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The newest member of the European Union is powering up on wind power, thanks to financing from IFC.
Croatia’s new award-winning $450 million terminal at Zagreb International Airport, built by a consortium supported by IFC, is expected to spark meaningful economic growth.
January 25, 2011 - The World Bank Group has announced that it is making $27 billion in funding available over the next two years for countries of Europe and Central Asia (ECA) affected by the Eurozone crisis.
In 2008, IFC reinforced its support to Agrokor, a leading agribusiness and retail group in Croatia, with another €40 million loan with a goal to double production capacity at PIK Vrbovec and further develop farm productivity at Belje.

Contact Information

Zagreb Tower
Radnicka cesta 80 / 9
HR-10000, Zagreb, Croatia
Tel: (385-1) 235 7241

Contact Representatives:
Magdalena Soljakova
Senior Country Officer


Thomas Lubeck 
Regional Manager, Western Balkans


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IFC in Croatia

Croatia became a member and shareholder of IFC in 1993. Since then, IFC's long term finance investment in Croatia totaled $1,185.3 million, including $323.5 million mobilized from our partners, in 32 projects across a variety of sectors. In addition, IFC has supported trade flows of $23.4 million through its trade finance program. Our committed investment portfolio in Croatia as of 30 June 2016 is $201.3 million. IFC's investments in Croatia have financed projects in the financial markets, renewable energy, general manufacturing, tourism, and agribusiness sectors.

IFC Strategy in Croatia

Through a combination of investment and advisory services we will continue to partner with clients in strategic sectors crucial for Croatia’s long-term sustainable development, with a particular focus on:

  • Financial sector with a special emphasis on small and medium enterprises and energy efficiency lending
  • Climate change including investments in infrastructure and energy sectors
  • Agribusiness with an emphasis on food retail and manufacturing
  • Value-added manufacturing
  • Business infrastructure with a focus on logistics and distribution
  • Sub-national finance with a focus on municipal infrastructure and waste management
  • Tourism


Across all sectors, IFC prioritizes investment in Croatia’s less-developed regions and in projects that contribute to greater economic diversification and regional integration.

IFC Investment

Details of projects currently in progress can be found in IFC Disclosure. For completed projects see press releases below or visit the IFC Press Room.


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