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BROD-POSAVINA COUNTY AND THE CITY OF SLAVONSKI BROD

Brod Posavina County

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Page 1: Brod Posavina County

BROD-POSAVINA COUNTY AND THE CITY OF SLAVONSKI BROD

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BROD-POSAVINA COUNTY SLAVONSKI BROD

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county with great investment potentialbecause of:

highly capable intellectual force

outstanding geo-traffic position (intersection of routes linking Western Europe with the Middle East; Asia and the countries of Central Europe with the Mediterranean)

natural resources

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Why is then the unemployment rate

around 30 %?

Why is it so undeveloped?

Why is there such a low business activity?

Why are young educated people

emigrating from the County?

Why it has the highest unemployment rate

for women in Croatia?

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global economic slowdown which has a great impact on Croatian economy in general

the problematic privatisation of state industrial assets

devastation during the Croatian war for Independence

lack of commercial investment

inadequate infrastructure

difficult transition to a free market economy

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identify development priorities

enable the private sector to realise the

opportunities and potential of the County

strengthen the economy which will lead to unemployment reduction

provide infrastructure required for the expansion of businesses

enhance development of the educational system

develop social infrastructure

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foreign investments are very important for the future development

small and open economies, largely connected to other foreign markets

making a stabile and strong market-oriented economy which is competitive in the global market

stable and sustainable economic growth, increase in production, especially import and increase in employment

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the future lies in accessing new markets, introducing modern technologies and new products, forming joint ventures with foreign companies

a skilled labour force and highly educated experts in engineering and computer technology represent a good foundation for foreign investments

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Slavonia is famous for:

metal industry

wood processing

agriculture & food processing

eco ethno tourism

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based on a long tradition & excellent product quality

Important export products are:

millshells

trains

tanks (military)

power plants

cranes

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tanksmillshell

pressure vessel

high speed passanger train

oil tank

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almost 48% of Croatian territory is covered by woods

60 000 acres of Slavonia is covered by the oak wood

Slavonian timber, especially oak, is, due to its quality, exported to the countries of Europe, South America and the Middle East

the products of the Croatian wood-processingcompanies and furniture manufacturers successfully compete with demanding European and world markets

great potential in possibility of using biomass for energy production

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ideal natural conditions for the growing of fruit and agricultural products

one of the cleanest soils in Europe

preserved environment with low level of pollution

in Brod-Posavina County 20.704 households are involved in agricultural production and manage 81.903 acres of agricultural land

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orchard

arable fields

vineyard

vineyard

vineyard

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goals:

promote sustainable tourism in the area

preserves customs and traditions of Slavonia

encourage environmental conservation and natural resource management

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tradition in business

wide range of products

experienced & qualified workforce

outstanding geographical position

developed road and railway network

export oriented companies

rich in natural resources

developed business zones

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Invest in Brod-Posavina County