The cultural and creative economy is one of the leading in Europe s with a turnover of 643 billion euros and a total value added of 253 billion euros. The core activities of these industries in 2019 accounted for 4,4% of the European Union's GDP.
Strengthening the position of these industries in Croatia and seizing opportunities in the upcoming financial envelope from EU funds are key goals for further activities of the Association of Creative and Cultural Industries of the Croatian Chamber of Commerce, at whose election session he was elected for a new term. Tomo in der Mühlen.
"The potential of cultural and creative industries is very much recognized beyond our borders and Croatia must be a part of that. We are a small country that has historically proven to be extremely creative and as such is able to set new values in line with global and EU trends. ”said Tomo in der Mühlen.
State Secretary at the Ministry of Culture and Media Krešimir Partl commented on the cooperation with industries in finding models to help overcome the consequences of the pandemic and added that the National Plan planned 250 million kuna in grants for these industries and another 50 million for the media.
Secretary of the Community Jagoda Divic she assessed the continuation of successful cooperation between the Chamber and the Ministry after the launch of the joint platform as crucial Safe gatherings and recently introduced aid grants.
He was elected Vice-President of the Association at the session Joe Basic and members of the Community Council by individual branches of cultural and creative industries: Mirjana Mikulec, Danijel Pek, Slavko Kozina, Silvija Jonjić, Igor Cenić, Robert Tomić Zuber, Tonko Weissmann, Tomislav Bronzin, Damir Đurović and Nikša Bratoš.