Sunday December 09 2018
Macedonia - Credit Rating at 47.50


Standard & Poor's credit rating for Macedonia stands at BB- with stable outlook. Fitch's credit rating for Macedonia was last reported at BB with positive outlook.





Friday December 07 2018
Macedonia Consumer Spending at 107564.00 MKD Million


Consumer Spending in Macedonia decreased to 107564 MKD Million in the third quarter of 2018 from 109558 MKD Million in the second quarter of 2018.





Friday December 07 2018
Macedonia Government Spending at 24736.00 MKD Million


Government Spending in Macedonia decreased to 24736 MKD Million in the third quarter of 2018 from 25188 MKD Million in the second quarter of 2018.





Friday December 07 2018
Macedonia GDP Current Prices at 172067.00 MKD Million


GDP Constant Prices in Macedonia increased to 172067 MKD Million in the third quarter of 2018 from 161210 MKD Million in the second quarter of 2018.





Friday December 07 2018
Macedonia Employment Rate at 45.10 percent


Employment Rate in Macedonia increased to 45.10 percent in the third quarter of 2018 from 44.88 percent in the second quarter of 2018.





Friday December 07 2018
Macedonia Economic Activity Rate at 56.97 percent


Labor Force Participation Rate in Macedonia increased to 56.97 percent in the third quarter of 2018 from 56.91 percent in the second quarter of 2018.





Friday December 07 2018
Macedonia Employed Persons at 759445.00


The number of employed persons in Macedonia increased to 759445 in the third quarter of 2018 from 755073 in the second quarter of 2018.





Friday December 07 2018
Macedonia Unemployed Persons at 199325.00


The number of unemployed persons in Macedonia decreased to 199325 in the third quarter of 2018 from 202398 in the second quarter of 2018.





Friday December 07 2018
Macedonia Unemployment Rate at 20.80 percent


The unemployment rate in Macedonia decreased to 20.8 percent in the third quarter of 2018 from 22.1 percent in the same period of the previous year. It was the lowest jobless rate since series began in 1993, as the number of unemployed persons fell by 12 thousand to 199.3 thousand and the number of employed rose by 16 thousand to 759.4 thousand. Meanwhile, the labour force participation rate increased to 57 percent from 56.8 percent and employment rate increased to 45.1 percent from 44.2 percent in the three months to September of 2017. In the second quarter of 2018, the jobless rate was higher at 21.1 percent.





Friday December 07 2018
Macedonia GDP Annual Growth Rate at 3.00 percent


Macedonia’s gross domestic products expanded 3 percent year-on-year in the third quarter of 2018, the same as in the previous three month period, remaining the strongest pace of expansion since the economy shrank 1.8 percent in the second quarter of 2017. Household consumption (3 percent from 1.9 percent) and government expenditure (9.6 percent from 7.7 percent) rose faster while fixed investment continued to contract (-8.5 percent from -16.4 percent). Also, net trade contributed positively to growth, as exports jumped 12 percent (from 14.1 percent in Q2) while imports went up 7.5 percent (from 3.4 percent in Q2).