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Finance Ministry issues state securities worth EUR 71,58 million

The Finance Ministry issued state securities worth MKD 4,4 billion (EUR 71,58 million) at Tuesday’s auction. On Wednesday, the ministry will repay MKD 4,11 billion (EUR 66,88 million) on the grounds of previously issued state securities. “The...
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Public debt drops in Q3

The Finance Ministry published Tuesday data on the government and public debts for the third quarter (Q3) of 2017, showing a drop compared to the previous quarter. The government debt in Q3 amounts to EUR 3,87 billion or 37.8 percent of the...
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Citizens have EUR 3,61 billion in bank deposits

Bank deposits in Macedonia are safe, banks are liquid and stable, while citizens who keep their money at home should deposit them and benefit from this, but also enable banks to allocate more funds where required, heard an event observing World...
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Banking Association marks World Savings Day

Banking Association within Economic Chamber of Macedonia is to mark Tuesday the World Savings Day (Oct. 31). The Association will present certificates to the best bank tellers, who have distinguished themselves in the past year. President of...
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Creditors file for “Feni Industries” restructuring

Komercijalna Banka AD Skopje, Stopanska Banka AD Skopje and Silk Road Bank AD Skopje, the largest creditors of Kavadarci-based ferronickel plant “Feni Industries”, filed Monday a motion to a Veles court for its restructuring through...
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Gasoline, diesel prices rise

Prices of gasoline and diesel as of Monday midnight go up by MKD 0.5, i.e. MKD 1.00 per liter, the Regulatory Energy Commission (REC) says. Under REC’s decision, refinery and retail prices of oil derivatives rise on the average of 2.67...
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450,500 people at risk of poverty in Macedonia

In Macedonia, 21.8% (i.e. 450,500 citizens) are poverty-stricken, show 2016 data of the State Statistical Office. Of those, 9% are in the workforce, while 7.1% are retired persons. According to the statistical data, the at-risk-of-poverty...
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No injured SASA miners in past year, safety investments at EUR 65 million

No miners have been injured in lead-zinc mine “SASA” over the past year, surpassing the previous record of 210 days without an injury. “We are proud of our employees for this feat, bringing SASA closer to the best global practices...
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NBRM: Banking assets on the rise, loan portfolio deteriorates

Liquidity of banking sector in Q2 of 2017 is considered to be at a satisfactory level. Total assets rose by 0.6 per cent as deposits increased to a minimum on quarterly basis. An accelerated rise has been registered of Denar deposits compared...
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Tehnoma 2017: Debate on funding and promotion of innovations

Debate on the commercial aspects of innovations and the opportunities over their funding, as well as Macedonia’s experiences in this field and future strategies for development of innovative business concepts will be held within the 43....