Prime Minister and Croatian Democratic Union President Andrej Plenković met with prefects, mayors and municipal leaders from his party at a conference on Reform Potentials as a Framework for Implementation of Reform Policies in the Republic of Croatia, held in Tuheljske Toplice.
Prime Minister Andrej Plenković mentioned lowering the Value Added Tax rate for fresh meat, fish fruit and diapers from 25 to 13 percent as a measure that provided direct results. “It is a fact that the price of products will decrease and, if the market reacts like this, that some will reduce their prices in advance, then others will not be able to avoid such a reaction and prices will decrease for the widest circle of consumers,” said Plenković. He added that demographic renewal is an issue of the nation’s survival.
The Prime Minister spoke of two strategic goals for Croatia. As far as entry to the Schengen area is concerned, he said that the outer border of the European Union must become firm, and as far as the Eurozone is concerned, he said that it is a decision that was adopted with entry to the European Union and is now before realization. He especially pointed out the strategic project to construct the Pelješac Bridge.
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