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MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA. Invest in Macedonia. Development and Investment Possibilities in the Republic of Macedonia. November, 2008. REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA. Area : 25,713 sq.km Capital : Skopje Population : 2.1 million people

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November 2008

MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS

REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA

Invest in Macedonia

Development and Investment Possibilities in the Republic of Macedonia

November, 2008


November 2008

REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA

Area: 25,713 sq.km

Capital: Skopje

Population: 2.1 million people

(69% in age bracket 15-64)

Currency: Macedonian Denar (rate 1€=61.3 MKD)

GDP in 2007: MKD 353 786 million

GDP Growth: 4.1 (2005), 4.0 (2006), 5.1 (2007)

Inflation: 0.5% (2005), 3.2% (2006), 2.3% (2007)

Exports in 2007: US$3.4 billion


Ministry of transport and communications
MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS

The Ministry of Transport and Communications covers the following fields of activities:

ROADS

RAILWAYS

CIVIL AVIATION

HOUSING AND COMMUNAL INFRASTRUCTURE

CONSTRUCTION LAND MANAGEMENT

SPATIAL PLANNING

COMMUNICATIONS


Road infrastructure
ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE

Concession of 7 sections of Macedonian Roads with total length of 560 km with payment at the pay-tolls

Corridor VIII - Romanovce – Uzem (border with Republic of Bulgaria) through Stracin and Kriva Palanka with length of 70km

Stenkovce – Blatze (border with Kosovo) with length of 13 km

Corridor VIII - Gostivar – Trebenishta with length of 93 km

Kafasan (border with Republic of Albania) – Bitola trough Struga, Ohrid and Resen with length of 85 km

Corridor X – Veles - Megjitlija (border with Greece) through Prilep and Bitola with length of 130 km

Veles (Otovica) – Obel (border with Republic of Bulgaria) through Stip and Delcevo with length of 12km

Miladinovci – Stip through Sveti Nicole with length of 49 km

48 companies showed interest. The companies that will successfully pass

the pre-qualification process can apply on the tender procedure.

Rehabilitation and reconstruction of the regional and local road network in the Republic of Macedonia has been initiated by the Government of the Republic of Macedonia and the Agency for State Roads. This project is financed by the World Bank, in total amount of € 70 million and EBRD in total amount of € 50 million


November 2008

DEVELOPMENT OF THE TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE

Pan European Corridor VIII

Pan European Corridor X

Ljubljana

Zagreb

CORRIDORX

Belgrade

CORRIDORVIII

Thessaloniki

Igoumentitza

SKOPJE

The completion of the transnational axes the Pan European Corridors VIII and X, which are passing through the Republic of Macedonia are of high priority for the Government, enabling safer, faster and more efficient transport of passengers and goods, thus providing a better regional economic development


Ongoing activities
ONGOING ACTIVITIES

Corridor VIII

Skopje by-pas road, section Suto Orizari Saraj is in phase of implementation and it is expected to be completed in 2009.

Corridor X

Section Demir Kapija-Smokvica. Funds are secured. The final design is expected to be prepared. The construction is planned to be completed in 2010.

Section Tabanovce – Kumanovo with length of 7.5 km construction activities started on October 21, 2008 and it is expected to be completed within the period of 18 months.


Railways
RAILWAYS

Railway reform process completed in the middle of 2007 and national legislation fully harmonized with first and second railway package

Liberalization of the passengers and freight transport is available since the beginning of 2008

I) INFRASTRUCTURE

National program for railway infrastructure for the period of 2009-2013

Development and improvement of the railway system security

Confirmation of the construction of Corridor VIII section towards the Republic of Bulgaria, and completion foreseen by 2013

Modernization and rehabilitation of Corridor X, financial sources secured by the State Budget and International Financial Institutions

II) TRANSPORT

Electronic ticket purchase in the railway. It has been foreseen for the German “open window” system, which has been proved to be the best one in Europe, to be accepted.

