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Four Western Balkan countries urge Kosovo to fully revoke tariffs on produces

Agriculture ministers from Macedonia, Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, and a representative of Montenegro, on Wednesday in Belgrade welcomed Kosovo for its decision to partly lift trade barriers, but urged it to withdraw tariffs for other...
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Regional ministers to meet over Kosovo duty increase

A meeting of regional ministers, hosted by Serbian Minister of Trade Rasim Ljajic in Belgrade on Wednesday, is expected to produce a joint stance over the decision by Kosovo to increase customs duties for fruit and vegetable imports. The meeting...
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Kosovo gov’t expected to rescind tariff measure: minister

The Kosovo government is expected to declare its position about the decision under which it increased tariffs for fruit and vegetables, Ljupco Nikolovski said Tuesday. The Minister of Agriculture said he expected Kosovo to rescind the measure. “The...
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Gasoline, diesel prices drop

Gasoline and diesel prices drop by MKD 1-1.5 as of Monday midnight, says the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC). The new price of EUROSUPER BS-95 is MKD 71 per liter, EUROSUPER BS-98 will cost MKD 73 per liter, EURODIESEL – MKD 62.5,...
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NBRM: Rise in consumption and housing loans

Loans for households in June increased by one percent on a monthly basis and 9.7 percent yearly, show data of the National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia (NBRM). Consumption and housing loans have registered the biggest increase, with the...
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MPs to discuss changes to minimum salary law

Changes to the Law on Minimum Salary on the agenda of Monday’s Parliament session aim to urge employers having financial problems with the payment of increased salaries to employees, who receive up to MKD 18,000 (EUR 292). The financial...
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Fund for Innovations says procedure of first call on Economic Growth Plan is transparent

The Fund for Innovations and Technology Development said Sunday that the procedure for conducting the first public call for co-financed grants of the third pillar of the Government’s Economic Growth Plan is completely transparent. “We welcome...
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Angjusev urges his companies’ co-owners to withdraw applications for Government’s Economic Growth Plan funding measures

Deputy PM for Economic Affairs Koco Angjusev urged co-owners of his companies to reconsider decision and to withdraw applications for funds of Government’s Economic Growth Plan. “Economic Growth Plan is a model based on Government’s economic...
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Macedonia to introduce counter-measures if Kosovo sticks to duty decision

Macedonia has officially asked for withdrawal of Kosovo’s temporary decision regarding the increase of duties on fruit and vegetable imports. If Kosovo fails to withdraw the decision, Macedonia will take measures to protect domestic production,...
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Average net salary up 7.1 percent in May

The average monthly net wage paid per employee in May, compared to the same month in 2017, was higher by 7.1 percent, amounting to MKD 24,509 (EUR 398). This increase results from the higher average monthly net wage paid per employee in sectors:...