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Macedonia to introduce counter-measures if Kosovo sticks to duty decision

Macedonia has officially asked for withdrawal of Kosovo’s temporary decision regarding the increase of duties on fruit and vegetable imports. If Kosovo fails to withdraw the decision, Macedonia will take measures to protect domestic production,...
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Average net salary up 7.1 percent in May

The average monthly net wage paid per employee in May, compared to the same month in 2017, was higher by 7.1 percent, amounting to MKD 24,509 (EUR 398). This increase results from the higher average monthly net wage paid per employee in sectors:...
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Minister Nikolovski expects Kosovo to withdraw decision on duty hike

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Economy Ljupco Nikolovski expects Kosovo to withdraw its decision over increased duties for fruits and vegetables. Nikolovski told reporters on Thursday that the decision violates the Central European...
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Macedonia signs OECD Convention

Republic of Macedonia has signed the Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the Council of Europe. More than 120 countries have signed the Convention,...
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Macedonia mulling whether to introduce counter-measures for Kosovo: minister

The introduction of a 30-percent duty for produces imported in Kosovo does not imply a trade war between Macedonia and Kosovo, Economy Minister Kreshink Bekteshi said Wednesday. “The measure is not designed against Macedonia, it is introduced...
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Macedonia, Kosovo to jointly apply for cross-border projects on tourism development

Bordering regions in Macedonia and Kosovo will jointly apply for European funds for tourism development, agreed Economy Minister Kreshnik Bekteshi and Kosovo Minister of Regional Development Rasim Demiri on Wednesday. “We shared experiences...
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MRT budget to increase by EUR 3 million in 2018

The Parliament’s Committee on Transport and Communications endorsed Monday the draft-budget review of the Macedonian Radio Television (MRT), thus increasing its funding by EUR 3 million in 2018. MPs of the ruling majority said the review...
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Public Revenue Office, Macedonian Chambers of Commerce to tackle shadow economy

Losses to the national budget incurred by illegal businesses are tremendous, said Daniela Arsovska, president of the Macedonian Chambers of Commerce, speaking at a press conference held Wednesday to announce the newly signed Memorandum for...
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Macedonian airports handled over 1 million passengers by mid-2018

Exactly 1,041,583 passengers were handled at the two airports in Macedonia in the first months of 2018. An annual increase of 21% was registered compared to the first half of last year, TAV Macedonia – the company operating the airports...
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Consumer and retail price indexes increased in June

The Consumer Price Index in June 2018, in comparison with June 2017, increased by 1.4%, while the Retail Price Index increased by 2.8%, State Statistical Office informs Monday. The Consumer Price Index in June 2018, in comparison with the previous...