The information and communication technology industry is the fastest-growing sector of the Macedonian economy and it plays an important role in the economy as a provider of jobs and generator of exports.
Macedonian textile industry is one of the most developed and diversified sectors of the economy in terms of industrial production, employment, and export earnings and is the 2nd biggest industrial sector of the country after metallurgy.
Energy market developments in North Macedonia included further construction of an internal gas distribution network, continued liberalization of the electricity market, and increased regional cooperation for electricity and gas interconnections.
Republic of North Macedonia has a complex geological structure and a large number of ore deposits. Reserves of lead, zinc, copper-gold and chromium ores are being exploited in a number of locations. Lignite, marble and other decorative construction stones are widely available.