Costs of living in February increased by 0.1 percent compared to January, while retail prices dropped 0.3 percent, the State Statistical Office said today. Compared to February last year the cost of living increased by 0.7 percent and the retail prices by 0.5 percent. Increase in Consumer Price Indexes in...
The number of employees in industry in January 2020, decreased by 3.2% compared to January 2019, State Statistical Office data shows. In January 2020 compared to the same period in 2019, the number of employees in industry decreased by 1.3% in the Mining and quarrying sector, 3.5% in Manufacturing, and...
Catering prices in February 2020, compared to January 2020, increased by 0.2%, State Statistical Office data show. Compared by groups of services, there is 0.4% increase in the index of Food, 0.7% in Alcoholic beverages, and 0.3% in Non-alcoholic beverages. A 0.4% decrease is seen in the group Nights spent. The catering price index...
Nonrefundable 20,000 euros are offered to young farmers up to 40 years of age. By Tuesday they will be able to apply for financial support to boost agricultural production, and this year this financial support has increased from 10,000 to 20,000 euros. The Agency for Financial Support to Agriculture and...
It is too early to talk about numbers and financial losses due to the coronavirus. The situation is closely monitored, the national budget is is good shape and can withstand any shocks, said Finance Minister Nina Angelovska on Monday. The initial reaction hit the capital markets and effects are possible...
Deputy Finance Minister Gordana Dimitrieska-Kocoska posted on her Facebook profile that the government spent MKD 1,363,953,998 on temporary public sector employment, from June 2017 to February 2020. “From 2017 to 2019 alone, the increase in the cost of temporary employment is by 71.32%. How many new ambulances would you buy...
On average, 119.500 employees had a pay rise of MKD 3.500 in January, as a result of a wage subsidies measure for which the 2020 budget has allocated MKD 2.4 billion, Finance Minister Nina Angelovska said in an interview with bankarstvo.mk. Angelovska noted that the purpose of this measure is...
Export of goods in 2018 increased by 21.8 percent compared to 2017, according to the State Statistical Office. According to the published data, the total value of the export of goods from the Republic of Macedonia is 6,921,536 thousand US dollars. The value of the imported goods in the same period...
About 2,500 legal entities are due to have access to free market electricity by March 31. These are mainly state-owned public utilities and municipalities that have until this deadline to choose an electricity supplier. - These consumers should take their obligation seriously and start implementing public procurement as soon as...
Export of goods in 2018 increased by 21.8 percent compared to 2017, according to the State Statistical Office. According to the published data, the total value of the export of goods from the Republic of Macedonia is 6,921,536 thousand US dollars. The value of the imported goods in the same period...