Issued: 1 November 2012
Croatia Trade Delegation
Angus Provost Helen Oswald in conversation with
Deputy Mayor of Zadar, Dražen Grgurovic
Angus recently welcomed a trade delegation from the Croatian cities of Zadar and Sibenik.
The delegates were visiting the county to discuss trade opportunities, cultural and tourism exchanges, education collaboration and business links.
Provost of Angus Helen Oswald welcomed the delegation, which was led by the Mayor of Sibenik and the Deputy Mayor of Zadar and included representatives from a number of different industrial and food and drink sectors.
The delegates met with council and local business representatives at the Carnoustie Hotel, where presentations were given on ‘A Taste of Angus’ the council’s food and drink initiative and Carnoustie Country golf.
Croatia becomes the 28th member of the European Union in 2013. EU membership will allow Croatia to trade freely across member states and access support to develop key sectors of the economy.