Tag: dimitrieska
Macedonia 27.08.20 | 13:46

Eurostandard Bank was approving bad credits to real-estate developers linked with Zaev’s SDSM party

The Government and state prosecutors refuse to act in the Eurostandard Bank scandal, where companies linked to the Government were taking out credits with little or no collateral, said Gordana Dimitrieska – Kocoska from VMRO-DPMNE. Our information is that such credits were being given for the past...

Economy 24.08.20 | 14:55

VMRO demands an investigation into the politically linked companies who received credits from the failing Eurostandard Bank

Prosecutors need to investigate whether companies from Strumica, linked to the SDSM party, took up credits worth over 55 million EUR from the Eurostandard Bank, said Gordana Dimitrieska – Kocoska from VMRO-DPMNE. With the collapse of the bank owned by oligarch Trifun Kostovski, 200 million EUR...

Economy 16.08.20 | 14:49

Dimitrieska: SDSM destroys another bank that could’ve been saved

The Eurostandard Bank could’ve been saved, but its collapse serves the interests of powerful banking groups, said Gordana Dimitrieska Kocoska from VMRO-DPMNE. According to Dimitrieska, the bank owned by oligarch Trifun Kostovski asked to be put under administration, but was refused by the NBRM...

Economy 14.08.20 | 14:10

VMRO accuses companies linked to SDSM of taking out loans in Eurostandard Bank before it collapsed

VMRO-DPMNE official Gordana Dimitrieska – Kocoska called the prosecutors to investigate which companies from Strumica, linked to the SDSM party, had non-performing loans with the collapsed Eurostandard Bank. The bank lost its licence on Wednesday, shocking the relatively stable banking sector in...

Economy 18.06.20 | 16:10

Dimitrieska says the Finance Ministry is deliberately withholding a World Bank loan and blaming it on her

Deputy Finance Minister Gordana Dimitrieska Kocoska dismissed criticism from the ruling SDSM party that she is withholding 90 million EUR in loans that can be used for coronavirus relief. SDSM and aligned news sites are running a campaign against Dimitrieska, trying to blame her for the worsening economic...

Economy 08.05.20 | 22:38

Only half of the companies that applied for stimulus got any funding

Deputy Finance Minister Gordana Dimitrieska – Kocoska warned that half of the companies who applied for the coronavirus stimulus package still haven’t received any funding. The measures that were put in place will cover some of the salaries of workers in companies who had a serious drop in...

Economy 27.04.20 | 21:08

Dimitrieska: The Government is overspending on public sector hiring in the midst of the crisis

Deputy Finance Minister Gordana Dimtirieska – Kocoska warned that budget revenue has dropped by 21 percent in the first quarter of the year and that the deficit is on trac tto be 43 percent greater than projected. Some could argue that it is logical to have a revenue drop at a time like this. But...

Economy 25.03.20 | 22:24

Dimitrieska: We are the only country that’s even considering to reduce spending

The Government was late in adopting measures that would help the economy as it faces a major drop due to the coronavirus epidemic, said interim Deputy Finance Minister Gordana Dimtirieska – Kocoska, who is appointed in the finance department by the opposition VMRO-DPMNE party. She also strongly...

Macedonia 17.03.20 | 21:50

Dimitrieska: The Government lags badly in responding to the economic blow of the epidemic

Interim Deputy Finance Minister Gordana Dimitrieska Kocoska said that dealing with the economic impact of the coronavirus epidemic is put on a backburner by the Government, which will have serious consequences in the future. The opposition VMRO-DPMNE party, which nominated Dimitrieska, called for emergency...

Macedonia 07.02.20 | 14:26

Dimitrieska calls for an investigation in the TE-TO corruption scandal

Interim Deputy Finance Minister Gordana Dimitrieska Kocoska said that she is closely following the latest reports about massive corruption and fraud involving the TE-TO gas fired energy plant in Skopje, owned by Russian oligarch Leonid Lebedev. The company, that provides much of Skopje’s central...

Macedonia 31.01.20 | 15:26

Dimitrieska: Finance Ministry attempts to hide documents from me undermines the conduct of the elections

Interim Deputy Finance Minister Gordana Dimitrieska Kocoska accused the SDSM party officials in the Ministry of preventing employees from even talking to her, which, she said, will not allow Macedonia to hold free and fair elections. She was nominated to the Finance Ministry, where she holds veto power...

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...

Macedonia 04.01.20 | 10:04

Dimitrieska: We will prevent any transfers that are used to buy votes ahead of the elections

Gordana Dimitrieska – Kocoska, the interim Deputy Finance Minister, said that she will prevent all payments out of the budget that are being used to buy votes in the run up to the elections. Dimitrieska was nominated by the opposition VMRO-DPMNE party to one of the Government positions where her...

Macedonia 31.12.19 | 14:15

Dimtrieska cites the growing debt and failure to complete infrastructure projects as main economic challenges for Macedonia

In a statement with Kurir, the proposed interim Deputy Finance Minister Gordana Dimitrieska – Kocoska said that the Macedonian economy has serious problems, such as growing debt and failure to complete infrastructure projects. Dimirieska is nominated by VMRO-DPMNE to provide oversight in public...