An agreement on state aid between the Directorate for Technological Industrial Development Zones and the Turkish company Purplast, investing in TIDZ Skopje, has been signed Thursday. Deputy PM for Economic Affairs Fatmir Bytyqi, Free Zones Authority director Jovan Despotovski, and Purplast CEO Mehmet Şişmanoğlu addressed agreement signing event. Turkey’s Purplast plans...
The fifth set of economic measures, aiming to support citizens and the economy in managing the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, will stand at around EUR 150 million. If stakeholders reach a consensus, the package should be finalized by the end of the week, Deputy Prime Minister for Economic...
The Public Revenue Office published the new list of debtors for debts due by 30.09.2020 and unpaid by 31.12.2020 on the basis of VAT, profit tax, personal income tax and other duties for which the total amount of debt is higher than 120.000 denars for natural persons and independent...
Zoran Zaev promised 5% economic growth, and we cannot move above 2.5% for 2 years. There is no investment, no job creation, say VMRO-DPMNE. The party points out that 55,000 people lost their jobs last year alone. “If Zaev's measures from the so-called anti-crisis packages were successful, we would not have...
The Development Bank of North Macedonia approved another 733 zero-interest loan applications for the ‘Covid 3’ credit line, realized with financial support from the European Union via the EU4Resilience IPA Programme. According to the bank, thus far, a total of EUR 23 million have been approved for loan applications of...
The number of workers in industry in December 2020, compared to December 2019, decreased by 4.2 percent, according to the State Statistical Office. The data show that the number of workers in the industry in the period January - December 2020, compared to the period January - December 2019, decreased...
The Commission for Infectious Diseases recommended Friday that the current measures preventing the COVID-19 spread should remain in place. The Commission recommends that state and public administration, municipalities and courts continue to operate in shifts, from home or in rotations, depending on the work process, whereas bars and restaurants to...
The member of the executive committee of VMRO – DPMNE Dimitrievska-Kochoska pointed out that the revenues are unrealistically projected for 2021 and they are based on the government's forecast for economic growth of 4.1%. “Regarding what is happening for 2021 again due to the fact that we have lower revenues...
Macedonia with Zaev's incompetent government is convincingly at the bottom in terms of inflow of foreign investments in the region and Europe in 2020, reads the statement of VMRO-DPMNE. The party points out that as of September 2020, there are fewer foreign direct investments in Macedonia compared to Serbia, Bulgaria...
The average monthly net salary paid per employee in November 2020 was 7 percent higher than in November 2019, as a result of rises given to people in arts and entertainment (11.2%), health care providers and social workers (11.2%), and educators (9.5%), according to latest figures released by the...