Three-quarters of employees and companies in the country are affected by the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus, according to a survey by Finance Think published in the journal Quality of Life 3: “The economic effects of the corona-crisis“. Survey data show that a high 75.9 percent of respondents said...
President of the Association of Chambers of Commerce of Macedonia Danela Arsovska informed that in cooperation with the Secretary General of the International Chamber of Commerce, John Denton, they jointly started the project for global research with the World Health Organization (WHO) on the challenges the private sector is...
Nearly half or 48% of the companies will not send the workers on forced leave, 19% plan to send them on forced leave, 19% have already sent workers on forced leave and 13% of the companies are considering other option, shows a survey conducted from 7-14 April by the...
Macedonia has only 105 million euros for the war against the coronavirus according to the relocation of funds from the national budget and with 0.2 percent of the state treasury, or only 105 million euros to fight against the coronavirus, the country is ranked last in terms of the...
The inflation rate is not expected to rise, and movement in primary commodity prices until the end of the year is expected to be adjusted downward, National Bank Governor Anita Angelovska-Bezoska has said. According to her, the inflation rate in the first three months of 2020, just like in 2019,...
It is increasingly certain that oil derivatives will become more expensive, despite the fact that the business community and citizens reacted violently to the proposal of the Chamber of Commerce to increase the excise tax by 2 denars. Government sources are also calculating with a growth of 3 denars, the...
  ead of the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) Marko Bislimovski informs that citizens affected by the corona crisis, i.e. receiving minimum wages, will pay their bills for March, April and May in installments without interest. In an interview with Radio Free Europe, he informed that during the next month, the most...
The low-cost airline carrier WizzAir announced on Friday that as a result of extended travel restrictions for all foreign flights to and from Macedonia, it continues to suspend flights to the country until May 16. Passengers with reserved tickets affected by these suspended flights who have made reservations directly on...
Greek government has extended the temporary suspension of all transport services – air, rail and road – to Macedonia and the ban prohibiting Macedonian nationals from entering into the country until May 15. Joint decision of the Ministers of Health, Infrastructure and Transport and Maritime and Island Policy, which remains...
The government is pursuing a fiscal and social policy, but lacks the overall macroeconomic management of the economic crisis that has resulted from the pandemic with the new coronavirus, according to University Professor and SDSM’s former Finance Minister Nikola Popovski. The government is late in taking many measures and creating...