Croatian industry is concentrated in the following activities: textiles, wood, steel industry, aluminum and food industry. The main import commodities include machinery, transportation and electrical equipment; chemicals, fuels and lubricants and foodstuffs. The most common export activities are related to the processing of oil products (11.8%), motor vehicles (11.2%), chemical products (8.3%), food production (8.1%), electrical equipment (7.8%), machinery (6.2%), finished metal products (6.1%), pharmaceutical products (4.8%), clothing (2.9%), and timber and wood products (3.4%).
The industrial sector represents 27% of Croatia’s total economic output while agriculture represents 6%. The industrial sector is responsible for 25% of Croatia's GDP, with agriculture, forestry and fishing accounting for the remaining 5% of Croatia's GDP.
FocusEconomics Consensus Forecast panelists expect industrial production to expand 3.7% in 2016. In 2017, the panel sees industrial production growth stable at 3.1%.
Note: Year-on-year and annual average variation of industrial production index in %.
Source: Croatian Bureau of Statistics (CBS).