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Komercijalna Banka Produces Electricity with its own Photovoltaic System

Komercijalna Banka’s photovoltaic system produced 100 MWh of electricity in the last 3 years, preventing a release of 56 tons of CO2 emissions into the atmosphere. The photovoltaic system was installed on the bank headquarters’ roof in December 2018, contributing to cleaner air and healthier environment, an imperative on a global level and as such, […]

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New Perspective of the Economic Dialogue Between North Macedonia and Bulgaria

On February 1st, in Skopje, a Business Round Table “Economic Dialogue 2022” between government representatives and 15 different chambers from the Republic of North Macedonia and Republic of Bulgaria was held. The meeting followed the official talks between the two Government representatives’ part of the newly established working group on Economy, Trade and Innovation. At […]

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600 Hours Voluntary Work in 6 Days by Johnson Matthey’s Employees

To mark the International Voluntary Day on December 5th, Johnson Matthey’s employees started voluntary work to support the local community. This initiative was carried out by forty-five employees, volunteering for a total of six hundred hours in just six days. Their voluntary work included cooking meals for marginalized groups of people in cooperation with #retvitni […]

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AmCham Holiday Party

The event was a perfect wrap-up of another challenging year and a lovely occasion to reconnect and celebrate the holiday season, with the sounds of the American traditional pop music and spread the holiday cheer. It was wonderful to see the U.S. Ambassador Byrnes, representatives from the US Embassy, and our members at this year’s […]

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SASA Donates for the Persons with Disabilities

On the occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on December 3rd, SASA made a donation to the Day Care Center for disabled persons, whose services are used by 15 individuals from Makedonska Kamenica. The donation included beds, air conditioners, toys and school supplies. “By providing a continuous support to the people with […]

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Career Opportunity – Corporate Relations Manager

ABOUT AMCHAM NORTH MACEDONIA AmCham North Macedonia is a business organization representing companies of all sizes across every sector of the economy by sharing their voice in promoting a sustainable, predictable, and competitive business landscape through advocacy and events as well as sharing best practices. AmCham North Macedonia is an accredited member of The U.S. […]

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Komercijalna Banka Receives Two Awards from Top Financial Magazines

This year, Komercijalna Banka has been awarded by two international financial magazines – “Global Finance” and “The Banker”, confirming that the bank managed to overcome the challenges opposed during the pandemic and continue to be a factor of stability for their clients and partners. The international magazine “Global Finance” awarded Komercijalna Banka for the best […]

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Pivara Skopje and EVN Selected among the 8 Finalists Within the “Trust in Business Initiative”

Two members of the AmCham North Macedonia – EVN and Pivara Skopje were chosen as one of the eight best projects within the Trust in Business Initiative, launched by the AmChams in Europe and the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE), based in Washington. The initiative aims to promote the best practices of how companies […]

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OKTA Supports the World Hunger Day

To mark the 40th Anniversary of the Red Cross’s branch within Okta, the company made financial donation to support the “Think of Us” Campaign, as part of the World Hunger Day.  “Humanity and volunteerism are values that Okta cherish since its establishment. This year we mark 40th anniversary of the Red Cross Association in Okta […]

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Pivara Skopje Opens First E-Shop

Following the customers’ needs and habits imposed by the covid pandemic, but also, driven by the digitalization and opportunities that e-commerce can offer, Pivara Skopje opened its first e-shop, designed to provide its customers with simple and fast access to their favorite brands via highly secure payment system. Opening such an e-shop is just one […]

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Komercijalna Banka Expands its Network of Digital Kiosks

Komercijalna Banka is expanding its network of digital kiosks to new locations within its branch network across the country, providing individuals a self-service access to pay for utility bills faster in comparison to the traditional method of payment via bank counters. The bank’s network of modern digital kiosks currently includes 15 kiosks at 12 different […]

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Healthcare & Pharmacy Working Group Meeting – November 9

Members of the Healthcare & Pharmacy Working Group held their fourth regular meeting on November 09, 2021. One of the topics of this meeting’s agenda was the review of the survey results that had been conducted among the group, before. The goal of this survey was to identify and define the top three priorities for […]