Purchasing of 100 new flatbed wagons and two electro locomotives

Introducing of the Public Service Obligation Contract in the beginning of 2009

Besides the global economic recession, the transport company had undertook all action to maintain the traffic on satisfied level


November 2008

AIR TRANSPORT DEVELOPMENT

“St. Apostle Paul”

International Airport-Ohrid:

DISCOUNT OF GROUND HANDLING SERVICES OF 27%

“Alexander the Great”

International Airport - Skopje:

DISCOUNT OF GROUND HANDLING SERVICES OF 17%


Air traffic
AIR TRAFFIC

Signed concession contract for the two Macedonian Airports and building a new cargo airport in Stip with the Turkish company “TAV” for a period of 20 years

Legal membership of the Republic of Macedonia into the JAA-Joint Aviation Authorities

Attracting low-cost airlines at the airports “Alexander the Great” –Skopje and “St. Apostle Paul” – Ohrid


Construction land and space arrangement
CONSTRUCTION LAND AND SPACE ARRANGEMENT

Reduced deadlines for issuance of an approval for development and implementation of the legal administration silence measure

Possibility for selling and giving under long term lease of the construction land in ownership of the Republic of Macedonia, exchanging of the land with other entities and giving the land under concession

Preparation of the “Macedonian village” project as a national tourist attraction

Foreign natural and legal entities residents of EU and OECD member countries can purchase land owned by the Republic of Macedonia according to the new Law on Ownership and Other Real Estate Rights with previously obtained consent from the Minister of Justice and upon previous obtained opinion from the Minister of Transport and Communications and the Minister of Finance.


Communications

Preparation of a National Strategy for development of broadband Internet. The strategy is in a process of preparation and it is planned to be completed by the end of January 2009

3G mobile systems. Last year one license was issued to Cosmofon. The Government made a decision for issuing three new 3G licenses. The deadline for submitting offers was November 13,2008

WiMax wireless internet technologies-two national licences and another 18 regional licences awarded in February 2008

COMMUNICATIONS


Liberalization of the market of elecronic communications and postal service
LIBERALIZATION OF THE MARKET OF ELECRONIC COMMUNICATIONS AND POSTAL SERVICE

In the Republic of Macedonia are operating three mobile operators. One of them is the “VIP” - Mobilcom Austria group

Start of the work of the second and third operator for fixed telephony – On.tel and Cosmfon which have already provided services as mobile operators

Service number portability for mobile and fixed operators started on September 1, 2008

Liberalization of the postal market and development of the postal sector. A new Law on Post Services is adopted in compliance with EU directives. Tender procedure has started for selection of a consulting company to be engaged in the process of privatization of “AD Makedonski Posti”


Gasification
GASIFICATION POSTAL SERVICE

In September, 2008 a tender for procurement of services for preparation of feasibility study for a pipeline system was launched

The deadline for preparation of the study is nine months, i.e. from December 1st, 2008 until August 1, 2009, at the latest

The funds from preparation of a feasibility study shall be allocated from the Budget of the Republic of Macedonia


Announcements
ANNOUNCEMENTS POSTAL SERVICE

Announcements for public bidding for sale of construction land in ownership of the Republic of Macedonia, foreseen for construction of hotels, trade centers, multi-storey buildings, multi-storey parking garage etc. are regularly published both in the national and foreign printed media, as well as on our websitewww.mtc.gov.mk


November 2008

REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA POSTAL SERVICE

Reasons to invest in Macedonia

  • GOOD ACCESS TO THE MARKET

  • GOOD STRATEGIC POSITION

  • LOW COSTS

  • LOW TAXES

  • EDUCATED, HIGHLY QUALIFIED PEOPLE

  • EASY COMPANY REGISTRATION, ONE-STOP-SHOP

    SYSTEM

  • FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENTS-MAIN PRIORITY

  • GOOD INFRASTRUCTURE

  • EXCELLENT LINGUISTIC SKILLS

  • GOOD LIVING ENVIRONMENT


Ministry of transport and communications1
MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS POSTAL SERVICE

If you have any question related to scope of work of our Ministry,

please do not hesitate to contact us at the following contacts:

Street ”Crvena Skopska Opstina” No. 4

1000 Skopje, Republic of Macedonia

Phone: +389 (0)2 3123 292

Fax: +389 (0)2 3126 228

E-mail address: mtc@mtc.gov.mk


November 2008

THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION! POSTAL SERVICE

MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS

REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA

www.mtc.gov.mk