Country Analysis Report: Croatia, In-depth PESTLE Insights
Croatia's war-scarred economy revvied in the late 1990s, accelerating from 2000 onwards. Driven by strong domestic demand, its average growth was 4.6% during 2000–07. The global economic crisis meant the economy slowed in 2008 and shrank by 6.9% in 2009. Weakness persisted into 2014, however, in 2015 it is expected to come out of recession by growing at 0.6%.
Features and benefits
Understand how Croatia can be used to plan business investments or market entry through a holistic view of the country.
Gain an understanding of the political situation in Croatia, including key figures in the country and governance indicators.
Understand customer demographics in Croatia through analysis of income distribution and the rural-urban split, as well as healthcare and education.
The PESTLE analysis of Croatia identifies issues that affect the country's performance using the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT) framework.
The political landscape section discusses the evolution of the political scenario in Croatia, as well as the country's economic, social, foreign, and defense policies. The section also discusses the country's performance according to World Bank Governance Indicators.
The economic landscape section outlines the evolution of Croatia's economy, as well as the country's performance in terms of GDP growth, composition by sector (agriculture, industry, and services), fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, credit disbursement, banking sector, and employment.
Your key questions answered
How does Croatia perform in terms of technology-intensive sectors like telecoms and IT, patents, and R&D expenditure trends?
What is the legal structure in Croatia and are the laws conducive to investment?
How does Croatia perform in terms of environmental indicators and its environmental policies?
How does Croatia perform in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education?