Thursday, 19 April 2018

Croatia to Attend World Bank and IMF Spring Meetings

ZAGREB, April 19, 2018 - A Croatian delegation, consisting of representatives of the Finance Ministry and the Croatian National Bank, will attend the spring meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington from 19 to 22 April, the Finance Ministry announced in a press release on Thursday.

Wednesday, 11 April 2018

Monetary Policy Remains Expansionary

ZAGREB, April 11, 2018 - The Croatian National Bank (HNB) Council on Tuesday adopted a monetary policy projection for 2018-21 and considered a report on the banking system in 2017, the central bank said in a press release.

Thursday, 22 March 2018

Central Bank Governor Presents Semi-Annual Reports

ZAGREB, March 22, 2018 - Croatian National Bank (HNB) governor Boris Vujčić said in Parliament on Thursday that it was difficult to find anywhere in the world a crisis that could be compared to the one in the Agrokor conglomerate, stressing however that although the crisis had not significantly affected Croatia's economy, it was necessary to make undermining the financial stability punishable under law.

Thursday, 15 March 2018

Business and Consumer Optimism Continue to Grow

ZAGREB, March 15, 2018 - The Croatian National Bank (HNB) Council met on Thursday to discuss recent monetary and economic indicators, saying that the slowing down of economic activity in the final quarter of last year might only be temporary as the beginning of 2018 saw further increases in business and consumer optimism and employment.

Wednesday, 31 January 2018

Central Bank Struggling to Prevent Appreciation of Kuna

ZAGREB, January 31 - Croatian National Bank (HNB) Governor Boris Vujčić said on Tuesday that the national currency, the kuna, was currently under heavy appreciation pressure and that the central bank would have to continue buying euros from commercial banks to prevent its further strengthening.

Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Total Deposits with Commercial Banks up 2.6% to 271.8 Billion Kuna

ZAGREB, Jan 16 (Hina) - Total deposits with commercial banks in Croatia reached 271.8 billion kuna at the end of November 2017, an increase of 2.6% over the same period in 2016, Raiffeisenbank Austria (RBA) says in a report, citing figures from the Croatian National Bank (HNB).

Friday, 5 January 2018

Croatian National Bank Fighting to Keep Kuna from Strengthening Too Much

The central bank bought 405 million euros in order to decrease the value of the kuna.

Wednesday, 12 July 2017

At Least 5 Years Needed for Introduction of Euro

Experts agree that it is impossible to introduce the euro faster.

Monday, 10 July 2017

IMF Director Christine Lagarde Visits Croatia

She will attend the Croatian National Bank conference in Dubrovnik.

Wednesday, 5 July 2017

Croatia Certain to Introduce Euro

Euro-denominated loans are so high that it is impossible to avoid the introduction of the euro.

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