Agency for Investments and Competitiveness (AIK)
WHO ARE WE?
The Agency for Investments and Competitiveness (AIK) is an agency established by the Government of the Republic of Croatia in 2012. Its key objectives are: promotion of Croatia as a desirable investment destination, proactively encouraging investment into Croatia and enabling successful implementation of investment projects, as well as enhancing the competitiveness of the Croatian economy on a global level.
Our role is to serve as the central place for investors in the Republic of Croatia, in order to ensure a transparent, professional and tailor-made full service completely free of charge, through all stages of investment projects, from the initial inquiry through to investment completion.
AIK’s mission is to enable investors to efficiently and successfully achieve their business goals in Croatia and through its professional services, promote sector specialization, cluster competitiveness and to identify all necessary measures needed to boost investors’ business activities, as well as raising the level of competitiveness in the Republic of Croatia.
AIK’s vision is to attract and encourage investments and improve the competitiveness of the Croatian economy in order to ensure that Croatia becomes a highly competitive country in the EU. The goal is to achieve significant growth and development based on knowledge, quality products and services with high added value with an emphasis on creating new employment opportunities.
- 1. Promotion of Croatia as an investment destination
– Strengthening Croatia’s image as a globally competitive economy
– Preparation and organization of subject-specific seminars
– Coordination of all promotional activities on international markets with partner institutions
- 2. Support of investment projects implementations through:
– Offering all necessary information on business opportunities in Croatia
– Project preparation for investments in Croatia
– Supporting investments projects in all phases of implementation through a tailor-made approach
- 3. Increasing competitiveness levels of the Croatian economy by:
– Improving the investment environment by proposing regulation changes
– Supporting the work of national clusters of competitiveness
Our strength lies in an experienced team of professionals, who will use their knowledge and expertise to offer you the best possible support in all stages of implementation of your investment projects. All our services are free of charge.
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