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#Croatia – EU invests in world-class health research centre for children

#Croatia – EU invests in world-class health research centre for children

| September 18, 2019

The EU is investing more than €48 million from the European Regional Development Fund to extend the Children’s Hospital in Srebrnjak, on the outskirts of Zagreb, Croatia. The project involves the construction of a 15,000-m2 facility and the purchase of research and medical equipment, in order to transform the hospital into a clinical research centre where new […]

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#ECB to test five Croatian banks as country aims for euro entry

#ECB to test five Croatian banks as country aims for euro entry

| August 8, 2019

The European Central Bank said on Wednesday (7 August) it would carry out a stress test of five Croatian banks, a preliminary step in Zagreb’s bid to join the eurozone, writes Francesco Canepa. Zagrebačka banka, Privredna banka Zagreb, Erste & Steiermärkische Bank, OTP banka Hrvatska and Hrvatska poštanska banka will all be tested, with results […]

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#Eurozone welcomes #Croatia bid to join euro at earliest in 2023

#Eurozone welcomes #Croatia bid to join euro at earliest in 2023

| July 10, 2019

Croatia has submitted a formal bid to join the European Exchange Rate Mechanism (ERM-2), an early stage on the path to membership of the euro currency, the head of the Eurogroup of euro zone finance ministers said on Monday (8 July), writes Francesco Guarascio @fraguarascio. The move could allow the Balkan country to join the eurozone, […]

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European Commission appoints new head of representation in #Croatia and an adviser for preparation of country’s Council Presidency

European Commission appoints new head of representation in #Croatia and an adviser for preparation of country’s Council Presidency

| June 27, 2019

The European Commission has appointed Ognian Zlatev (pictured) as the new head of the Commission’s Representation in Zagreb, Croatia. He will take up his duties on 1 July 2019. Zlatev is succeeding Branko Baričević, who is becoming an adviser to President Juncker for the preparation of the Croatian Presidency of the Council of the European […]

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Commission supports #Croatia in attracting investment and boosting competitiveness

Commission supports #Croatia in attracting investment and boosting competitiveness

| June 20, 2019

The European Commission and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) are providing technical expertise to Croatia to help reduce administrative burden, remove obstacles for businesses and build an attractive, robust and competitive environment for domestic and foreign investment. The comprehensive regulatory and investment policy reviews presented on 18 June propose actions to improve Croatia’s regulatory framework and conditions […]

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#Croatia – Better water infrastructure in Rijeka thanks to EU funds

#Croatia – Better water infrastructure in Rijeka thanks to EU funds

| September 3, 2018

€163 million from the Cohesion Fund is invested to upgrade in the water supply and treatment system of the Rijeka urban area, in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar district, in Western Croatia. Works will aim to provide cleaner water to the population of 190,000 inhabitants, replace ageing water supply infrastructure, increase connections to the public sewer system […]

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Better access to drinking water in #Croatia thanks to Cohesion Policy investments

Better access to drinking water in #Croatia thanks to Cohesion Policy investments

| September 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Almost €96 million from the Cohesion Fund is being invested to upgrade water supply and waste water networks in Croatia’s Slavonia and Istria regions and on the island of Krk. Commissioner for Regional Policy Corina Creţu said: “Each euro the EU invests in these projects contributes to better access to clean drinking water and a […]

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