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Dinner – Trade Mission – March 21, Four Restaurant

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B2B Meetings – Trade Mission – March 22, DoubleTree by Hilton

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ARC Automotive Visit – Trade Mission – March 22

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Healthcare Task Force Meets with the Health Advisor to the Prime Minister

AmCham Healthcare Task Force held a meeting with prof. Dr. Ana Daneva-Markova, a Health Advisor to the President of the Government of the Republic of North Macedonia, on February 24, 2022. The Healthcare Task Force’s goals were presented during the meeting, emphasizing the need to improve access to innovative medicines and medical devices. In this […]

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Digital Transformation Committee Meeting – February 10

AmCham Digital Transformation Committee held its 2022 kick-off meeting on February 10, 2022. The Committee members discussed the latest phishing attacks in the country, highlighting that these attacks were one of the most sophisticated attacks in the region. It was noted that these types of events can be reported to the National Center for responding […]

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AmCham Members Participate in an ESG Reporting Guideline Workshop organized by Macedonian Stock Exchange

On February 17th, AmCham members had a unique opportunity to participate in the Workshop where the new ESG Reporting Guideline was presented. The Workshop was organized by the Macedonian Stock Exchange for listed companies exclusively, but was open to AmCham members, as well. The Macedonian Stock Exchange has published its first Environmental, Social, and Governance […]

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An ESG Committee within AmCham has been established

AmCham ESG Committee held its first-ever meeting on February 09, 2022, establishing its foundations with our visionary and ESG-driven member companies. All Committee members supported the endeavors for establishing a committee that will promote and raise awareness for the benefits of the ESG Concept as its primary goal and will work on the readiness of […]

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AmCham Participate in the Process for Creating a Smart Specialization Strategy

The Smart Specialization Strategy aims to build a modern approach to economic development based on knowledge, innovation, and linking science and business. It focuses on identifying the key domains where the country has the expertise, capacity, and competency, based on national economic, innovative, and research potentials. Four key domains have been identified within this project, […]

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AmChams in Europe Stands in Solidarity with the People of Ukraine

Friday, 25 February 2022 – AmChams in Europe, the umbrella organization for 46 AmChams in 44 countries across Europe and Eurasia, stands in solidarity with the people of Ukraine. The ongoing invasion of Ukraine violates international law and endangers peace and security across the region. It poses a clear threat to fundamental values of human […]

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OKTA Received Philanthropy Award 2021 for the Project “Be IN, be Inclusive, be Included”

“Horus” Association awarded OKTA with 2021 Philanthropy award for their partnership in the project “Be IN, be INclusive, be INcluded” with the Step by step Foundation. In 2021, as a result of this cooperation, three inclusive playgrounds were built in elementary schools in Skopje, Dojran and Struga. The partnership was established within the framework of […]

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AmCham North Macedonia Hosts the U.S. Embassy and Government Representatives

AmCham North Macedonia hosted on February 18 a meeting with the U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission, Mr. Eric Meyer and Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs in the Government of North Macedonia, Mr. Fatmir Bytyqi. At the meeting discussion was held about the importance of promoting positive economic agenda, fostering and promoting greater economic cooperation […]

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DHL uses 100% Second Life, Eco packaging

Recently, DHL offered its customers innovative, recycled and eco-friendly packaging for smaller shipments, called “DHL Eco Flyer”. This Flyer is made of recycled materials, where the transformation process uses renewable energy, zero water, no acid or bleaches, and it does not generate any pollution to the environment. The DHL Eco Flyer can be reused as […]

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Call for Establishing Taxation Working Group

Dear Members, With this call, AmCham would like to emphasize its commitment to the advocacy role and invite you to join the Taxation Working Group. The Working Group’s General Mission will be to contribute to the creation of a modern, stable, and predictable tax framework by representing the business interests of members in shaping the […]

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Call For Establishing ESG Committee

Dear Members, AmCham’s role as a harbinger of change is an integral part of our advocacy activities and with this call, we would like to emphasize it by inviting you to join the ESG Committee – the first knowledge-sharing platform of this type in the country. ESG is the acronym for Environmental, Social and Governance, […]

