The economy of Međimurje is a dynamic and fast-growing one, based on a long tradition of entrepreneurship and craftsmanship. The economy is extremely export-oriented (in 2010 exports amounted to USD 348,348 million), and the value of exports in 2010 amounted to 121 % of imports. In comparison, this ratio on the level of the total economy of the Republic of Croatia is 59 %. In a comprehensive research of competitiveness of Croatian regions (i.e. counties) in 2010, Međimurje County was ranked 4th.