Monday, February 26, 2024
The head of the Trade Unions of Macedonia (SSM), Slobodan Trendafilov, criticized on Wednesday the draft law on temporary and occasional jobs, noting that it is impermissible for an EU candidate country to formalize its informal economy. According to Trendafilov, it is devastating to propose a law that would eliminate...
Industrial production in 2023 compared to 2022 records growth of 0.7%, whereas industrial production in December 2023 compared to the same month in 2022 dropped by 5.8%, said the State Statistical Office (SSO) on Wednesday. In December 2023, compared to December 2022, industrial production recorded a decline by sectors of...
The Republic of Macedonia maintains its credit rating of BB- with a stable outlook, according to the agency Standard & Poor's, despite unfavorable external influences. The agency anticipates accelerated economic growth, a moderate level of public debt, and fiscal consolidation. Positive impact is expected from progress in EU integration. Standard...
As of Monday midnight, the prices of gasoline and diesel fuels as well as extra light household oil will increase by MKD 1.5 per liter, the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) said in a press release on Monday. The retail prices of EUROSUPER BS-95 and EUROSUPER BS-98 gasoline, of EURODIESEL (D-E...
It has never been worse in the economy – GDP growth per capita in 6 years is twice as low as the countries in the region. From 2017 to 2023, GDP per capita in Macedonia grew by only 20%, while in BiH it grew by 42%, and in Serbia,...
Skopje, 24 January 2024 (MIA) - The Skopje International Airport saw close to 2.9 million passengers in 2023, which makes it the fifth busiest airport in the region. Of all the commercial aiports in former Yugoslavia, Belgrade Airport served a record number of 7.95 million passengers, Zagreb ranks second...
The price caps measure is being extended until February 29, 2024, instead of until January 31, 2024. According to SDSM, basic food products, such as rice, flour, bread, other bakery products, biscuits, wafers, pasta, meat and meat products, milk, eggs, cheese, and other dairy products will continue to be sold...
German retail chain Lidl will launch its operations in North Macedonia at an event held in Rechica industrial zone near Kumanovo on Wednesday. The company will start the preparatory activities for construction of a logistics and distribution center, an investment worth about EUR 80 million and opening more than 150...
The Republic of N. Macedonia, strongly committed to implementing the ambitious reform agenda, has maintained macroeconomic and financial stability, achieved all the goals set and, according to the mission of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), continues to fulfill the criteria for access to the Precautionary and Liquidity Line (PLL),...
Since the beginning of the buying campaign, more than 6,000 tons of tobacco have been purchased at a price of MKD 330 per kilogram. It is little and the purchase is taking place slowly, state the State Agriculture Inspectorate. “Over 6,000 tons of tobacco have been purchased so far. No...