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Welcome To Our New Member HMD Trucking

With over 20 years of experience, HMD Trucking Inc is one of the fastest-growing trucking companies in the Chicagoland area. The company’s aggressive sales approach and the quality of service are the basis for HMD Trucking strong reputation as a valuable leader in the industry. Its relative competitive advantages include a strong and dedicated Owner/Operator […]

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Meeting With The Central Registry

On September 24th, we had the pleasure of meeting with the Central Registry of the Republic of North Macedonia, under the common commitment to create a better business environment in our country. With the aim of enhancing the cooperation between the public institutions and the business sector, this meeting represents the stepping stone for building […]

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AmCham’s BOD President Attends The Skopje Economic & Finance Forum

AmChams’ BoD President Ms. Maja Filipceva attended the First Annual Conference – “Economic Recovery and Growth beyond Covid”, part of the Skopje Economic and Finance Forum (SEFF), held on September 6 & 7, 2021. The Skopje Economic and Finance Forum (SEFF) is a new initiative by the Ministry of Finance, aimed to facilitate public policy debates on relevant topics for […]

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AmCham Supports The 13th Annual Traditional Food & Blood Drive

For the 13th consecutive September, the US Embassy partnered with the Red Cross of the City of Skopje and the Institute of Transfusion Medicine to collect blood and food supplies for those in need. The Food and Blood Drive started in 2002 to honor the victims, survivors, and first responders of the September 11 attacks […]

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Meeting Of The Advisory Body Of The Customs Administration In RNM

The Advisory Body meeting within the Customs Administration of the Republic of North Macedonia was held on 17th September 2021. During the meeting was stated that the blueprint for development and improving the one-stop-shop system of the Customs Administration is in the final stage. It is expected to be finalized by the end of September, […]

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Bilateral Meeting Between American-Hellenic Chamber Of Commerce And AmCham North Macedonia

Thessaloniki, 5th Southeast Europe Energy Forum On Friday, September 10th, 2021, during the 5th Southeast Europe Energy Forum (SEEF) that took place in Thessaloniki, a bilateral meeting was held between the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce and AmCham North Macedonia. The fifth consecutive SEE Forum is organized by the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce and the Hellenic […]

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Call For AmCham Board of Directors Nomination

Dear AmCham members, At this year’s General Assembly (GA), members will vote to elect 3 candidates for the Board of Directors. (According to Articles 7.1.4 and 7.1.6 of the Agreement for Association).   Minimum one (1) person elected at the GA must be either a U.S. citizen or represent a U.S. affiliated company in North Macedonia.  Therefore, we would like to encourage all members in […]

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Healthcare & Pharmacy Working Group Meeting

On September 2nd, the AmCham Healthcare and Pharmacy Working Group held its second meeting where the members analyzed and discussed some of the key issues concerning the healthcare and pharmaceutical industry, in order to define the objectives for the working group and initiate the development of an Action Plan. The working group agreed on a […]

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Comments On the National Strategy For ICT

AmCham Digital Transformation Committee submitted comments on the National ICT Strategy 2021 -2025 and its Action Plan to the Ministry of Information and Society Administration. AmCham stressed the profound importance of sound establishing of the Digital Agency for successful completion of the digital transformation processes. A clear and precise definition of the management structure of […]

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Regional Cybersecurity For Beginners

Tucked-in safely within the oyster that is our peninsula, the Balkan countries are out of reach from big bad #cybercrime, right? Well, a trip back to recent history might prove that wrong. If so, do we have mechanisms in place to ensure #cybersecurity? Let’s review some #regional #cybersecurity101 in the latest interview of our Let’s […]

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Pivara Skopje Opens New Business premises

Moving closer towards its 100th anniversary, Pivara Skopje has opened its new business premises. This marks the beginning of the company’s new investment cycle aimed at doubling their previous investments in sustainable development over the course of the next 2 years. The new offices are a reflection of the rich heritage and tradition of Pivara […]

