Overview of the Printing Industry in Croatia and How to Buy Printers and Ink

An Overview of Croatia

  • Croatia has a population of4.076 million
  • Capital:Zagreb
  • Official Language:Croatian
  • Total Area:56,594 km²
  • Currency:Croatian kuna

Economic Statistics of Croatia

  • Croatia has reached a GDP of 60.75 billion USD. Its largest industries are
    • Construction materials
    • Textiles
    • Shipbuilding
    • Petroleum and petroleum refining
    • Food and beverages
    • Tourism
  • The breakdown of Croatia GDP Composition includes
    • Services (70.1%)
    • Industry (26.2%)
    • Agriculture (3.7%)
  • The main importers of Croatia’s goodsare
    • Germany (12.7%)
    • Italy (12.4%)
    • Slovenia (10.3%)
    • Bosnia and Herzegovina (8.57%)
    • Hungary (7.17%)
  • While the main exporters to Croatia are
    • Germany (15.2%)
    • Italy (12.2%)
    • Slovenia (11.2%)
    • Hungary (7.78%)
    • Austria (6.59%)

The Printing Industry in Croatia

  • As the economy in Croatia has grown, there is an increased need to buy printers, consumables such as inks and makeups and cleaning solutions.
  • In 2020, print for packaging is valued at almost $447 billion, with print output of 11.4 trillion A4 prints or equivalent.
  • In 2020, print for packaging is valued at almost $447 billion, with print output of 11.4 trillion A4 prints or equivalent.
  • Secondary research included a thorough review of published records, official government figures, data from domestic and foreign packaging trade organizations, business websites, industry surveys, trade press papers, presentations, and attendance at trade shows.
  • As a result, more people in Croatia are looking for printers for sale whether from domestic sources or via imports.

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The Packaging Industry in Croatia

  • Paper and Paper Board (Product Type, End-userIndustry), Glass (End-user Industry), Plastic (Material Type, End-user Industry), and Metal (Material Type, End-user Industry) make up Croatia's packaging industry (Material Type, End-user Industry).
  • Companies in the food and confectionary sectors, as well as the cosmetics and pharmaceuticals industries, as well as the tobacco and crystal industries, are among the packaging product's customers.
  • Population growth, increasing income levels, changing habits, increased media penetration through the internet and television, and a growing economy are all driving up packaging demand. Furthermore, it is one of thecountry's fastest-growing sectors.
  • This boosting economy in Croatia will continue to drive demand forindustrial inkjet printer, printing equipment, printing parts, printing consumables such as inks, make ups and cleaning solutions.

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The Manufacturing Industry in Croatia

  • Croatia has come a long way in establishing its manufacturingindustry in recent years. It was only in 1991 that it gained independence from Yugoslavia as a former Yugoslav republic. It is now a prosperous, secure, and efficient member of the European Union, after being plagued by poverty and war for the first few years.
  • Croatia's economy is mostly service-based. In reality, the tertiary sector accounts for 70% of Croatia's gross domestic product (GDP), which was $94.24 billion in purchasing power terms in 2016. Manufacturing, on the other hand, is playing an increasingly important role in the Croatian economy. The industrial sector accounts for roughly 26% of Croatian GDP, and it rose by 2.7 percent in 2015 and 3.5 percent in 2016.
  • The wood industry, food manufacturing, shipbuilding, paper manufacturing, textiles, and automotive manufacturing are just a few of the important branches of manufacturing that this European country has grown. Manufacturing exports in Croatia totaled about 10 billion euros in 2015, accounting for roughly 94 percent of total exports.
  • Hence, Croatia’sexpanding manufacturing sector has increased demand for printing and industrial ink such as Videojet ink, Inkjet refills, and Hitachi parts.

Sea Ports and Trading Hubs of Croatia

  1. Rijeka
  2. Zadar
  3. Šibenik
  4. Split
  5. Ploče

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Camainks uses Port of Rijeka when exporting printing products to Croatia

For importing Inkjet printers, Citronix printers, Videojet inks, and other spare parts, Camainks uses the largest port of Rijeka when exporting to our clients in Croatia. We have exported items such as inkjet printers, CIJ printers, laser printers, and specialized brands of printer consumables including:

  • Videojet inks
  • Domino inks
  • Citronix cij inks
  • Other printer spare parts

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What Printers and Ink Do Croatia Import?

Although Croatia does have some manufacturers for printers and ink like Risograph ink and Domino Inkjet printer, Croatia still needs to import from countries such as Germany, Italy, Slovenia, Hungary, and Austria. This demand for importing printers and ink in Croatia is due to its fast-growing economy. Some printers, ink, and related consumables that Croatia imports from these countries include,

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What Regulations Are There on Importing Printers and Ink to Croatia?

  • According to the official government website, “A Croatian importer is responsible for providing the required import documentation, which consists of common trade, transport, and customs documents, as well as certificates required for quality control and licenses where appropriate.  The Single Administrative Document (SAD) that is used by European Union and most other countries is the key customs document in Croatia as well.”
  • It also states that “The following labeling information must be in Croatian on the original package of products subject to quality control: name of the product; full address of the producer or full address of the importer; net quantity, weight, or volume; ingredients; usage and storage particulars; and any important warnings about the product for the consumer. “
  • Imported goods can travel freely between EU member states once they have been approved by customs authorities in any EU member state.
  • Instructions for usage, manufacturer's requirements, a list of approved maintenance offices, warranty, and other relevant information are all required for technically complex items and hazardous materials.
  • Because inks contain hazardous chemicals, it is important to follow Croatia’s import regulations.

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Why Should Croatia Import Printers and Ink?

  1. Availability - The local industry has limited capacity and some clients in Croatia require printers and ink promptly.
  2. High Product Cost - Given the domestic competition in Croatia, printers and the continuous ink supply are more expensive to buy domestically than on the world market.
  3. Product Quality - While most international suppliers have a good brand reputation and quality, some smaller domestic manufacturers in Croatia can have variantproduct quality.

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Where Can I Buy Printers and Ink for Croatia?

If you are looking for individual use printers and inks, there are many domestic manufacturers and distributors available in Croatia. However, if you looking for large quantities of inks, make ups and cleaning solutions, Camainks has been exporting print products such as Videojet ink, Linx printing technologies, and Markem Imaje 2200 to clients in Croatia. Feel free to contact us at [email protected] or WhatsApp us at +86-131-2037-9271 for a FREE quotation.

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