Introduction. Background. Economy. Professional human resources. Economic considerations during reconstruction. New chemical products. Legislation. General position. Concluding remarks. References. The destruction of the Croatian chemical industry and its environmental consequences. The former scene. A United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) mission to Croatia, January 1993. Conclusions. References. Remediation. Introduction. Monitoring. Remediation techniques. A multidisciplinary approach. An estimate of the cost of remediation from war damage in Croatia. References. Croatian Economy. Introduction. Agriculture. Fishing. Forestry. Mining and energy. Industry. Transportation. Tourism. The Croatian Chamber of Commerce. Conclusions. References. Opportunities for joint venture prospects and new industries etc. Introduction. Joint venture prospects. Municipal requirements. Concluding remarks. Croatian environmental problems caused by war - opportunities for new remediation technique testing. War, and destruction caused by warfare. Remediation plan. Establishment of remediation priorities by the use of risk assessment procedures. Experience in using risk assessment/risk management in Croatia. Remediation technologies. Conclusions. Ground Water pollution hazard by heavy metals following the explosion at an ammunition depot near Ostarije, Croatia. Introduction. Case history. Hydrogeology. Materials and methods. Results. Conclusions. References. The future. Culture. Tourism. Currency. Finance. The chemical industry. Conclusions. Appendices. Index.