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TAV Receives 2 Awards From Airports Council International Canada

We would like to congratulate our member TAV Macedonia for receiving two awards from the Airports Council International from Canada: Skopje International Airport 2020 ASQ – Award for the Best Airport by Size in the region of Europe; and Skopje International Airport 2020 ASQ – Award for the Best hygiene measures by region. This is the sixth […]

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Euroins Insurance Donates Equipment For Sensory Room

EUROINS Insurance made a donation for equipping a sensory room intended for learning and development of students with disabilities. The donation was made within the project “Be IN, be INclusive, be INcluded”, the new sensory room was put into use on 06.09.2021 in the primary school “Blaze Koneski” – Municipality of Aerodrom. The official opening […]

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A1 Makedonija Celebrates 2nd Year Of Activities For Environmental Protection

This September, A1 Macedonia marks the second year of organizing a series of activities aimed at environmental protection that benefit the community and are aimed at a sustainable way of working. One of the latest activities was focused on cleaning parts of the Skopje Fortress, as A1 Makedonija is an official partner of World Clean Up Day 2021. Through […]

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Alkaloid Marks 85 Years Of Establishment

A retrospective exhibition on the historical development of “Alkaloid” and a donation of four million denars to the Clinic for Children’s Diseases in Skopje marked the celebration of the great jubilee of Skopje’s oldest and biggest pharmaceutical company. The first Alkaloid short movie from 1950, the oldest box of medicine and the original approval for […]

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Halkbank Donates An Eco-Inclusive Playground In Tetovo

The Primary School “Istikbal” in Tetovo just opened the first eco-inclusive playground which offers access for children with disabilities. The new playground is a donation of Halkbank AD Skopje within the project “Be IN, Be INclusive, Be INcluded” which aims to improve accessibility in schools by creating or procuring inclusive playgrounds, sensor rooms, access ramps, […]

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CASYS joins the openFinance Advisory Group & Board of Berlin Group

As an independent processor, certified by MasterCard and Visa and as a company that strives to practice internationally accepted standards of operation and provide a high degree of security and operational reliability for customers, our member Casys has joined the Berlin Group’s openFinance Advisory Group & Board. “This initiative has a significant role to play […]

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OKTA Supported The construction Of The First Inclusive Playground In Dojran Municipality

At the beginning of the new school year, the Elementary Municipal School “Kocho Racin” in Dojran received a new inclusive playground that can be safely used by all children, including the ones with disabilities. The first inclusive playground on the territory of Dojran is built with support by the company OKTA, as part of the […]

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SASA Honors Mining Day With Employee Rewards And A Significant Donation

Despite the challenges and restrictions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, SASA Mine marked the occurrence of Miners’ Day – August 28th, by giving all 705 employees gifts and monetary rewards, and gave out special awards to 122 employees for their exemplary job performance and outstanding contribution to safety and health at work. Besides honoring its […]

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OKTA Provides Scholarships To UKIM Postgraduates For A Fifth Consecutive Year

OKTA will once again award scholarships to students for the second cycle of studies at the University “St. Cyril and Methodius” in Skopje. Five scholarships will be granted to four faculties at UKIM, for which the company and the University have signed a Memorandum of cooperation, defining the terms and conditions of the scholarships. With […]

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Alkaloid’s CEO Zivko Mukaetov Receives Medal For Merit

President of the Republic of North Macedonia, Mr. Stevo Pendarovski awarded Mr. Zivko Mukaetov, of Alkaloid with a Medal for Merit, at a traditional annual ceremony, held on July 23rd. Mr. Mukaetov received this Medal of Merit, for his professional standards in the pharma industry, for his philanthropic culture and social corporate responsibility. As a […]

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Pakomak Installed The First Reverse Vending Machines

Our member Pakomak shows its proactiveness in encouraging citizens to solidify their recycling habits, by installing the very first reverse vending machines on three key locations in Skopje. Using these machines – the so-called SmartBins, located in Vero Jumbo, Vero Taftalidze, and Vero Aerodrom, people can return cans and plastic bottles, in exchange for “green […]

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