Skopje, 19 October 2018 (MIA) – Finance Minister Dragan Tevdovski said Friday the Government has undertaken series of measures to help the private sector.
“Growth in Macedonia in recent years was mainly based on state interventions, which is not productive. This included project Skopje 2014, the building of monuments does not move the economy forward. Macroeconomic indicators show that the private sector is starting to move in a positive direction, including growth in industrial production by 5 percent, rise in exports by 14 percent in the first half of 2018. FDIs have doubled compared to previous years, unemployment rate has dropped,” said Tevdovski.
According to him, the key for the country to move forward is its integration in NATO and EU, because this is the largest stimulus for investors. ik/