Skopje, 22 November 2018 (MIA) – Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and Vice Premier for Economic Affairs Koco Angjusev met Thursday with a delegation of the German Committee on Eastern European Economic Relations, led by its Executive Director Michael Harms, accompanied by German Ambassador Thomas Gerberich and representative of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Helke Tolksdorf.
PM Zaev highlighted the fact that Germany is Macedonia’s largest trading and strategic partner, with a 47-percent share in its total trade exchange, the Government said in a press release.
He said a number of German companies are operating in Macedonia, announcing new investments and enlargement of businesses, in light of the expected NATO membership and the start of the EU accession negotiations, which contribute to lasting peace, stability and regional security.
“Germany and its business community can help Macedonia in developing its economy through experience sharing and transfer of new knowledge and technologies,” added Zaev.
Vice Premier Angjusev said German companies are always welcome in Macedonia, expressing gratitude for the initiative over the establishment of a joint management committee.
“Macedonia offers opportunities for new investments, which I hope you will consider. The new law on investment support and company competitiveness provides support and equal investment conditions of domestic and foreign companies. I invite you to invest and be a part of this investment programme,” stressed Angjusev.
The German delegation presented their viewpoints on the possible fields of cooperation and operations in Macedonia, reads the press release.