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Overview of Bilateral Treaties of the Republic of Croatia by Country

Collection of International Treaties

List of international treaties and international acts concluded between the Republic of Croatia and People's Republic of China (the)

Name of treaty/act Date of conclusion Provisional application Published in NN-MU Date of entry into force Publication of the date of entry into force Termination
Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of the Republic of Croatia and the Government of the People’s Republic of China on cooperation within the framework of the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road Initiative 14/05/2017 14/05/2017
Action Plan between the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Croatia and the Ministry of Agriculture of the People's Republic of China on Cooperation in the Field of Agriculture for the 2017-2018 31/03/2017 31/03/2017 31/12/2018
Minutes of the 11th Session of the Joint Croatian-Chinese Commission on Economic Cooperation 16/03/2017 16/03/2017
Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) On Port and Harbour Industrial Park Cooperation Between The National Development and Reform Commission of the People's Republic of China And The Ministry of Economy, Small and Medium Entrepreneurship and Crafts of the Republic of Croatia 05/11/2016 05/11/2016
Programme of Cooperation in the Field of Culture between the Government of the Republic of Croatia and the Government of the People's Republic of China for the years 2016 - 2020 11/04/2016 11/04/2016 31/12/2020
Protocol of the 7th Session of the Croatia-China Scientific and Technological Cooperation Committee 15/06/2015 15/06/2015
Action Plan between the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Croatia and the Ministry of Agriculture of the People's Republic of China on Cooperation in the Field of Agriculture for the 2015-2016 21/01/2015 21/01/2015 31/12/2016
Plan of cooperation between the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Croatia and the National Health and Family Planning Commission of the People's Republic of China in the field of health and medicine for the period 2014 - 2017 25/02/2014 25/02/2014 31/12/2017
Protocol of the 6th Session of the Croatia-China Scientific and Technological Cooperation Committee 18/12/2013 18/12/2013
Program of Cooperation in the Field of Education between the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia and the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China for the period 2013-2016 15/03/2013 15/03/2013 31/12/2016
Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Entrepreneurship and Crafts of the Republic of Croatia and the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China on preparing the Study on the Establishment of Croatian - Chinese Economic and Technological Zone 02/11/2012 02/11/2012
Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of the Economy of the Republic of Croatia and the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China on Cooperation in the Field of Mutual Investments 18/05/2012 18/05/2012
Protocol of the 5th Session of the Croatian-Chinese Scientific and Technological Cooperation Committee 19/09/2011
Memorandum of Understanding between the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of the Republic of Croatia and China Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China 10/05/2011 10/05/2011
Programme of Co-operation in the Field of Culture between the Government of the Republic of Croatia and the Government of the People's Republic of China for the years 2011-2013 02/11/2010 02/11/2010 31/12/2013
Protocol of the 4 th Session of the Croatian-Chinese Scientific and Technological Cooperation Committee 03/11/2009
Air service Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Croatia and the Government of the People's Republic of China 20/06/2009 3/2010
Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Croatia and the Government of the People's Republic of China on Economic Cooperation 20/06/2009 9/2009 01/07/2013 5/2013
Plan of Action between the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of the Republic of Croatia and the Ministry of Health of the People's Republic of China in the Field of Health and Medical Science for the years 2009-2012 20/06/2009
Programme on Co-operation in the Field of Culture between the Government of the Republic of Croatia and the Government of the People's Republic of China for the years 2008-2010 14/05/2008 14/05/2008
Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation between the Office of Attorney General of the Republic of Croatia and the Supreme People's Procuratorate of the People's Republic of China 25/10/2006 25/10/2006
The Cooperation Agreement on Agriculture between the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management of the Republic of Croatia and the Ministry of Agriculture of the People's Republic of China 01/09/2006
Protocol of the Second Session of the Committee for Scientific and Tehnological Cooperation between the Republic of Croatia and the People's Republic of China 23/11/2005
Joint Statement on the Establishment of Partnership in General Co-operation between the Republic of Croatia and the People’s Republic of China 26/05/2005
Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Economy, Labour and Entrepreneurship of the Republic of Croatia and the National Development and Reform Commission of the People’s Republic of China on the Co-operation of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises 26/05/2005 26/05/2005
Memorandum of Understanding on Cultural Cooperation between the Government of the Republic of Croatia and the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China 18/10/2004
Programme on Co-operation in the Fields of Culture and Education between the Government of the Republic of Croatia and the Government of the People's Republic of China for the Years 2004, 2005 and 2006 14/10/2004
Plan of Cooperation between the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of the Republic of Croatia and the Ministry of Health of the People's Republic of China in the Field of Health and Medicine for the Years 2004-2006 21/06/2004 21/06/2004 31/12/2006
Memorandum of understanding between the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of the Republic of Croatia and State Administration of Tradicional Chinese Medicine of the People's Republic of China in the Field of Tradicional Medicine 21/06/2004 21/06/2004
Article 9 (>Avoidance of Double taxation<) of the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Croatia and the Government of Hong Kong (SAR), Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China, on Air Traffic 07/06/2002 13/2002 06/08/2004 1/2005
Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Croatia and the Government of Hong Kong (SAR), Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China, on Air Traffic 07/06/2002 13/2002 30/01/2003 11/2004
Programme on co-operation in the fields of culture and education between the Government of the Republic of Croatia and the Government of the People's Republic of China for the years 2001, 2002 and 2003 07/11/2000 03/2001
Agreement on Cooperation in the Field of Tourism between the Government of the Republic of Croatia and the Government of the People's Republic of China 29/05/2000 04/2001 02/01/2002 03/2002
Protocol from the second session of the Croatian-Chinese inter-governmental council on economic and trade cooperation 09/11/1999
Protocol from the first session of the Croatian-Chinese inter-governmental council on scientific and technological cooperation between the Republic of Croatia and the People's Republic of China 18/05/1998
Programme on co-operation in the fields of culture and education between the Government of the Republic of Croatia and the Government of the People's Republic of China for the years 1998, 1999 and 2000 27/02/1998 12/98
Protocol from the fourth session of the Croatian-Chinese inter-governmental council on economic and trade cooperation 13/11/1997
Agreement on founding of inter-governmental Croatian-Chinese scientific and technological co-operation committee between the Government of the Republic of Croatia and the Government of the People's Republic of China 06/10/1997 06/10/1997
Agreement on cooperation between the Ministry for Interior Affairs of the Republic of Croatia and the Ministry of Public Security of the People's Republic of China 26/02/1997 26/02/1997 03/12/2012
Succession treaties between the Republic of Croatia and the People's Republic of China 27/08/1996
Consular convention between the Republic of Croatia and the People's Republic of China 05/02/1996 08/96 08/11/1997 21/97
Treaty on cooperation in the domain of aquaculture between the Ministry for Science and Technology of the Republic of Croatia and the State Commission for Science of the People's Republic of China 10/09/1995
Agreement on mutual exemption of visas between the Government of the Republic of Croatia and the Government of the People's Republic of China for holders of diplomatic and service passports 09/01/1995 02/95 21/04/1995
Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Croatia and the Government of the People's Republic of China for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income 09/01/1995 03/2001 18/05/2001 10/01
Programme on co-operation in the fields of culture and education between the Government of the Republic of Croatia and the Government of the People's Republic of China for the years 1995, 1996 and 1997 16/09/1994 03/95
Agreement on scientific and technological cooperation between the Government of the Republic of Croatia and the Government of the People's Republic of China 11/04/1994 08/95 31/07/1997 06/99
Protocol from the first session of the Joint Croatian-Chinese inter-governmental council on economic and trade cooperation 15/09/1993
Joint statement of the Republic of Croatia and the People's Republic of China 07/06/1993
Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Croatia and the Government of People's Republic of China concerning the encouragement and reciprocal protection of investments 07/06/1993 02/94 01/07/1994 2/2004
Agreement on cultural and educational cooperation between the Government of the Republic of Croatia and the Government of People's Republic of China 07/06/1993 02/94 08/06/1994 06/99
Agreement on maritime transport between the Government of the Republic of Croatia and the Government of the People's Republic of China 07/06/1993 07/94
Protocol on consultations between the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Croatia and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China 07/06/1993 07/06/1993
Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Croatia and the Government of the People's Republic of China on Trade and Economic Cooperation 27/10/1992 03/93 10/06/1993 13/2003 01/07/2013
Joint Communique on the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Croatia and the People's Republic of China 13/05/1992 13/05/1992

