As noted in the Financial Times (March 9, 2005), the Association of Croatian Exporters (HIZ) and USAID signed a partnership agreement on March 9 in Zagreb. This agreement is the latest accomplishment of the Croatia ESP project.
Started in September 2004, the project aims to promote job creation, exports, and investment in Croatia. Nathan Associates and its joint venture partner DAI have also
We will soon be helping establish a private export agent and marketing service company for specialty food products. This company will help smaller Croatian producers reach specialty export markets by lower marketing costs. It will also help producers achieve a sufficient volume of supply by consolidating the production of items under regional appellations and commonly marketing them.