Facts about North 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 candidate country
  5. North Macedonia has signed a protocol on the accession to NATO on 6th February 2019
  6. Fast company registration
  7. Modernized electronic Real Estate Cadaster- electronic Cadaster
  8. “One Stop-Shop“system for border cross trading-One Stop-Shop
  9. Electronic payment of Taxes
  10. The Regulatory Guillotine project - cutting red tape-Regulatory Guillotine
  11. Lowest taxes in Europe
  12. Available skilled workforce
  13. High quality of life
  14. Political stability
  15. Monetary stability
  16. Macroeconomic stability
  17. Business-oriented Government
  18. 10th  EASE OF DOING BUSINESS World Bank’s Doing Business 2019 Report
  19.  1st IN TOTAL TAX RATE IN THE WORLD PwC and World Bank Group Study 2015
  20. Fitch affirms Macedonia at BB+ positive (stable credit rating 2019)
  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