Thursday, 13 December 2018 | News today: 21

Economy

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Nikoloski: New tax on deposits spells danger for the banking sector

VMRO-DPMNE Vice-President Aleksandar Nikoloski warned of dramatic effects from the latest round of tax hikes and bank red tape announced by the Zaev Government. Nikoloski was especially critical of the announcement of a 15 percent tax on bank...
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Average net wage amounts MKD 24.355 in September: statistics

According to the data of the State Statistical Office, the index of the average monthly net wage paid per employee in September 2018, compared to September 2017, was 4.8. This increase is caused by the increase of the average monthly net wage...
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Zaev hiring adviser on labour and welfare issues

Another advisory job opened in the office of Prime Minister Zoran Zaev. This time he is seeking an temporary adviser on labour and welfare issues, for a salary of 50.000 denars. With this upcoming expansion of his office, Zaev will have a total...
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Government spokesman tries to reassure Strumica citizens concerned over major copper and gold mine

Government spokesman Mile Bosnjakovski said that the Government is constantly in communication with all parties involved in the opening of the Ilovica copper and gold mine near Strumica, and promised that the Government will not allow any development...
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Government plans to limit credit costs

Government ministers adopted a proposal on Wednesday evening which would introduce a limit on consumer credit costs that can be charged annually. According to the Government, the proposal will “protect consumers from exorbitant bank costs”....
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Zaev intends to ban use of wood, oil and coal for heating in a matter of years

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev announced that the Government may ban use of wood, oil and coal for heating individual homes in the coming years, in order to combat the chronic problem of air pollution in Macedonia. Zaev said that it is urgently...
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New border crossing between Macedonia and Greece

Markova Noga border crossing in the Prespa region between Macedonia and Greece should open by 2023, and the entire project is estimated at EUR 4,6 million, said Government Spokesperson Mile Bosnjakovski on Wednesday. According to him, the border...
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Government to issue third public low-cost carriers tender

The third public low-cost carriers tender will be issued, but this time with facilitated conditions, Government spokesperson Mile Bosnjakovski said at Wednesday’s press conference. Government spokesman Mile Bosnjakovski informed today at...
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Kicevo – Ohrid highway to cost additional 187 million euros

The new third annex to the agreement with the contractor for the construction works of Chinese “Sinohydro”, which was adopted Friday by the Government after the one-year negotiations, determined the additional funds announcing...
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Osmani: Athens-Skopje flight best reflects warming relations

It is a privilege to be the first passenger on the renewed Athens-Skopje flight, which best reflects the warming relations between the neighboring countries at the level of strategic partnership. This flight will be beneficial in practice for...