Facts about Macedonia


  1. Strategically located for future business expansion - Strategically located
  2. First country in South East Europe to sign the Stabilization and Association agreement  with the European Union  in 2001  - Stabilization and Association agreement  with EU
  3. Excellent infrastructure
  4. EU & NATO candidate country
  5. Fast company registration
  6. Modernized electronic Real Estate Cadaster- electronic Cadaster
  7. “One Stop-Shop “system for border cross trading-One Stop-Shop
  8. Electronic payment of Taxes
  9. The Regulatory Guillotine project - cutting red tape-Regulatory Guillotine
  10. Lowest taxes in Europe
  11. Available skilled workforce
  12. High quality of life
  13. Political stability
  14. Monetary stability
  15. Macroeconomic stability
  16. 31st Index of Economic freedom, World rankings 2017
  17.  Business-oriented Government
  18. 11th  EASE OF DOING BUSINESS World Bank’s Doing Business 2018 Report
  19. Standard & Poor’s affirms Macedonia at BB- ( stable credit rating 2017)
  20. Fitch affirms Macedonia at BB (stable credit rating 2017)
  21. FTAs with EU, EFTA, CEFTA countries; Turkey and the Ukraine; providing access to over 650m customers
  22. Two international airports: Skopje and Ohrid
  23. Two Pan-European corridors: East-West Corridor 8 and North-South Corridor 10