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Economy

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Welfare to triple in 2019

Welfare as a guaranteed minimum income to triple for vulnerable families, welfare beneficiaries to be re-qualified and reactivated on the labor market, while access to child benefits to be facilitated within the reforms of the social system...
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Rice from Kocani region is not genetically modified

The rice from Kocani region is not genetically modified, results from super analysis made in the German laboratory “Eurofins HOS Testing” in Sofia showed. Director of the State Agriculture Inspectorate Blagoj Indov told Tuesday’s press...
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Government to release tender for universal household electricity supplier

The Government released Monday a tender for a universal household electricity supplier. The tender, which runs through December 3, is open for all 28 licensed electricity suppliers. The Government expects the procedure to be completed by the...
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Gasoline, diesel prices upped

The prices of gasoline will increase by MKD 1.5 per litre as of Monday midnight, the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has decided. Thus, the new price of EUROSUPER BS-95 is MKD 72.5 per litre and that of EUROSUPER BS-98 remains the same MKD...
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Government, EIB to sign EUR 100 million agreement

The Government, the Macedonian Bank for Development Promotion and the European Investment Bank (EIB) will sign Tuesday an agreement over the use of EUR 100 million by small and medium enterprises (SMEs). As of October, companies can apply for...
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No more “Made in Macedonia”: Product declaration to include adjective and footnote

The declaration “Made in Macedonia” on Macedonian products will be replaced with the term “Macedonian”, but also with a separate footnote to explain that “the product was made in North Macedonia”. This is provided...
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Central Securities Depository to launch digital tool for end users

The Central Securities Depository will promote Monday a new digital tool that enables fast and simple access to its services. The web portal is intended for 530 issuers or 70,000 owners of securities. Depository director Darinka Damjanovikj...
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Eight organizations to receive US grants

Eight organizations will receive one-year grants within the USAID Business Ecosystem Project on Friday. The grants aim to improve existing and develop new business services for micro, small and medium enterprises in Macedonia. The grants will...
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It is unclear how Greece’s bankrupted PPC bought Angjusev’s EDS for EUR 5 million two months before signing of Prespa Agreement

Just two months before the signing of the Prespa Agreement, the Greece’s state-owned Public Power Corporation (PPC) acquired the Macedonian electricity trading and supply company EDS Group of the Deputy Prime Minister and close associate...
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Zaev: We have no problem whether “Made in Macedonia” will be written on Greek products

After the verification of the agreement signed by Macedonia and Greece, the Greek producers will have a period of three years to decide whether they will declare their products as “Made in Macedonia” or “Made in Greece”. In...