Doing Business in Croatia

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Syllabus of the Subject: Doing Business in Croatia Zagreb.

  1. Introduction to the Republic of Croatia
  2. Croatian Economy
  3. Foreign Trade of Croatia
  4. Doing Business in Zagreb
  5. Case Study:
    1. Agrokor Group
    2. Duro Dakovic Holding
  6. Access to the Croatian Market
  7. Business Plan for Croatia

The objectives of the subject «Doing business in Croatia» are:

  1. To analyse the Croatian economy and foreign trade
  2. To evaluate the business opportunities in Croatia
  3. To explore Croatia's trade relations with the country of the student
  4. To know Croatia's free trade agreements (as a member of the EU)
  5. To develop a business plan for the Croatian market
  6. To analyse the profile of the Croatian companies
The Subject (e-learning) “Foreign Trade and Doing Business in Croatia” is part of the following Higher Education Programs taught by EENI (Business School) and the Hispano-African University of International Business:
  1. Doctorate: Europe
  2. Masters (e-learning): Europe, International Business

Course learning materials in Higher Education in English or Tertiary Education in Spanish Croacia Post-secondary Education in French Croatie

  1. Credits of the subject “Foreign Trade and Doing Business in Croatia”: 1 ECTS Credits
  2. Duration: one week

Majstor u međunarodnom poslovanju (Croatian Students).

Sample of the subject (Doing Business in Croatia):
Business Croatia

Description of the Subject (Online Learning): Foreign Trade and Business in CroatiA.

The Republic of Croatia (Europe).

  1. Croatian borders: Slovenia, Hungary, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro
  2. Religion in Croatia: Christianity (Catholicism: 3.6 million)
  3. Official language: Croatian
  4. Capital: Zagreb
  5. Population: 4.3 million people
  6. Currency: Kuna (HRK)
  7. Croatia belongs to the European Economic Area of the Western Christian Civilisation

The Croatian Economy.

  1. The Republic of Croatia belongs to the group of nations with small and open economies, which are mostly connected to other international markets
  2. The Gross domestic product per capita of the Republic of Croatia: 15,632 USD (Source: Central Office of Statistics)
  3. Croatia is the last member of the European Union
  4. The key economic sectors in the Republic of Croatia are agriculture, wood processing, agribusiness, textile, petroleum, metal and chemical, electrical, construction, international trade, shipbuilding, marine engineering, and tourism
  5. Since joining the World Trade Organisation (WTO), especially as the status of candidate for the European Union membership (today is a member of the EU)
  6. The Republic of Croatia has taken many tangible measures such as modifications and optimisations to existing laws and rectifications to the existing procedures to align them with the European Union laws and regulations and to make easy economic and international trade activities
  7. The Foreign direct investment (FDI) are vital for the restructuration and modernisation of the economy of the Republic of Croatia

European Union-Mexico Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

Croatia's agreements and organisations:

  1. European Union (EU)
  2. Central European Initiative (CEI)
  3. Asia-Europe Economic Meeting (ASEM)

Croatia was member of the Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA)

Samples - Business in Croatia

Central European Free Trade Agreement CEFTA

Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC)

Turkey-Croatia Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

Central European Initiative (CEI)

European Union-Chile Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

The Agrokor Group is the largest private company in Croatia and one of the leading regional companies employing 33,000 people. The Agrokor Group's core businesses are the production and distribution of food and drinks.



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