia and Slovenia

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Zagreb, Croatia
Radnicka cesta 80/IX
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