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Seavus Donates IT Equipment to FINKI July 15, 2014

On 9 July, the largest IT company in Macedonia, Seavus made a donation in IT equipment to the Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering (FINKI) in Skopje for students engaged in embedded system courses. Seavus President Kocha Boshku and Seavus Embedded Division Manager Blagoj Kupev presented the donation to the Dean of the Faculty – […]

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UACS Enterprise – New Courses for Professionals

By perceiving the challenges that clients currently face, University American College Skopje redefined the executive education and introduced – UACS Enterprise. Understanding that organizations today have diverse needs, our solutions are designed from an organization’s perspective and address the issues that confront business and people. Our focus is on moving the needle for organizations in […]

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Lepovo Domain – Nature transformed into a sophisticated wine July 11, 2014

At the gala event, rendered in black and white, the first ultra-exclusive Macedonian wine brand “Lepovo Domain” was promoted. The new wine brand got its name after the beautiful location, the Lepovo estate, where nature is especially inclined to each wine maker. The sun, the water, the wind and the soil, make a perfect balance […]

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Gold & Silver Medals – Kamnik Winery at Cité Internationale 2014

The Kamnik winery participated on Cité Internationale 2014, an international event, with two of their wines, the Cuvée de Prestige 2012 and Chardonnay Barrel Fermented 2012, both winning significant recognition. The participation of the Kamnik Winery at such an event in France is signification for the brand itself, as well as for the promotion of the country among the international wine audience.

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Okta Started Equipping the Intensive Care Unit at the Children’s Clinic July 9, 2014

The first phase of Okta’s campaign “Chance for Life” has been completed. Pulse meters, aspirators and perfusors are already installed and functioning at the Intensive Care Department at the Children’s Clinic.  “This is the first part of Okta’s donation. Furthermore, we will continue to raise awareness  and to gather donations from citizens, organizations and other […]

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Become AMSM Member with Just a Few Clicks!

Become AMSM member on-line and save with the special promo prices valid until August 31st, 2014. All AMSM membership packages are now available 24/7 on-line, with only few clicks on you computer.

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New Vitalia’s Protein Products – Sport Bar and Sport muesli! July 8, 2014

Vitalia launched new line of their nutrition products – Sport Bar and Sport Muesli, the only protein bar and muesli on the market that offers rich content of nutrients, specifically designed for athletes. By using dietary fibers and proteins as ingredients these products creates satiety and builds muscle mass. As a source of protein, carbohydrates […]

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Eurostandard Bank AD Skopje mergers with Postal Bank AD Skopje

Eurostandard Bank AD Skopje has announced it has officially merged with the Postal Bank AD Skopje, starting from July 1st, 2014. This merger, will position Eurostandard Bank on medium level on Macedonia’s bank market, opening new and larger possibilities for Bank’s growth and development, for strengthening of its potential and financial performances, portfolio and client base expansion and further increase of […]

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ProCredit Bank Macedonia’s Rating Upgraded July 3, 2014

In 2014, the international credit rating agency Fitch Ratings has upgraded ProCredit Bank Macedonia’s long-term issuer default rating from ‘BB+’ to ‘BBB-’. This upgrade follows an upgrade of the parent company, ProCredit Holding, based in Frankfurt, Germany, which is the main shareholder of ProCredit Bank Macedonia.  The rating takes into consideration the degree of support […]

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Sparkasse Bank Makedonija Calls for Support of the Summer camp “Medo Shtedo” July 2, 2014

Sparkasse Bank Makedonija in cooperation with City Red Cross of Skopje and Media Print Macedonia provided financial support to the SOS Children’s Village, in order to send 35 children in summer camp “Medo Shtedo”, in Hotel Solferino, Struga. During the holiday the children will participate in various sport and recreation activities that will be organized […]

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Red Cross Info Session June 27, 2014

On June 26th, 2014 the Red Cross of the Republic of Macedonia organized the 6th Partnership Meeting for AmCham’s member organizations. During the meeting, the participants had an opportunity to gain valuable information about what are the main activities and responsibilities of the Red Cross, how companies can cooperate with them and what are the […]

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Big humanitarian project by Stopanska banka AD – Skopje „GIVE WITH A SMILE“ for the children that need it the most! June 20, 2014

Stopanska Banka initiated a big humanitarian project today under the motto “GIVE WITH A SMILE” which invites everybody to contribute to this by simply giving their smiles. The goal of the project is to accumulate the biggest donation of medical equipment so far for the children clinics around the country which will ensure for better medical care of the children that most need it.

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Doing Business with Foreign Investors in Macedonia June 18, 2014

AmCham Macedonia organized an info session with representatives of Johnson Matthey, EVN Macedonia and Van Hool presenting to local suppliers opportunities for cooperation, and established key procedures and standards in the procurement process.

