November 24, 2018

10th Annual Meeting of Mayors and Entrepreneurs – 48 HOURS

The 10th Meeting of Mayors and Entrepreneurs – 48 HOURS was organized by the Association of Cities in the Republic of Croatia and Lider, weekly business journal, in Podstrana near Split, from 21 to 23 November 2018. The meeting brought together mayors, entrepreneurs and representatives of the Government, whose cooperation is vital for the development of local communities.

The main topics that were discussed were the development roles of cities, methods and the extent to which the cities can attract investments, ways of enhancing competitiveness of cities, local project funding sources, digital community, waste management and planned tax reform.

The conference also presented some good examples – cities in Croatia and abroad who have embarked the business climate in a permanent sustainable development.

The Agency for investments and competitiveness was the partner of this meeting and the Agency’s employees presented the services provided by the Agency as well as incentive measures for investment projects to the interested participants.

GDP in 2017 – 48,700 billion € • GDP per capita 2017 – 11 806 € • Exports of goods in 2017 – 13,3 billion € • Tourism Revenue 2017 – 9,49 billion € • Average exchange rate in 2017 HRK/EUR – 7,46; HRK/USD – 6,62