U.S. Government Resources
- Croatia 2016 Country Commercial Guide
The report provides information on doing business in Croatia and is updated annually in May.
- Investment Climate Statement on Croatia
The Investment Climate Statements provide a thorough description of the overseas environments in which U.S. investors must operate. The statements cover general characteristics, such as openness to foreign investment and treatment of foreign investors, as well as details about procedures for licensing and similar administrative matters. The statements are updated each year as Chapter 7 in the Country Commercial Guides.
- U.S. Department of State – Background Notes on Croatia
The Background Notes include facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of independent states, some dependencies, and areas of special sovereignty.
- CIA World Factbook on Croatia
The CIA World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. The reference tab includes: Maps of the Major World Regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.
- Croatia Bilateral Investment Treaty (PDF 150 KB)
Treaty between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Croatia concerning the encouragement and reciprocal protection of investment, with annex and protocol, signed at Zagreb on July 13, 1996.
- Special 301 Report
The “Special 301” Report is an annual review of the global state of intellectual property rights (IPR) protection and enforcement.
- USTR NEI Report
The Office of the United States Trade Representative produces the National Export Initiative (NEI) report, which outlines U.S. government efforts to assist U.S. businesses win more foreign government contracts, find buyers worldwide, participate in trade missions and trade shows, receive more export financing, and learn new ways to sell products and services overseas. A central focus of the plan is providing additional assistance to small and medium-sized businesses, which are major drivers of new job creation.
- Bureau of Economic Analysis
The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) produces economic statistics that enable government and business decision-makers, researchers, and the American public to follow and understand the performance of a nation’s economy. BEA collects source data, conducts research and analysis, develops and implements estimation methodologies, and disseminates statistics to the public.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics
The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor is the principal Federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy. Its mission is to collect, analyze, and disseminate essential economic information to support public and private decision-making. As an independent statistical agency, BLS serves its diverse user communities by providing products and services that are objective, timely, accurate, and relevant.