Croatia Second Biggest Investor in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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ZAGREB, August 13, 2019 – Investors from Croatia were the second leading foreign investors in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2018 and they are ranked second also in overall foreign investments in the neighbouring country, show data published by the Central Bank of Bosnia and Herzegovina on Monday.

Investments in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2018 amounted to 400 million euro, or 2.3% of GDP.

The amount of foreign investments in 2018 was similar to that in 2017.

Most foreign investments, totalling 71 million euro, came from Russia, while investments from Croatia amounted to 54 million euro.

They were followed by investments from the Netherlands, Austria and Germany, which ranged between 40 and 46 million euros.

Most of the investments, in the amount of 74 million euro, were made in the banking sector, while investments in the production of coke and oil products amounted to 69 million euro, followed by investments in retail trade and production of base metals.

At the end of 2018, total foreign investments in Bosnia and Herzegovina amounted to 7.3 billion euro, with Austria having invested the most, in the amount of 1.3 billion euro, followed by Croatia, with investments amounting to 1.17 billion euro and Serbia, which has invested slightly more than one billion euros.

Investors from Bosnia and Herzegovina invest the most in Croatia, with investments to date totalling 117 million euro, and in Germany, with investments amounting to around 83 million euro.

More news about relations between Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina can be found in the Politics section.


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