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Industrial production in Q1 up by 5.2 percent

Industrial production in the first quarter of 2018 increased by 5.2 percent, said the State Statistical Office on Friday. Industrial production in March compared to the same month in 2017 was up by 4.6 percent. March industrial production in...
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Greece’s PPC buys Macedonia’s EDS Group for EUR 4,8 m

Greece’s state-owned Public Power Corporation (PPC) signed Wednesday an agreement for acquisition of the Macedonian electricity trading and supply company EDS Group for EUR 4.8 million. EDS Group, founded in 2012, has subsidiaries in Serbia,...
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Corridor X highway section Demir Kapija-Smokvica put into use (video)

Highway section Demir Kapija-Smokvica, which marks the completion of the Corridor X passing through Macedonia, was put into use on Monday. The 28,2km-long section will shorten travel times at highway ‘Friendship’ by 25 minutes....
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Significant decrease in the average net wage in Macedonia

The average monthly net salary paid per employee in February 2018 was MKD 23,158. This is a significant decrease compared to the previous month, January when the State Statistical Office reported that the average net salary amounted to MKD...
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NBRM presents first polymer banknotes

The National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia (NBRM) presented Monday the first polymer banknotes in denomination of Denar 10 and Denar 50, which will be put into circulation as of May 15. The difference between polymer and paper notes...
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New highway section Demir Kapija – Smokvica opens

New highway section Demir Kapija – Smokvica, which is part of the Pan-European Corridor X, will be officially opened Monday. Ribbon cutting ceremony will be addressed by PM Zoran Zaev, Transport Minister Goran Sugareski and EU Ambassador...
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Export value rises 13% in first three months of 2018

Goods estimated at half a billion euros have been exported in the first three months of 2018 by the companies currently operating in the free economic zones in Macedonia. Johnson Matthey, the British company that opened plants in the Skopje...
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DSWB6: Fake news – challenge for traditional media

Macedonia is not spared from the fake news phenomenon. The problem is not new and the technological development increases the threat of fake news. ‘Fake news undermines the trust in and is the main challenge for traditional media,’ Macedonia’s...
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DSWB6: Western Balkan countries outline digital transformation goals

Western Balkan countries pledge to reduce roaming charges within the region and with the European Union and have defined the goals for digital transformation aimed at bolstering cooperation and economic development, thus facilitating their...
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EU donates 300 PCs and 18 cars to Agriculture Ministry

A donation of the European Union, consisting of 18 Dacia vehicles and 300 PCs – estimated at €1.4 million, was handed over Thursday to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Economy. 14 cars will be used by the staff of the...