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Macedonia to spend more energy in 2018: Energy Balance

Macedonia will spend 2.7 percent more energy in 2018, show projections of next year’s Energy Balance. Oil products will have the largest share in spent energy (51.5%), followed by electricity (28%), biomass (10.5%) and coals (5.3%). A...
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Economy is sinking – Macedonia drops 28 places on Forbes list for business

The Forbes Magazine ranked Macedonia 63rd on the list of world’s best countries for business. That’s a drop of 28 places compared to last year’s ranking where Macedonia was ranked 35th. This year, the UK in the first place...
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Prices of cadastre services drop

New, reduced price lists for services offered by the Agency for Real Estate Cadastre (AREC) have entered into force. Prices of diverse AREC services are lowered between 20-90 percent, said director Boris Tundzev and Minister of Transport and...
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Sugareski to propose two annexes to contract for Kicevo-Ohrid highway to Chinese company

We are likely to propose two annexes to the contract for Kicevo-Ohrid highway to the Chinese company Sinohydro. The first annex will refer to the construction deadline extension for another three years, while the second annex will cover the...
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Gasoline, diesel prices slightly up

Gasoline and diesel prices go up by MKD 0.5-1 as of Monday midnight, says the Regulatory Energy Commission (REC). The new price of gasoline EUROSUPER BS-95 is MKD 66.5 per liter, EUROSUPER BS-98 – MKD 68, EURODIESEL (D-E V) – MKD...
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Women less paid than men for same job position

Women are paid about 18 percent less than men for the same job position and qualifications, and are represented by 25 percent less compared to men at the labor market. Furthermore, women spend about 2,5 hours more than men at the job doing...
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MPs to discuss supplemented draft-budget

The Parliament is set to discuss the supplemented 2018 draft-budget at a plenary session on Friday. The opposition has said it would not take part in the debate. The text incorporates a portion of the amendments that were accepted during the...
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MMA to discuss situation in mining sector

The Macedonian Mining Association (MMA) within Economic Chamber of Macedonia will hold a meeting Thursday to discuss current situation in the mining sector. Representatives from the ministries of economy and the environment as well as the non-governmental...
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Tourism develops, but needs overall strategy

Tourism development has been on the rise in recent years, however in order to accomplish better results it is necessary to develop tourist zones, infrastructure, to increase the number of hotel accommodation capacities, to make legal changes...
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Presentation of ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ award

Economy Minister Kreshnik Bekteshi presented Tuesday the 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year award at a ceremony organized by the Macedonian Chambers of Commerce, Macedonian Enterprise Development Foundation, Economic Chamber of North-West Macedonia,...