The City of Zagreb
is the Croatian capital and the largest city in
Croatia. It is an administrative, economic,
cultural and scientific and political centre of
the Republic of Croatia with a rich history dating
from the Roman times to present day.
As the capital of the newest EU member state,
Zagreb represents an ideal stepping stone for
global companies in search for a convenient base
for their operations in the European Union. It is
situated on several European corridors, connected
to the sea by rail and road, with an easy access
to international trade routes, and as such Zagreb
is an ideal business base for conducting various
business activities in the EU and wider.
The leading role of Zagreb’s economy is most
pronounced in high value-added activities such as
technical, scientific and administrative
activities, financial and insurance activities and
information and communication technologies. In
addition it is an important international trade
and business centre, and transports crossroad of
Central and Eastern Europe.
Situated in between the border with Slovenia in
the west, Moslavina in the east, and Zagreb in the
north and the Kupa river in the south, Zagreb
county with its traffic position, economic
potential and human resources has become among the
most propulsive and fastest growing counties in
Croatia in the last five years.
The County encircles Zagreb (the City of Zagreb is
a County itself, it is not part of Zagreb County)
and it takes up the territory over which all road,
railway, air, power, infrastructure, underground
and surface corridors in the direction of the west
(Slovenia, Italy), north (Austria, Hungary), south
(the Adriatic Sea) and east (Bosnia and
Herzegovina, Serbia and Montenegro) pass.
With doubled realised profit, almost 70% increase
in newly created value in the last five years, the
County is marked by a continuous growth according
to all indicators of successfulness: from 100%
growth of realised profit, 70% growth of value
added, over 50% export growth and 65% income
growth to 40% growth of the number of companies
within the TOP 400 in Croatia.
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