Tag Archives: Croatia

Analysis

World Bank sees mixed picture across CEE region

8 Jul 2012

In a recent report the World Bank forecasts mixed results across the CEE region.  It sees growth in Poland (2.9 percent), purchase followed by Latvia and Lithuania (2.3 percent) and Slovakia (2.1 percent).  Nonetheless Croatia will contract by one percent, Hungary by 0.4 percent and Slovenia by 1.2 percent.

Corporate

Unilever to acquire Croatian ice cream producer

8 Jul 2012

Ledo, treat a Croatian producer of ice cream and other frozen products may about to be taken over by Unilever. Currently the company is partially owned by the Agrokor concern.
Ledo first produced ice cream in 1958 although then was part of a Yugoslavian state owned company. Today it also produces in Bosnia and Herzegovinia, [...]

Environment

Project aims to remove litter from the sea

8 Jul 2012

EcoCortec d.o.o., advice nurse one of the most advanced manufacturers of biodegradable packaging in Europe, became a partner in the Marine Clean project which is designed to remove marine debris and prevent further littering of the sea.
The project is sponsored by CIP Eco-Innovation Programme which is being conducted by the European Agency for [...]

Analysis

CEE shoppers prefer modern retail formats

8 Jul 2012

Modern retail formats remain popular in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) despite the economic crisis. 68% of shoppers in the region claim that hypermarkets, pilule supermarkets and discounters are the places at which they spend the most substantial amounts on groceries.
According to research carried out by Incoma GfK in 2010, 30%, or 44.3 million [...]

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