September 15, 2023

Standard & Poor’s affirmed Croatia’s credit rating at “BBB+” with positive outlook

After the Standard & Poor’s agency increased Croatia’s long-term rating to BBB+ in July of last year, with a stable outlook, with the announcement on Friday evening, September 15, the outlook for the long-term rating was revised to positive, which confirms the exceptional progress of Croatia, which is on the verge of moving to a higher level of investment rating A rating. S&P highlights the effect of the Government’s strong […]

June 8, 2023


On 8 June 2023, the OECD launched its newly updated Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises on Responsible Business Conduct (the Guidelines). The Guidelines are recommendations jointly addressed by governments to multinational enterprises to enhance the business contribution to sustainable development and address adverse impacts of business on people, planet and society. The Guidelines are supported by a unique implementation mechanism, the National Contact Points for Responsible Business Conduct (NCPs), established by […]

June 7, 2023

Public call for co-financing of SAP – LIFE 2021 – 2027.

02.06.2023. The Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development, in cooperation with the Fund for Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency, has secured national co-financing for Standard Action Projects (SAP) applying to the competition of the LIFE Program in 2023. The Fund for Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency will co-finance standard action projects selected for financing from the LIFE Program for year 2023 in the amount of up to 50% of participation […]

June 1, 2023

Vouchers for Digitization

The Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development announced today, as part of the National Recovery and Resilience Plan 2021-2026, a call for “Vouchers for Digitization” (Reference number: NPOO.C1.1.2. R3-I2.01) intended for micro, small and medium-sized entrepreneurs. The call provides funds that will contribute to increasing the level of digital maturity of SMEs through the development of digital business models, strengthening the capacity to implement digitization and digital transformation through training […]

April 25, 2023

Grants for collaborative industrial research projects

21.04.2023. The Ministry of Science and Education has published an open call within the Targeted Scientific Research program for financing collaborative industrial research projects that are carried out in cooperation between companies and research organizations. Total grants: €50,003,318.00 Minimum grant amount: €500,000.00 Maximum grant amount: €1,500,000.00 More:  

April 17, 2023

Allocation of funds for the production of electricity from renewable sources in the manufacturing industry and heating

The subject of the Call for the allocation of funds for the production of electricity from renewable sources in the manufacturing industry and heating industry is to encourage the production of electricity for own needs from renewable energy sources in production plants, as well as in other facilities and spaces connected to production plants. The total amount of grants available for allocation from the Modernization Fund under this Call is […]

April 14, 2023

Fitch confirmed Croatia’s investment rating of “BBB+” with a stable outlook

On Friday, the Fitch agency confirmed Croatia’s ‘BBB+’ rating and stable outlook, estimating that the Croatian economy should preserve its resilience to external shocks thanks to improved fiscal and external positions and the successful adoption of the euro. More

March 15, 2023

Amendment to the Regional aid map

European Commission has approved today Amendment to the Croatian Regional aid map that has increased the aid intensity for Sisak-Moslavina County from 50%-70% (depending on the size of the enterprise) to 60%-75% (depending on the size of the enterprise). Amended map is in place from March 15, 2023 till December 31, 2027. Decision

March 3, 2023


Ministry of Physical Planning, Construction and State Assets has produced informational material about the four projects for which they are planning to publish public tender this year. The four projects in question are: Jurjeva Luka on Lastovo Hidrobaza in Pula Promajna on Makarska Rivijera Perna on Pelješac For more details please consult informational material.

January 2, 2023

New Regulation on Investment Promotion

On January 1, 2023, the new Regulation on investment promotion entered into force (Official Gazette, 156/22). The Regulation governs investment incentives in the Republic of Croatia given on the basis of the Investment Promotion Act (Official Gazette, 63/22), by prescribing the form and mandatory content of the Application for the use of investment incentives with associated forms; procedure for application, approval and use of incentives, including criteria and method of […]