“Our mission is to increase Croatia’s economic and social competitiveness and to stimulate sustainable growth in the prosperity of its citizens.”

  • Croatian competitiveness
    Croatian competitiveness: between Armenia and Albania
    September 27, 2017
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National competitiveness council

The goals of the Council are simple, focused and immediate

To act to increase the competitiveness of the Croatian economy
To make Croatia one of the 40 most competitive economies in the world

National competitiveness council

To achieve these goals, the Council acts

By encouraging policies for reform
By recommending and creating guidelines for development policies
By constructing coalitions with stakeholders that support the reform process
By increasing public understanding of and support for reforms
By encouraging dialogue between the public and private sectors
By raising and expanding the level of awareness and knowledge of the importance of competitiveness
By monitoring and evaluating reforms that have been implemented

National competitiveness council

  • Croatian competitivenessCroatian competitiveness: between Armenia and Albania
    Zagreb, 27 September 2017 – The National Competitiveness Council, as a partner of the World Economic Forum in the Global Competitiveness Program, has published the results of “The Global Competitiveness Report 2017-2018“. In this year’s report, Croatia ranks 74th among 134 global economies. With this ranking, which is the same as last year, and with a score 4.19, the Croatian economy is stagnating at the global level. Furthermore, the areas in which intensive reforms are [Read more...]
  • Research on Regional CompetitivenessCroatia 54th in global competitiveness rankings in the use of information and communications technologies
    ZAGREB, 15 April 2015 – The National Competitiveness Council today published the results of the most recent research of the World Economic Forum (WEF) on information technology. According to the results, Croatia is in 54th place out of 143 countries in its competitiveness in the use of information and communications technologies (ICT). This ranking is a drop of eight places from its position in 2014. The Global Information Technology Report 2015 shows that emerging and developing economies are [Read more...]
  • Research on Regional CompetitivenessGlobal Competitiveness Report 2014 – 2015
    Global Competitiveness Report 2014 – 2015 Zagreb, 3 September 2014. – The National Competitiveness Council, as a partner of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in the Program for Global Competitiveness, today presented the most recent results of the “Global Competitiveness Report, 2014-2015.” In this year’s report Croatia is ranked 77th out of 144 countries, which is decline of two place from 2013. The research results are based on publicly available statistical indicators [Read more...]
  • Research on Regional CompetitivenessResearch on Regional Competitiveness
    ZAGREB, 7 July 2014 – The National Competitiveness Council has presented for the third consecutive year the results of research for the “Regional Competitiveness Index of Croatia, 2013” (RIK 2013). The Regional Competitiveness Index is a continuation of the measuring of the competitiveness of Croatia’s counties that began in 2007. It provides an exhaustive and high-quality basis for the continued monitoring of Croatia’s regional competitiveness in terms of the quality factors [Read more...]
  • IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook 2014: Croatia continues to be among least competitive developed countries
    ZAGREB, 22 May 2014. – The International Institute for Management Development (IMD) of Lausanne, of which the National Competitiveness Council is a partner institute, today published the latest results from the World Competitiveness Yearbook 2014. According to the report, Croatia occupies 59th place out of the 60 leading global economies. This year’s decline by one place puts Croatia among the worst countries in terms of its competitiveness among developed countries. The competitiveness [Read more...]
  • Croatia 46th in global rankings for ICT competitiveness
    ZAGREB, 23 April 2014. – The National Competitiveness Council published today the results of the most recent research of the World Economic Forum (WEF) on information technology, according to which Croatia is ranked in 46th position in using Information and communication technologies. In this year’s edition of The Global Information Technology Report 2014, published under the theme “Rewards and Risks of Big Data,” the Networked Readiness Index (NRI) measures the capacity of 148 economies to [Read more...]
  • The Enabling Trade Report: Croatia 56th place out of the 138 countries
    ZAGREB, 1 April 2014 – The National Competitiveness Council today published the results of The Global Enabling Trade Report (ETI) 2014 by World Economic Forum (WEF). According to the report, Croatia is ranked in 56th place out of the 138 countries. The ETI assesses the extent to which economies have in place the institutions, policies, infrastructures and services to facilitate the free flow of goods over borders to their destination. The Global Enabling Trade Report 2014 emphasized that the [Read more...]
  • Research on Regional Competitiveness“Charter for a New Beginning” Presented to the President of the Republic of Croatia
    Zagreb, 13 January 2011. – Members of the National Competitiveness Council today presented a draft of the Council’s “Charter for a New Beginning” to Dr. Ivo Josipovic, President of the Republic of Croatia. The document defines a vision for the long-term and sustainable development of Croatia. President Josipovic supported the Charter and invited key shareholders in Croatian society to forge a consensus and adopt the goals that the Charter proclaims. The Charter will be [Read more...]