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Stopanska banka AD Sets Regional Benchmark in eCommerce Protection June 4, 2014

Stopanska banka AD became the first CEMEA user of a new solution in Visa’s information products line up which helps issuers reduce the risk of eCommerce fraud using real-time, risk-based transaction analysis.The service is now available free of charge for all Visa and MasterCard payment cards issued by Stopanska banka in Macedonia.

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“Life Skills” Initiative Continues with “11 Oktomvri” Orphanage June 3, 2014

AmCham Macedonia would like to thank Ivana Dojcinovska – Stojanovic, Wabtec MZT Skopje and Julika Shundovska, Humanopolis for holding a career counseling session with high school students from the “11 Oktomvri” Orphanage, as part of our Life Skills Program. If you or your colleagues would be willing to volunteer as a trainer for “11.Oktomvri” students this year, […]

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Advancing Business-University Cooperation Conference June 2, 2014

AmCham’s conference on ”Improving the cooperation between universities and the business community” was part of working toward meeting our strategic objective to encourage the business relevance of higher education programs and increase the number of internships. The event was officially opened with addresses by Ms. Michelle Osmanli, Executive Director of the American Chamber of Commerce in […]

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Business-University Cooperation Survey Results

As part of our Advancing Business-University  Cooperation Conference, we developed and conducted surveys for the business community and students, gathering information from our member companies and student organizations that we cooperate with. According to the collected results (~50 company respondents), the most companies say they cooperate with universities via internship programs, though 35-49% also said […]

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AmCham Macedonia Support of Zlaten Sremac May 28, 2014

AmCham members are encouraged to donate goods/services in kind to renovate the “Zlaten Sremac” school for roughly 150 children with special needs in Skopje.

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Floods Relief Appeal from AmCham Serbia! May 27, 2014

The Government of Serbia has announced that the preliminary estimate of the damage is above EUR 1 billion. Members of AmCham Serbia have shown tremendous solidarity and so far donated, either in cash or in kind, more than EUR 6.5 million.Unfortunately, this amount represents just a small fraction of the necessary funds for the country’s recovery. Any type of support is more than welcome.

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IPR Workshop with Teachers May 5, 2014

AmCham Macedonia in order to raise awareness among young people for the intellectual property rights (IPR) concepts, in 2013 translated and adapted two publications “Learn from the Past, Create the Future: Inventions and Patents“ and “Learn from the Past, Create the Future: Arts & Copyright”into Macedonian and Albanian, published by World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). This year, on […]

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New Emerging Macedonia Issue released on “Volunteerism in Macedonia” April 25, 2014

In the Spring Issue of Emerging Macedonia Magazine you can also read about:
- Is Volunteering a Luxury?
- Increasing Volunteerism in Macedonia
- ArcelorMittal Foundation’s Global Volunteerism Model
- AmCham Bulgaria’s Volunteering Tradition
- Transfer Pricing in Focus

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Check AmCham’s 2013 Annual Report April 11, 2014

Amcham Macedonia published an electronic version of the 2013 Annual Report. In the Report you may find the key AmCham accomplishments in 2013, which include summary of educational, expertise and networking events, advocacy efforts on policy issues over the year and year-end financial statements.

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AmCham & KPMG in Macedonia Publish Key International Standards in Macedonian March 27, 2014

AmCham Macedonia in cooperation with KPMG Macedonia published OECD Transfer Pricing Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and Tax Administrations in Macedonian, on March 20th, 2014 in Hotel Karpos. More than 50 representatives of the international business community, international organizations and local enforcement institutions attended the cocktail to mark the completion of this important project.

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Join an AmCham Committee! March 2, 2014

If you are interested in contributing to AmCham’s policy and advocacy efforts, please consider joining one of our issue-based committees this year. Our committees are always open to new energy and ideas. You can learn more about each of them via the following links: CSR Committee; IPR Committee; Legal & Tax Committee; WFD Committee. To […]

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AmCham’s Position Paper on the Financial Discipline Law December 16, 2013

AmCham Macedonia sent a Position Paper on the Draft Law on Financial Discipline to members of the Parliamentary Commission on Economic Issues, the Ministry of Finance, key members of the diplomatic community and other Chambers of Commerce.

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AmCham Signs onto Call to Improve the Donations & Sponsorships Law September 19, 2013

AmCham Signs onto Call to Improve the Donations & Sponsorships Law One of AmCham Macedonia’s key priorities is to advance the state of companies’ engagement in and commitment to corporate social responsibility. Having a functional law that encourages such practices is a key part of achieving this goal. Thus, AmCham Macedonia recently joined a call for the […]

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