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Wineries have financial problems but expect to purchase the entire diminished grape harvest

Wineries have complained about problems with financial inflows and finding markets for their goods, but have assured the Agriculture Ministry that they will purchase the full grape harvest for this year. Minister Ljupco Nikolovski had his first...
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Eurowings to launch Skopje-Munich route as of October

The low-cost carrier Eurowings, member of Lufthansa group, will inaugurate a new route linking Skopje and Munich as of Oct. 31, thus establishing a connection between Skopje’s Alexander the Great Airport and the Munich International Airport,...
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VMRO-DPMNE accuses SDSM of unsustainable debt policies

VMRO-DPMNE said that the SDSM led Government fiscal policies are pushing Macedonia into unsustainable debt and has badly affected the foreign currency reserves. SDSM responded saying that the Government has reduced the overall public debt. “The...
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Government ‘makes no decisions on electricity hike’

No decision has been reached by the government to increase electricity prices, Koco Angjusev’s office says Wednesday. In fact, the government is not the one in charge of deciding on prices of electricity, the office of the Deputy PM for...
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Statistics show improvement in the manufacturing confidence index

Statistics show improving manufacturing confidence in July 2017, both compared to the previous month and to the previous year. The regular polls of business leaders show that the State Statistics Bureau manufacturing confidence index grew by...
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Finance Ministry issues bonds 43,93 million EUR

The Finance Ministry issued a new bond auction on Tuesday, amounting to 2,701 billion denars (43,93 million EUR). “We have issued 28 miliion EUR in bonds maturing at 12 months, with an interest rate of 1,85 percent, 1,3 million EUR in...
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VMRO-DPMNE accuses SDSM of increasing the debt, spending money from the foreign reserves

VMRO-DPMNE accused the SDSM led Government of greatly speeding up the increase in state debt and its decision to spend part of the country’s forex reserves. “Every day we are 1,5 million EUR further in debt, on average. Hourly,...
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Dimovski says he is taking over as SSM union leader, police intervened on his behalf

Union organizer Dejan Dimovski held a press conference on Monday to announce that he will be taking over as President of ha SSM Association of Unions of Macedonia, the largest union organization in the country, from Zivko Mitrevski. Last week...
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84,778 tourists visited Macedonia in June

84,778 tourists visited Macedonia this past June spending 197,016 nights, which is an increase of 18.1% in the number of tourists and a rise of 14.6% of the nights spent compared to June 2016. The number of domestic tourists in June 2017, compared...
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VMRO-DPMNE seeks no-confidence motion against Environment Minister

MPs of VMRO-DPMNE and the For Better Macedonian coalition in Parliament on Friday filed a motion of no confidence against Minister of Environment and Physical Planning Sadula Duraki. VMRO-DPMNE deputy Liljana Zaturoska accused the new government...