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More Croats shopping over the border

Croatian Times

If this week, as has been already announced, fuel prices increase in Croatia, then there will be a lot more Croatians crossing the border to buy goods in neighbouring Bosnia and Herzegovina, reports daily newspaper Vecernji list.

According to a survey conducted last year, every sixth citizen went to purchase cheaper groceries in neighbouring countries. "At least once a month, when we get paid we go shopping over the border. The reason is that prices are lower, and we get a refund on their VAT of 17 per cent, and with cheaper fuel it pays off," says a couple from the town of Imotski (Split-Dalmatia County), which is close to the Bosnia and Herzegovina border.

There are similar stories with citizens from the city of Dubrovnik and Metkovic close to the southern borders of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Croatian citizens who shop in a neighbouring state can save up to twenty per cent compared with buying the same products in Croatia.




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