Category: Economy
Economy 21.01.20 | 21:58

Zaev asks for another mandate so he can focus on the economy

Former Prime Minister Zoran Zaev asked the voters for another four year mandate, promising that this time he will focus on the economy. Zaev used broad terms about his economic program, but promised to grow the economy. I will personaly dedicate myself with enormous dominance in the economy, so there...

Economy 21.01.20 | 11:17

No name, no date, no ajvar, no wine, but that’s why there is “North Macedonian” cuisine

Macedonian Zoran Stefanovski living in Berlin wrote a lengthy post on Facebook along with photos of the Berlin international fair for food and agriculture, where our country also took part. In his post, Stefanovski expressed his disappointment with how our country was presented. Our country was presented...

Economy 20.01.20 | 21:20

Mizrahi: Sanela Skrijejl with party agenda exerts pressure on employees

We regret to inform the public that the additional Deputy Minister, Sanela Skrijelj, is creating an intrusion into the normal functioning of the Labor Ministry led by Minister Rasela Mizrahi. Sanela Skrijelj outside the legal framework blocks the work of the Minister, impedes the normal functioning of...

Economy 18.01.20 | 18:19

Dimitrieska: It’s sad when the Finance Minister is bragging with the high demand for our debt bonds

Interim Deputy Finance Minister Gordana Dimitrieska Kocoska denied the claim from Finance Minister Nina Angelovska, who claimed that the public budget is well serviced. If the budget is really doing so well, why does the Minister keep adding new debt to provide liquidity? Or is it because she wants to...

Economy 16.01.20 | 17:17

Destination: Kosovo – SDSM begins building its first highway and it’s two kilometers long

Over the past nearly three years, the Zaev regime was able to complete two major highways started and largely built by the previous, Nikola Gruevski led Government (Demir Kapija – Smokvica and Skopje – Stip), and hopelessly drag out the third (Kicevo – Ohrid). But no new highway construction...

Economy 16.01.20 | 11:32

Bezhoska: We are lowering the interest rates, but they are still higher than the European ones

Unlike some developed economies where interest rates are around zero, in our region, central bank interest rates continue to be positive, which depending on the specific circumstances of each economy indicates that the monetary policy space in these countries is likely to be larger, informed the Governor...

Economy 16.01.20 | 10:13

SDSM will lose permanently in elections, and VMRO-DPMNE will inherit reduced pensions, budget hole, fake capital investments

During his interview with Alsat TV on Wednesday, VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski pointed out that the primary task of the VMRO-DPMNE-led government was to fight for higher pensions and salaries. An extremely high-quality team is working on the economic program, compared to what the government...

Economy 15.01.20 | 15:42

One week out of government, present already received: Sekerinska gives 1.6m euros tender to Angjusev

Radmila Sekerinska gave Koco Angjusev a New Year’s present worth 1.6m euros. Namely, the Ministry of Defense, headed by Sekerinska, will pay 1,600,000 euros for this year’s consumed electricity to the former deputy prime minister in charge of economic affairs in Zaev’s government, Koco...

Economy 14.01.20 | 22:48

Sekerinska and Angjusev made business deal for New Year’s Eve

The Ministry of Defense, headed by Radmila Sekerinska for this year’s consumed electricity will pay 1,600,000 euros to the still-current deputy prime minister in charge of economic affairs in Zaev’s government, Koco Angjusev, according to the Bureau of Public Procurement’s website. On...

Economy 14.01.20 | 17:10

Everything in my power and within the laws will be taken for social work center employees to get better working conditions

Today I payed a working visit to the social work centers in Tetovo and Gostivar where I had a meeting with Darko Obalic, director of the Tetovo center and Nada Velickovska, director of the Gostivar center, interim Labor Minister Rasela Mizrahi wrote on Facebook. My commitment and interest are the conditions...

Economy 13.01.20 | 17:23

Business sinks, and insolvency grows: Macedonia’s economy has optimism in words, not in deeds

Gordana Dimitrieska – Kocoska is the interim deputy minister of finance proposed by VMRO-DPMNE. She says that it is an honor, but also a great responsibility for her, in such difficult times for the Republic of Macedonia to influence the macroeconomic flows. In an interview with Netpress she explains...

Economy 13.01.20 | 16:00

Dimitrieska: We paid a high price for having an unreliable business climate

Interim Deputy Finance Minister Gordana Dimitrieska – Kocoska blames the outgoing SDSM led Government for creating an unstable business climate and for its pervasive corruption. In an interview with Netpress, Dimitrieska says that these were the main impediments for the Macedonian economy. Adopting...

Economy 12.01.20 | 14:04

‘Quit for the family’: Audio tape features Ohrid inspector receiving threats from Agriculture Minister’s Office

“Ekonomski Lider” has obtained a scandalous audio recording of a conversation between Tome Mojsovski, Adviser to the Minister of Agriculture Trajan Dimkovski and a person employed in the Ohrid Inspectorate. The recording features Mojsovski, who is considered one of the closest people to the...

Economy 10.01.20 | 14:25

Aracinovo farmer waiting for three years to get compensation for flood damage

A farmer from Aracinovo, Ekrem Jaji has waited three years to be transferred funds for his fruit plantation that was completely destroyed during the catastrophic flood in 2016. Although he duly reported it, he has complete documentation backed up by a report from the State Agriculture Inspectorate that...

Economy 09.01.20 | 14:10

Dimitrieska Kocoska: Profit tax drop, inadequate planning are part of the data that is hidden and distorted

Additional Deputy Minister of Finance Gordana Dimitrieska Kocoska at Thursday’s press conference at the Ministry of Finance expressed disappointment with, as she said, the obstruction of her work at the Ministry. Yesterday we witnessed an unfortunate event where a letter from the Minister’s...

Economy 09.01.20 | 13:16

Angelovska denies forbidding communication with Dimitrieska-Kocoska

Finance Minister Nina Angelovska denies that she has forbidden communication with the additional Deputy Minister of Finance Gordana Dimitrieska-Kocoska. The Finance Ministry issued a denial. It says there is no forbidden communication, explaining that it is part of the working procedures.

Economy 08.01.20 | 17:17

PRO prepares criminal charges against the Boki 13’s International Association, BJM and Tomato

The Public Revenue Office informed Wednesday the media that three criminal charges have been prepared against legal entities involved in the “Racket” case following the inspections carried out in the past period. It is about the NGO of the first defendant Bojan Jovanovski known as the International...

Economy 08.01.20 | 16:57

Dear employees, you have an honest colleague in me: Soon it will be known what the government wants to hide

Additional Deputy Minister Gordana Dimitrieska-Kocoska responded to the scandalous letter to the employees at the Ministry of Finance by Minister Nina Angelovska, forbidding them to communicate with the Additional Deputy Minister. The forbidding of communication only confirms the fear of revealing the...

Economy 08.01.20 | 10:44

Angelovska forbids Finance Ministry employees to communicate with additional deputy minister Dimitrieska-Kocoska

Scandalous letter to the employees at the Finance Ministry by Minister Nina Angelovska forbidding them from communicating with additional Deputy Minister Gordana Dimitrieska-Kocoska. The letter was sent early in the morning after Dimitrieska-Kocoska took office, after she was voted in Parliament as a...

Economy 07.01.20 | 17:23

Macedonian companies have all but abandoned the idea to push for a change in the date when Christmas is celebrated

Macedonian businesses have given up on their initiative to change the date when Christmas is celebrated. Macedonia marks Christmas according to the Julian, old style calendar, on January 7th, but businesses have often pushed to have it moved to the Gregorian calendar on December 25th, in order to bettter...

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