The Croatian government plans to make another step towards joining the Eurozone in the second half of 2020, following few exercises recently carried out by the European Central Bank and the relevant Croatian authorities.
There are many reasons why Central and Southeast Europe (CSE) is not attractive to foreign investors, most notably high levels of corruption, legal restrictions that prevent or restrict Venture Capital (VC) investment, unsettled property relations and poor corporate governance.
Every 6 minutes, a new franchise outlet opens in the world. There are around 24,500 franchisees in the world in about 300 different industries, employing more than 3 million people in Europe alone. The franchisees have launched more than 1.1 million businesses with their franchisors.