Two minimum wages are not enough to cover the basic monthly expenses of a family of four. The latest calculations of the Federation of Trade Unions of Macedonia show that in November the amount of the minimum basket was 33,742 denars, which is 3,874 denars more than the two...
Last year was difficult for Macedonian agriculture due to false promises and lack of strategy by the government of Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, said VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski in an interview with Netpress, expressing support for farmers of all branches who without exception complain at the low purchase price...
Tourism and hospitality have a significant contribution to the domestic economy, but despite the positive socio-economic impacts that these activities have, they are still most sensitive to external influences such as the current case caused by the global pandemic, according to the Association of Chambers of Commerce of Macedonia. The...
The MPs of VMRO-DPMNE and the coalition, after a 21-hour debate in the Parliament of the Republic of Macedonia, for now, prevented SDSM from giving 33 million euros to Makpetrol, in order for Zaev to gain dominance over TV Telma, VMRO-DPMNE MP Dafina Stojanoska told a press conference on...
The country could have used the 130 million euros, money that Macedonia lost from EU funds, for capital projects, said VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski. The media reported that Macedonia lost 130 million euros from EU funds, not because the EU did not give the money, but because the government and...
Maja Kadievska-Vojnovic, former governor of the National Bank and current professor at the American College, had an interview with the "21 minuta" economy show on TV21, which premiered Thursday. Kadievska-Vojnovic said that this year the country will have a major decline in the economy, of over 5%, created by this,...
According to State Statistical Office data, the average monthly net wage paid per employee in October 2020 was MKD 27,899, a 8.4% increase compared up the previous year. This increase is caused by the increase of the average monthly net wage paid per employee in the sectors Human health and...
  VMRO-DPMNE Vice President and MP Aleksandar Nikolosk made numerous criticisms of the draft budget for the future 2021 were made on Sunday night from the parliamentary rostrum in the debate on the new budget, and said that it was a wasteful theft of citizens' money, where the government would...
The new restrictive measures that will be valid until January 20 came into force yesterday. They, among other things, limited the operation of hospitality facilities until 6 pm, instead of 9 pm. They, in turn, submitted an initiative to the Constitutional Court to assess the constitutionality of this decision...
According to Eurostat data, Macedonia ranked as third poorest country on the European continent, while Albania and BiH ranked first and second as the poorest countries in Europe with a GDP of about 31% of the EU average. The Macedonia GDP reaches only 31 percent of the European average, making...