Tuesday, 14 August 2018 | News today: 19

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Ohrid’s new bus terminal officially opens

Ohrid’s new bus terminal was launched Wednesday with an opening ceremony attended by PM Zoran Zaev, Delfina Tours owner and investor Adnan Ismail, and Ohrid Mayor Jovan Stojanoski. The city’s new bus terminal, located at the same...
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Reduced travel costs for MPs in Parliament’s 2019 budget

The Parliament’s Budget Council discussed Wednesday the 2019 draft-budget of MKD 575,8 million (EUR 9,35 million). Travel costs for MPs have been cut by a third, there are funds for 75 MP offices and the same number of assistants, start...
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Kosovo reverses decision on increased tariffs

Kosovo’s government has reversed its decision increasing agricultural import tariffs, Minister of Economy Kreshnik Bekteshi told a press conference Tuesday. “Kosovo’s Parliament took into consideration Macedonia’s arguments...
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Turnover in retail trade increased

According to the preliminary data of the State Statistical Office, in June 2018, in comparison with June 2017, the turnover in retail trade increased in the following groups/classes: Retail sale of food, beverages and tobacco (by 8.2% in nominal...
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ERC to decide on water and gas distribution tariffs

The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) is to hold Tuesday two preparatory sessions. ERC is to decide on amendments to the Rulebook for regulating tariffs for transmission, management and distribution of natural gas and regulating tariff for...
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Heating price to drop as of August 1

The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) decided Monday to reduce the heating price in Skopje as of August 1. ERC president Marko Bislimovski said the distribution price for Balkan Energy Group (BEG) consumers drops by 3.1 percent, Skopje-Sever...
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Macedonia awaits Kosovo duty decision

It is still uncertain if and when will Kosovo withdraw the decision on increased duties of agriculture products. The Kosovo government will hold a session over the issue on Tuesday. “We will await for the outcome of tomorrow’s session,”...
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ERC to announce heating prices

The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) is to announce Monday heating prices. Additionally, ERC is to hold three preparatory sessions. ERC decided to reduce the electricity price by 0,1 percent as of July 1.
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NBRM: Households, companies take more loans in Q2

Households and the corporate sector have contributed to the rise of the credit activity in Q2 of 2018, says the National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia (NBRM). The bank’s latest report shows that the credit growth by the end of Q2...
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Minister Bekteshi in Kosovo over duty decision

Economy Minister Kreshnik Bekteshi is set to meet Friday in Pristina with Kosovo Minister of Trade and Industry Bajram Hasani over the increased duties for fruit and vegetable imports. Kosovo introduced the temporary measure on July 18, imposing...