List of bilateral international treaties taken over by virtue of succession (NN-MU 1/97)

Name of treaty/act Date of conclusion Published in the official gazette of the predecessor state Termination
Agreement between the SIV Assembly of SFRY and the Government of the People's Republic of China on cooperation in customs matters 23/01/1989
Treaty between the SIV Assembly of SFRY and the Government of the People's Republic of China on the avoidance of double taxation on income and property taxes 02/12/1988 16/1989 18/05/2001
Consular convention between SFRY and the People's Republic of China 04/02/1982 2/1984 08/11/1997
Agreement between the Government of SFRY and the Government of the People's Republic of China on plant quarantine and plant protection 06/06/1980 12/1981
Agreement between the Government of SFRY and the Government of PR China on cooperation in the field of veterinary medicine 02/03/1979 2/1981 01/07/2013
Agreement between the Government of SFRY and the Government of the People's Republic of China on the mutual income tax deduction on international passenger and goods transport, or passenger or goods marine transport 02/03/1979

These pages contain an overview of bilateral treaties and other international acts concluded by the Republic of Croatia with individual countries of the world to date, in alphabetical order according to the official shortened name of the country. In addition, these pages also contain  bilateral treaties or acts in force between the Republic of Croatia and countries concerned by virtue of  bilateral agreement on succession of bilateral agreements of the predecessor state, if such an agreement was reached.

Finally, it is worthwhile noting that in this overview of treaties and acts concluded between the Republic of Croatia and individual states (Bosnia Herzegovina, Italy, Hungary, Slovenia), certain multilateral, mostly trilateral treaties are also included, considering that in their nature they are more similar to bilateral than to multilateral treaties.

For each treaty or act, the following information is provided:

  • the official name;
  • date of conclusion;
  • information on a possible provisional application;
  • number of the Official Gazette of the Republic of Croatia (NN-MU) in which the text is published;
  • date of entry into force;
  • number of the Official Gazette of the Republic of Croatia (NN-MU) in which the date of entry into force is published;
  • information regarding a possible termination.

With respect to bilateral treaties or acts which the Republic of Croatia took on from the predecessor state by virtue of succession, with the information of the number of the Official Gazette of the Republic of Croatia (NN-MU) in which the list of bilateral treaties and acts taken over by virtue of succession is given, together with the official name of each treaty or act, the information on number of the Official Gazette of the predecessor state in which the text of the treaty or act taken over by virtue of succession is published and the information about its possible termination.

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