The Ministry of the Economy carries out administrative and other tasks related to:
the development and competitiveness improvement of the Croatian economy, instruments and measures of the economic policy; industrial policy and innovation and new technologies’ policy; managing a guarantee fund for the promotion of industry; tasks referring to implementation and use of intellectual and industrial property rights and promotion of creativity in industry and trade in order to develop competitiveness of the Croatian economy; energy policy of the Republic of Croatia; mining; strategy to facilitate and promote investment and exports.
The Ministry, with other relevant state administration bodies participates in the coordination of state property management strategy, including participation in the coordination of recovery and restructuring of legal entities, making analysis in the restructuring processes of the companies owned by the Republic of Croatia and management of equity shares in companies owned by the Republic of Croatia; trade activity in the EU internal market; supply and prices; national coordinating activity in the EU internal market, including technical legislation and quality infrastructure, coordination and national policy development in the field of standardization, accreditation, conformity assessment and metrology; condition and developments in the market, consumer protection; strategic stockpiles.
The Ministry also carries out administrative and other tasks related to development, improvement and coordination of the public procurement; promotion and development of the concession in the area of its competence and control over its implementation and improvement and development of public-private partnership.
The Ministry carries out tasks related to the participation of the Republic of Croatia in the work of the EU bodies in areas within its competence.
The Ministry also performs other tasks assigned to its competence by a special law.