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Swiss Air’s Zürich – Zagreb Service Launched


A ceremony, attended by Zagreb Airport CEO Bruno Mazurkiewicz and Switzerland’s Ambassador to Croatia Stefan Estermann, was held at Zagreb Airport as a new daily service connecting Croatia and Switzerland launched this week… Switzerland’s national carrier Swiss International Air Lines is operating daily flights between Zürich and Zagreb from now ...

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Podravka Acquires Slovenia’s Žito for €33 Million


Croatian food giant Podravka has acquired a majority stake in Slovenia’s biggest food producers, Žito, in a deal worth a reported 33 million euros… The acquisition is Podravka’s biggest since 1993, and the biggest transaction in the region. “This is a big step for Podravka. This is the companies biggest ...

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Croatian Taxi Drivers To Fight Against Uber With ‘All Our Might’


Taxi drivers in Croatia’s capital have been quick to react after it was revealed this week that taxi-hailing company Uber plan to enter the Zagreb market… Uber, the mobile-app-based transportation network which connects passengers to crowd-sourced private drivers, are set to reveal their intentions at the OMGcommerce regional conference in ...

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Zagreb Technology Park Members to Present to Investors in London


Three companies part of the Zagreb Technology Park Development Agency have been selected to present to foreign investors at the pitch event ‘‘Investors meet innovations‘ at Bloomberg headquarters in London next month… Mobile software development firm Mobendo, hospitality solutions provider Pinecone and electric bicycle developers Visiobike will be part of ...

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Excise Duties on Petrol and Tobacco Raised


Bowing to pressure from the European Commission, Croatia’s government has announced that excise duties on tobacco and petrol will increase on Thursday… Excise duty on petrol, diesel, fuel oil and kerosene will increase by 20 lipa (0.03 euros) per litre, whilst excise duty on tobacco will increase by between 60 ...

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Croatian Kuna Rises to 9 Month High Against the Euro


The euro has dropped below 7.6 Croatian kuna for the first time in 9 months… Thanks largely to an influx of tourists over the Easter holiday exchanging foreign currency, the local currency in Croatia strengthened by 0.6 percent last week to 7.58 kuna, the lowest it has been against the ...

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Milan Bandić Gets Zagreb Mayoral Duties Back


A District Court Council in Zagreb have ruled on Monday that Milan Bandić can return to his duties as Mayor of Zagreb… Bandić, who was released from custody last week and faces charges of corruption, bribery and organised crime, initially was forbidden to carry out his functions as Mayor as ...

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Croatian Railways Christens First of 44 Brand New Trains


Croatian Railways on Thursday launched into service the first of what will be a total of 44 brand, spanking new trains… The first of the new Končar trains left the capital Zagreb for Koprivnica at 14:30 on Thursday with Prime Minister Zoran Milanović, Deputy Prime Minister Branko Grčić and CEO ...

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