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Economy

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Gruevski: Where are the cheap electricity and MKD 16,000 minimum wage?!

They promised additional hours of cheap electricity for the citizens, and now we are told that the same citizens will pay EVN this cheap electricity through the money from the budget that the same citizens fill with taxes on salaries and other...
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Gruevski: With joint efforts we created 172,000 new jobs

Tonight we gathered here at the ancient theater in Ohrid to mark the 26th anniversary of the largest and strongest youth organization in Macedonia, the Youth Force Union of VMRO-DPMNE (UMS). Let us congratulate the anniversary, let the years...
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Consumer and retail price indexes increased in June

According to the State Statistical Office data, the Consumer Price Index in June 2017, in comparison with June 2016, registered an increase by 1.5%, while the Retail Price Index increased by 2.9%. The Consumer Price Index in June 2017, in comparison...
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Presentation of first MAMFORCE Company Standard in Macedonia

The first MAMFORCE Company Standard in Macedonia will be officially presented Friday in Skopje. MAMFORCE Standard is awarded to organisations that successfully organise their activities and working environment by simultaneously respecting the...
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Regional conference on energy efficiency

A regional conference on energy saving will be held in Skopje on Thursday. It is organized by the Energy Efficiency Center of Macedonia (MACEF), the Energy Agency of Macedonia and the German GIZ organization for international cooperation. The...
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Flexible working hours, shift work in public administration as of Sept. 1

The government of Macedonia at a session on Tuesday reached a decision to introduce flexible working hours for civil servants, including shift work in several institutions, Minister of  Information Society and Administration Damjan Mancevski...
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Hospitality service prices remain steady in June

Hospitality services price index remained steady in June compared to May 2017, and was up by a point compared to June 2016. The State Statistical Office informed that the only price increase in June of this year was in the category of alcoholic...
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Exports rise 15.1 percent up to May

The total value of exported goods from Macedonia in period January-May amounted to EUR 1,96 billion, a 15.1% increase compared to the same period last year. The value of imported goods in the same period was EUR 2,71 billion, or 12.1% more...
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Farm association demands minimum wheat price of 12 denars per kilogram

The Federation of Farmers of Macedonia (FFRM) demands that the wheat price is set at 12 denars per kilogram and calls for state sponsored purchase of grain in 2017. FFRM, which represents more than 100.000 mostly smaller farms said that the...
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Kumanovo will promote its tourism offer

The city of Kumanovo allocated 400.000 denars (6.500 EUR) to promote its tourism offer to potential visitors. Town hall representative Zoran Pavlovski said that the funds will be used to print flyers presenting the Kumanovo landmarks and sites...