Economic outlook for Macedonia

An economic outlook for Macedonia from Maximilien Lambertson from The Economist Intelligence Unit, and Macedonia2025 Summit speaker. Full-year 2017 and early 2018 saw economic growth stagnate, owing to the extended political crisis, which resulted in a sharp drop in investment and a contraction in real government consumption. However, private consumption growth was relatively steady supported…

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Country Dashboard: A Return to Higher Growth

Macedonia Country Dashboard – 2018 Q2 update: Macedonia’s economy returned to higher growth in Q2 2018, with real GDP increasing by 3.12 per cent in YE terms and 1.14 per cent over the year (YOY). Q2 2018 marked a return to higher growth for Macedonia as can be seen in graph 1 below. Wholesale and…

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Developments in SEE – Investments, Trade and Prospects

How can the region increase its potential for trade integration and attractiveness for foreign investments? Boosting investment in infrastructure is a key part for increasing SEE investment profile and regional trade. Better transportation, energy and telecommunications networks would help SEE countries to increase productivity, deepen their trade integration and improve their attractiveness for foreign investment.…

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