Croatia:HNB expects positive economic developments

The Croatian National Bank (HNB) expects positive changes in the economy to resume this year so that the GDP rate could grow by 4% and the export rate by 9%, HNB Governor Zeljko Rohatinski told the parliament on Jan. 24, 2001.

Explaining HNB's financial plan at the House of Representatives, Rohatinski said this year's profit of the central bank should amount to 456 million kuna (about US$55.82 million), which is 27.5 percent more than last year. He added this amount was potential budgetary rev