UPCOMING: Advertising Ethics: Global Trends & Regional Practice – June 29

5th Annual AmCham Event on Business-University Cooperation

AmCham’s Board of Directors

Doing Business with Foreign Companies

Member to Member Learning Session on RANSOMWARE with Piperevski & Associates August 15, 2017

We invite our members to join us on our next session with Mane Piperevski, Consultant at Piperevski & Associates, about the latest software threat – Ransomware. Date: Tuesday, August 22nd Time: 100:00AM – 11:30AM Location: AmCham Executive Office Why: To learn more about the “Ransomware” the malicious code that threatens the companies and their operations, nowadays. […]

Event Highlights: Advertising Ethics – Global Trends & Regional Practice June 30, 2017

The American Chamber of Commerce in Macedonia (AmCham Macedonia) on Thursday, June 29th, organized an event in the spirit of promoting fair competition and responsible business conduct, by hosting a debate on ethical advertising in Macedonia. Top regional experts from this field presented at the event, in an effort to promote the critical role that […]

KPMG Macedonia on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Package – Goals & Challenges May 26, 2017

On May 25th, member KPMG Macedonia held an M2M session to introduce interested members to the OECD’s Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Package and discuss its short and long term implications for MNCs working in Macedonia. KPMG’s Koce Jovanov led the session, providing a brief historical overview of the BEPS, pointing out 15 measures […]

Deloitte on Double Taxation & Social Security Contributions for Expat Staff May 11, 2017

On May 9th, Elena Atanasovska, Tax Consultant at Deloitte Skopje, shared her expertise on overcoming challenges related to companies reducing their tax and social contribution obligations with respect to expat staff. She provided concrete examples of cases she had managed where companies were unable to take advantage of international agreements that Macedonia had signed in […]

Why do (redesigned) performance management systems matter? – Session Highlights April 21, 2017

On April 20th, AAG – Analysis and Advisory Group’s Managing Partners, Verica Hadzi Vasileva-Markovska and Tereza Serafimova, presented the main advantages of successful Enterprise Performance Management System (EPMS) implementation, the pressing need for having an agile workforce and the value it brings both to the employees and the customers. AAG’s team emphasized the role that HR leaders […]

AmCham Promotes Cooperation with Local Suppliers – Event Highlights April 7, 2017

For the third time, AmCham Macedonia hosted a gathering of procurement professionals from foreign companies and potential local suppliers. This time, local companies from a variety of sectors met with Delphi Electronic Systems Macedonia, Pivara Skopje and Lynx Europe (SASA mine). Each company presented their current procurement needs as well as success stories, challenges and opportunities that […]

Announcements & Member News
“Juncker Plan”: 820m euros for SMEs as part of the cooperation between EIF and ProCredit Bank for support of innovative companies August 10, 2017

The European Investment Fund (EIF) and ProCredit Group provide an additional 450m euros for innovative small and medium-sized companies, a total of 820m euros in loans to businesses in 11 countries. The funding provided by the EIF is going to be facilitated through ProCredit Banks in Europe (Germany, Macedonia, Albania, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, […]

Member News
“EVN Volunteers” – new social responsibility project July 27, 2017

A group of volunteers of EVN Macedonia worked on the arrangement and looks of the garden of the regional center for people with intellectual disability – „Poraka Nasha” in Kumanovo. This marked the beginning of the new project “EVN Volunteers” which represents a series of periodical activities that will include all the employees who are […]

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KPMG Macedonia: Changes in the procedures for reporting and payment of personal income tax July 27, 2017

The Macedonian tax authorities announced that a new manner of reporting and payment of personal income tax (PIT) will be introduced starting from 1 January 2018. According to the tax authorities, the changes are intended to simplify the procedures and lower the expenses for compliance with the reporting and payment of PIT both for legal […]

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PwC Macedonia: 2016 PayWell Salary & Benefits Survey Report now available July 21, 2017

PwC Macedonia announces with great pleasure that the 2016 PayWell Salary and Benefits Survey has been finalised. PayWell Macedonia 2016 Salary and Benefits Survey is prepared on compensation data provided by 7 companies from the Industry and IT&C sector. As a result of this survey, Overall Market Report and also two more detailed sector reports are […]

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New AmCham Magazine Released – Summer 2017 Issue July 21, 2017

We are happy to announce the release of the brand new AmCham Macedonia Magazine – Summer 2017 Issue. This issue focuses on advertising ethics and builds on a recent event we hosted to start a local conversation on this issue. In addition to expert articles from each of our panelists from that event, we’ve included insights in […]

Ohridska Banka Societe Generale awarded with Best Bank in Macedonia for 2016 by Euromoney July 21, 2017

Respectable financial magazine „Euromoney“, for the second year in a row, has awarded Ohridska Banka Societe Generale as “Best Bank in Macedonia” for 2017. By awarding this reputable award, “Euromoney” acknowledged the continued development of the Bank at all levels, which contributed to the achieved financial results. At the same time, the achieved successful results […]

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