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  • BROD-POSAVINA COUNTY AND THE CITY OF SLAVONSKI BROD

  • BROD-POSAVINA COUNTY SLAVONSKI BROD

  • BrodBrod--Posavina Posavina

    CountyCounty

    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

  • 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?

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Slavonia is famous for:

    metal industry

    wood processing

    agriculture & food processing

    eco ethno tourism

  • based on a long tradition & excellent product quality

    Important export products are:

    millshells

    trains

    tanks (military)

    power plants

    cranes

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    pressure vessel

    high speed passanger train

    oil tank

  • 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

  • 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

  • orchard

    arable fields

    vineyard

    vineyard

    vineyard

  • goals:

    promote sustainable tourism in the area

    preserves customs and traditions of Slavonia

    encourage environmental conservation and natural resource management

  • 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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