Chinese Ambassador Shen Zhifei Met with Croatia's Newly-appointed Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Regional Development and EU Funds DSc. Grcic
（From Chinese Embassy in Croatia）
On February 14, 2012, Chinese ambassador Shen Zhifei met with Croatia's newly-appointed deputy prime minister and minister of Regional Development and EU Funds DSc. Grcic.
Ambassador Shen expressed his congratulations to Mr. DSC. Grcic on his newly appointment and hoped that both China and Croatia will work together by fully utilizing the good opportunity of the 20 year's anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Croatia to push forward and to have concrete results on promoting trades and economic cooperation and mutual investments in each other's country while raising further the political relationship between our two countries.
Mr. Grcic briefed Ambassador Shen on the economic policy trend by the new government and the fiscal budget for the year of 2012, and expressed that the new government of Croatia pays higher attention to the development of trade and economic cooperation with China, and that there is a relative big space to be explored, particularly on introducing Chinese investment into Croatia, even though there has been a marginal development in the relations of trade and economy between the two countries in the past several years. He also mentioned that the new government will do its uttermost to greatly improve the investment surroundings and to welcome competent Chinese companies to make investment in Croatia.