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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Politics Although Croatia's political system is more stable and better-developed than some of its regional counterparts, there is still some way to go before the country converges with its more...

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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: The development of Croatia's consumer electronics market has been stymied by the challenging economic environment in the country, which has seen GDP contract in real terms between 2010...

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Defence & Security

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We expect Croatia's defence budget to reach USD802.8mn in 2014. After a period of decline, we expect defence spending to recover from 2014 onwards, with the budget increasing to USD812.1mn in 2015....

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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 mid- 2014, the latest data confirms our view that conditions will remain challenging for most insurers in Croatia for much of the forecast period. Thanks in part to the weakness...

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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...

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Oil & Gas

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BMI View: Robust international interest in Croatia's recently opened licensing rounds underscores the improved outlook for the market. Increased offshore exploration activity holds upside risks...

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Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare

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BMI View:   Heavy price cuts and margin restrictions within the pharmaceutical supply chain threaten to cause drug shortages and weaken the supply chain within Croatia, with product withdrawals...

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Real Estate

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BMI View:  One year into EU membership the hoped for economic boost has failed to materialise, coinciding with severe floods in Croatia's south earlier this year. We therefore expect the country's...

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Retail

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BMI View: Croatia's retail sector holds promise for potential investors. The country's unemployment rate is to fall dramatically over BMI's forecast period (2014-2018), from 20% to 14%, with...

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Shipping

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Outlook For Croatia Gets Gloomier BMI is bearish about Croatia's economic prospects this year, emphasizing that the continuing need to deleverage over-indebted households and companies is...

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Telecommunications

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BMI View: Croatia's mobile and wireline markets recorded subdued growth in 2013, although this had been forecast by BMI and we have had not needed to revise our forecasts for these sectors in...

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Tourism

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BMI View: Croatia's tourism market will continue to demonstrate strong growth as inbound travel increases, due to sustained growth in the major EU economies and the relaxation of travel...

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