Croatia

In-depth country-focused analysis on Croatia's economic, political and operational risk environment, complemented by detailed sector insight

Our comprehensive assessment of Croatia's operating environment and the outlook for its leading sectors are formed by bringing together a wealth of data on global markets that affect Croatia, as well as the latest industry developments that could impact Croatia's industries. This unique integrated approach has given us an impeccable track-record for predicting important shifts in the markets, ensuring you’re aware of the latest market opportunities and risks in Croatia before your competitors.

Croatia Country Risk

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Core Views Croatia's economy will continue along a low growth trajectory over the next few quarters, and may even remain in recession for a seventh consecutive year in 2015. We believe Croatia...

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Croatia Industry Coverage (17)

Autos

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It appears as though 2013 will have proved another disappointing year for Croatian new passenger car sales, which were down by 15% as of end-October 2013, at just 24,158 units, according to figures...

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Commercial Banking

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Commercial Banking Sector Indicators  Date Total assets Client loans Bond portfolio Other Liabilities and capital Capital Client deposits Other...

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Consumer Electronics

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BMI View:   D evelopment of Croatia's consumer electronics market has been overshadowed   by the challenging economic environment in the country, which has seen GDP contract in real terms...

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Defence & Security

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BMI's Croatia Defence & Security Report examines the military and security dynamics of this Balkan nation. The report provides a comprehensive overview of the security challenges faced by...

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Food & Drink

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Anaemic consumer spending will be the main drag on Croatia's economic recovery over the next few years, and underpins our view that the economy is one of the least attractive in the EU. We expect...

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Freight Transport

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Following a year in which BMI believes saw increasing volumes across all Romania's freight transport modes, 2014 will signal further growth in line with slowly improving macroeconomic outlook.Total...

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Information Technology

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BMI View: Croatia's entrance into the EU was completed in July 2013, and this should be a key driver of ICT growth, facilitating increased trade between European markets . Over the next five...

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Infrastructure

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BMI Industry View BMI View: The infrastructure sector dominates Croatia's construction industry and growth has outperformed the residential and non-residential segment according to the latest...

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Insurance

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BMI View: As of late-2014, the latest data supports our view that times will remain tough for the insurance industry in Croatia for most of the forecast period. Thanks in part to the weakness of...

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Medical Devices

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Espicom Industry View: The Croatian medical device market will continue to contract in 2014, in line with poor GDP performance, but it is expected to increase by a CAGR of 3 .0% in US dollar...

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Oil & Gas

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BMI View: Increased upstream investment on the back of recent onshore and offshore licensing rounds, as well as an improved regulatory environment, provide considerable upside risk to our reserve...

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Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare

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BMI View:   Drug shortages have been reported for certain drugs such as antibiotics as their prices make them unprofitable for manufacturers. The HZZO continues to face a backlash from...

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Real Estate

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BMI View:   The dire macroeconomic situation, rising public debt levels , falling consumption levels and low investor   confidence are all factors hinting towards a bleak 2015 for the...

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Retail

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BMI View : Croatia's retail market continues to mature and present opportunities in future quarters for potential investors intent on the European Union's newest member. After a period of...

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Shipping

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Outlook For Croatia Remains Difficult We remain downbeat about the Croatian economy, continuing to predict a sixth consecutive year of recession in 2014. While the rest of the EU economies are...

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Telecommunications

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BMI View:   Croatian mobile and mobile internet providers are still heavily affected by seasonality as the influx of tourists during the summer season will see subscriber numbers and usage grow...

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Tourism

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BMI View: Despite revising our growth forecasts for the Croatian tourism market downwards since 2014, we still expect to see the industry grow healthily over the coming y ears. Accession to the EU...

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