Macedonia Country Dashboard – 2019 Q4 update

1. Gross domestic product: GDP growth in 2019Q4 was relatively high at 3.4 percent YoY, contributing to the 3.6 percent annual growth for the year (graph 1). Graph 1: Real GDP growth, quarterly data Source: State Statistical Office of Macedonia In production terms, all economic sectors had a positive contribution for the quarter except manufacturing…

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Policy Contribution 1/2020: Covid-19 Anti-Crisis Measures – Weekly Update

It all began as a health crisis, far from Europe and Macedonia, but Covid-19 quickly lead to a global economic crisis. Stock markets crashed, oil prices dropped sharply, production stopped, factories and shops began to close, and workers were sent on forced leave. The crisis has just begun and companies are already making losses, facing…

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