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The “3 Seas Initiative” Demonstrates The Path To Successful Digitalization And Practical Regional Cooperation

Interview with Mr. Jordan Dimitrovski – Member of the Board of Directors of AmCham, General Manager of Aitonix, on the highlights from the digitalization panel at the “3 Seas Summit and Business Forum”, how it demonstrates the significance of successful digitalization, and the opportunities that an initiative of this magnitude creates for the neighboring countries. […]

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The Three Seas Initiative Gives Opportunities For Regional Cooperation

As part of the efforts to broaden the regional cooperation between AmChams in the Balkans, last month, AmCham North Macedonia’s Board of Directors hosted Mr. Petar Ivanov, AmCham Bulgaria’s Executive Director, to discuss joint opportunities and possibilities for collaboration of the two countries. Following the initial meeting in Skopje, and upon invitation of AmCham Bulgaria, […]

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Call For Comments & Proposals On National Strategy For ICT

The ongoing digital revolution is having a significant impact on almost every aspect of the way we live. It is changing the way we are doing business and the way we work and live. What matters is how fast as a society we can react and adapt to the changing world. Therefore, the Government of […]

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Virtual Shareholder Meetings- Working Group Meeting

Another regular meeting of the working group for VMS was held last Monday, July 19,  to assess the need for amending the Company Law in terms of virtual shareholders meetings. It was concluded that there are several web-based platforms that can fully support these types of meetings, therefore no interventions are recommended for the relevant […]

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One-Stop-Shop Working Group Meeting

The One-Stop-Shop working group held its regular meeting on June 29th, 2021. The main topic of this meeting was to coordinate the approach to the Central Trade Registry in North Macedonia in order to establish a long-term partnership with the relevant institution. It was decided the AmCham’s new Policy Manager to draft up a letter […]

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Are Cyber Criminals Just Criminals? Or Something Worse?

The pandemic has shone a light on the importance of digitalization, but as we focus on the spotlight, we seem to neglect what lies in the dark corners of the ever-changing cyber-universe. Cybercrime is not some new concept or a new threat, it has been here since the creation of the Internet. However, the consequences […]

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Networking Event With Board Of Directors & Ex-Officios

It’s been a year of virtual meetings, online conversations and digital connections, and we were all excited to get back in touch with each other in person. On June 29th, we had the immense pleasure of hosting our very first networking event this year with our Board of Directors and our Ex-Officios. Despite the summer […]

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Overview Of The Skopje Economic Forum

June 23rd was quite an exhilarating day, as the Skopje Economic Forum was held for the very first time. The Forum’s main objective was providing an opportunity to identify and assess key growth challenges, learn from policy experiences in other countries, support the adoption of corporate social innovation practices in the private sector and identify […]

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Initiative For Amendment Of The Tax Treatment On Covid-19 Vaccination Expenses

INITIATIVE FOR AMENDMENT OF COVID-10 VACCINATION EXPENSES TAXATION As the immunization of the population has started on a larger scale, companies have been undergoing processes for immunization of their employees. Having in mind that the vaccination in North Macedonia is moving at a slower pace, many companies have resorted to organizing immunization for their employees […]

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ESG Best Practices Call – Projects Submitted

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues have traditionally been of secondary concern to business, however we are glad that things are changing and AmCham is paving the path toward that change. Nowadays, we are proud that our members are already engaging and implementing projects and best practices that contribute to ESG factors. AmChams in Europe, […]

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Welcome To Our New Member – Agile Pro Solutions

It is our pleasure to welcome our new member: Agile Pro Solutions! Motivated by today’s constantly evolving world where success is measured by client satisfaction and employee commitment, Agile Pro Solution (APS) was founded with the ideal of bringing European professionals to American companies. With over 11 years of experience, the company has redefined the […]

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Kernel Group Is AmCham’s New Member

It is a pleasure to welcome Kernel Group to the AmCham business community! Kernel Group, a privately owned IT company, was founded with the mission to enable its customers to achieve a sustainable, high-value, and competitive advantage through the effective use of advanced information technology solutions. Kernel Group tailors solutions based on clients’ business needs, […]

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47 Years Pivara Supports The Traditional Galichnik Wedding

