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The Government contradicts the IMF and the World Bank

The government is seriously committed to stabilizing the Pension and Disability Insurance Fund thus setting up a governmental council that is run by the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy, Mila Carovska said Thursday. The Minister of Labor...
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Meeting on the financing of Corridor 8 railway slated for December

Western Balkan leaders and transport ministers at a meeting on Dec. 6-7 with representatives of the World Bank and the European Investment Bank (EIB) will discuss financing and construction of a railway on Corridor 8 linking Macedonia, Bulgaria...
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IMF: Mandatory retirement age must be raised

The mandatory retirement age in Macedonia is lower than the average in Europe, the International Monetary Fund writes in the recommendations for the country’s economy. The IMF recommends that mandatory retirement age must be raised, and changes...
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Skopje hosts international conference on solid waste management

International conference on the topic “Macedonia Networking in the World’s Solid Waste Management Trends” takes place Nov. 23 and 24 in Skopje organised by the Macedonian Solid Waste Association (MSWA). The conference is in conjunction...
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IMF: Macedonia needs stronger fiscal consolidation

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Wednesday that the formation of the new government is a turning point for the Macedonian economy, and underscored this as an opportunity to rebuild policy space and revive reforms. Macedonia needs...
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Macedonia, Bulgaria approve memorandum to cut roaming charges

The governments of Macedonia and Bulgaria have given green light to a memorandum of understanding between the Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications of Bulgaria and the Macedonian Ministry of Information Society and...
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MATTO: Macedonia to bolster cooperation with Turkish regions

There is room for Macedonia and Turkey to at least triple their trade exchange, namely to increase it from US$ 315 million to one billion. To that effect, Macedonia should cooperate with Turkish regions – large markets of several million...
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Police, PRO conduct inspections in Bitola and Prilep

The Ministry of Interior and the Public Revenue Office (PRO) conducted inspections in several restaurants and bars in Prilep, Bitola and other places on Saturday evening. Details over the operation would be announced later in the day. A similar...
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Parliament adopts decision on reallocation of funds among budget beneficiaries

The Parliament adopted Saturday the Government’s decision over reallocation of funds among budget beneficiaries by 51 votes “in favor” and 25 “against”. The reallocation of MKD 1,65 billion (EUR 26,8 million) among...
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WB: 1.5% economic growth in Macedonia in 2017

Macedonia’s priority is fiscal consolidation with a growing level of revenues and improved efficiency of revenues and expenditures, the World Bank says Thursday in its Western Balkans Regular Economic Report. Due to the prolonged political...