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Skopje hosts international conference Women in Energy

To raise awareness about the importance of gender balance in the energy sector and to identify adequate strategies and programs that will help in sharing knowledge and experience with leaders, employees and professionals in energy is the goal...
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World Bank sees Macedonia growing by 2,8 percent this year

World Bank forecasts predict that Macedonia will grow by 2,8 percent in 2017, with growth accelerating to 3,3 percent in 2018 and 3,8 percent in 2019. The predictions are largely in line with the other countries in the Balkans. Albania is seen...
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Nearly 7,900 vacant jobs registered in Q1

Job vacancy rate in the first quarter of 2017 is 1.60%. In this period, statistics show that there are 7,871 vacant jobs in Macedonia. The job vacancy rate is the highest in section related to administrative and support service activities –...
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Gruevski: We leave to SDSM a country with nearly 170.000 more jobs opened

Shortly before the vote on Zoran Zaev’s proposed Government, VMRO-DPMNE leader Nikola Gruevski also took the floor in the Parliament to discuss his 10 years long mandate as Prime Minister and the events of the wiretapping affair which...
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Central Bank warns against investing in cyber currencies

The Macedonian Central Bank (NBRM) issued a press release warning against investing in virtual currencies such as Bitcoin, which, NBRM said, is illegal under Macedonian law. This comes after growing popularity for online courses in Macedonia...
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Chamber of Accountants expects that minimum fees rule will protect them from competition

The Chamber of Accountants, which is part of the Association of Chambers of Commerce, welcomed the introduction of minimum fees for accounting services which will cover unlicensed accountants, and will effectively register all accountants. “This...
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Work begins to repair the Resen – Carev Dvor road

Work has began on repairing a damaged 1,7 kilometers long section of the Resen – Carev Dvor regional road in the Lake Prespa region. Resen Mayor Gjoko Strezovski said that the national public Macedonia Roads company has helped Resen in...
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Switzerland will support projects worth 69 million EUR over the next four years

Switzerland will make 69 million EUR available over the next four years to support various reform programs and projects in Macedonia. Main goals, according to Ambassador Sybille Suter Tejada, will be to help Macedonia reach European standards,...
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State Statistical Office published data on newly formed and abolished companies for 2015

A total of 6.877 new companies were registered in 2015, and 6.249 were de-registered. Compared to 2014, the number of newly registered companies dropped by 4 percent, and it amounted to about 10 percent of the total number of companies in the...
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Industrial production drops by 1,9 percent in April

Industrial production dropped in April 2017 by 1,9 percent compared to the same period in 2016, the State Statistics Bureau informed. Overall, in the first four months of the year the industrial production dropped by 1,6 percent. By industry,...