North Macedonia

VISEGRAD BLOG: European family gathering mostly avoids fights

Robert Anderson in Prague October 9, 2022

European Political Community isolates Russia, welcomes back UK and reassures EU candidate countries.

Report says Russian gas supplies to Europe via TurkStream now endangered

bne IntelIiNews September 29, 2022

Gazprom unit that operates pipeline said to be withdrawing all technical support.

More pain stored up for Emerging Europe in 2023

bne IntelliNews September 29, 2022

Government efforts to shield populations from the energy crisis and rampant inflation have shifted the economic impact to next year, says the EBRD as it downgrades GDP growth forecasts for 2023.

Stagflation taking North Macedonia back to the 80s

Valentina Dimitrievska in Skopje September 26, 2022

Soaring prices have left citizens struggling to cover food and transport costs and worried about how they will afford to heat their homes during the winter ahead.

Desperate Southeast Europe governments scramble for energy resources

bne IntelliNews September 23, 2022

Facing a cold winter, Southeast European countries look to coal from Indonesia, gas from Azerbaijan and oil from Iran.

Head of North Macedonia’s e-commerce platform Grouper joins Serbia’s Ananas, fuelling takeover rumours

Valentina Dimitrievska in Skopje September 18, 2022

Grouper was set up as a startup by North Macedonia’s ex-finance minister Nina Angelovska in 2011.

North Macedonia takes another step towards EU accession despite domestic tensions

Valentina Dimitrievska in Skopje September 15, 2022

The EU's screening process with North Macedonia officially started, but there is persistent unhappiness within the country over concessions made to Bulgaria to unblock the accession process.

North Macedonia’s FX reserves continue to grow in August

bne IntelliNews September 12, 2022

Skopje builds up reserves for second month after several months of decline in fx reserves.

Southeast European governments rush to offer new anti-crisis packages

bne IntelliNews September 9, 2022

Albania and Croatia the latest to announce new measures to help their populations cope with soaring prices.