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Croatia - magnet for foreign investors

Strategic advantages,  business environment,  human resources  
Quality of life
Strategic position
transport infrastructure

Croatia has unique geographical location

middle European, Danubian and Mediterranean

at the same time.


Easy and fast access to European and world markets:


  • Only two or three hours air distance to any European destination

       - 7 international airports: Zagreb, Rijeka, Pula, Dubrovnik,        Split,  Zadar, Osijek) and 2 airfields (Mali Lošinj, Brač)

  • The shortest route over land to Central or Eastern Europe

       - highly developed road and rail network

       - three Pan-European international corridors passing                     through Croatia

       - highly developed natural gas distribution network

       - 100% digitized (entire territory covered by broadband                  Internet)

  • Croatian sea ports offer shorter transit time from Europe to other overseas destinations then northern European ports

       - 6 seaports:  Rijeka, Dubrovnik, Split, Zadar, Sibenik, Ploce

  • Croatian river ports are also  functionally connected to other elements of the logistic transportation chain

       - 4 river ports;  Osijek, Sisak, Slavonski Brod, Vukovar 



Quality of life

Health, safety and quality of life

  • Three different climate zones in short distance:

       continental, mountainous and Mediterranean

  • From North to South, close to each other: forests and rivers area, high   mountains, rich area with fertile plains, and long coastline   with over a thousand islands  

  • Only few hours from skiing mountain to Adriatic coast

  • Good transport connection between the continental and coastal part of the country

  • The abundance of cultural activities

  • Rich cultural haritage  

  • The proximity of other European cultural and business centres 

  • International and bilingual School

  • Affordable health insurance

  • Organic agricultural products and traditional cuisine

  • Clear drinking water and air

  • Healthy Mediterranean lifestyle

  • Freedom of movement and safety of life

Business environment

Equality of domestic and foreign capital  

The Croatian Constitution provides that no law or other legal document shall reduce the rights granted to a foreign investor at the time of investment in Croatia.

  • - Free repatriation of profits or capital upon fulfillment of all legal obligations.


  • - Guarantee of stability and the safety of business

Croatia is full member of NATO and the 28th member of the European Union Croatia 

  • - Agreements for the avoidance of double taxation signed with over 50 counties


  • - Possibility of using EU fonds

  • - Loans and guarantees Domazet banks

  • - State incentives for the development of entrepreneurship

  • - Employment Incentive 

Real estate

  • Free market for foreign investors:                                             rent, purchase, construction, rental

  • flats, residential buildings, commercial buildings, industrial halls, agricultural and urbanized land


Human resources

  • Highly educated. multilingual and competent workforce

       International recognized education system

Why start a business ?


  • low tax on profit (12% or 18%)

  • low labor costs compared to other EU member states

  • reduced operating costs due to the strategic position

  • easy steps to establish a company in few days

  • low minimum initial deposit

      (10,00 or 20.000,00 HRK depending on the type of                       company)


  • an option to purchase the property, regardless of citizenship


  • visa, residence permit, work permit


  • family reunification of foreigners

Opportunities for all kind of business area

Welcome to Croatia

Good food & drinkable natural water

Good education

Rich cultural heritage

Summer, winter, rural tourism

Summer, winter, rural tourism

Freedom & safety

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