After a one-year break due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the tradition of the famous cultural and stage event Galichnik Wedding resumes on the upcoming weekend. At this year’s 47th edition of this authentic event, the solemn vows in the picturesque Galichnik will be delivered by Katerina Ilievska and Filip Bundovski, whose descent is from Galichnik. […]

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DHL Express Macedonia Increases Its Transport Capacity With Boeing 737-400SF Aircraft

Since July 5, 2021, DHL Express Macedonia, the largest courier company in the field of express transport and logistics, has increased the capacity of its fleet in Macedonia. For the first time at Skopje Airport, the 36.4 meter DHL Express BOEING 737-400SF aircraft with 23 tons capacity, flew in. This aircraft will operate 5 days […]

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AmCham Members Receive Recognition For SDG Leadership

We are proud and delighted to share that on June 23rd the Konekt Association awarded the new leaders of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) more than half of which are AmCham members. The Sustainable Development Awards are held for the second time, in partnership with the Global Compact Network in the Republic of Northern Macedonia, […]

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Kostal Is Improving Education In Advance Production Technologies

Kostal Macedonia promoted the pilot project “Training for advanced technologies in the automotive sector” which is implemented in cooperation with the Swiss organization HELVETAS. The project is aimed at improving the knowledge and interest in advanced production technologies for electric parts and hybrid vehicles, for the teaching staff but also for some of the students […]

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Stopanska Banka AD Skopje Donates Medical Equipment For The Clinic “St. Naum Ohridski”

The University Clinic for Surgical Diseases “St. Naum Ohridski ”in Skopje is an important surgical center which in pandemic conditions and transformation of a large part of the hospital facilities into COVID centers, played an even more intensive, important role in the public health. Stopanska Banka AD – Skopje, following the donation of the ultrasound […]

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45.000 Tons Of Packaging Waste Per Year REcycled By Pakomak

We are proud that a great number of AmCham members are also members of PAKOMAK, the first waste management consortium in North Macedonia. According to CEO Filip Ivanovski, during recent years, the Pakomak system has reported (licensed) about 45,000 tons of packaging waste per year generated by its members. In 2019, Pakomak collected and took […]

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“Digitalization, Now!”- Webinar Series By Makedonski Telekom

Makedonski Telekom has just initiated a series of webinars – “Digitalization, now!” in which they intend to describe the necessary steps for digital transformation and bringing digital services closer to small and medium enterprises. Keeping up with changing work needs, adapting to new circumstances, and finding which digital tools will enable continuity and success is […]

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Halkbank With An Action For Planting 9.200 New Trees

Halkbank is actively investing in improving the ecological environment for current and future generations. Globally, the company is part of the Priceless planet coalition with Mastercard, which aims to plant 100 million trees worldwide over the next 5 years. Halkbank started its mission for a green planet a few years ago and so far it […]

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A1 Macedonia Launches A1 Future Hub

A1 Macedonia prepares for the future – strengthening its culture of learning, skills acquisition and focuses on digital and flexible working, and has therefore launched the A1 Future Hub, a development program that will prepare colleagues for what lies ahead! While some of the companies in our country in the past had a really big […]

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Skopsko Supports the Macedonian Football Team In The EU Cup

Pivara Skopje and SKOPSKO reached an agreement with the Football Federation of Macedonia (FFM) to support the Macedonian national football team in its performance at the upcoming European Championship, which will be held from June 11th to July 11th this year. SKOPSKO, as a proven friend of sports and an inseparable part of all important […]

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25 Years Of Successful Cooperation – Alkaloid & MSE

Alkaloid AD Skopje is one of the three most traded companies on the Macedonian Stock Exchange. It is a part of the “Macedonian Stock Exchange” since its establishment in 1996. During the past 25 years of existence, this institution has ensured efficient, transparent, and secure functioning of the stock exchange flows in the country, in […]

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USJE Donates CRP Capillary Determination Device

The University Clinic for Gynecology and Obstetrics – Skopje received a donation of a device for capillary determination of CRP which optimizes the delivery of antibiotic therapy to infants. The device is a donation from Cementarnica USJE AD Skopje for newborns from the Department of Neonatal Intensive Care and Therapy in Skopje. In addition to […]

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