Jurisdiction

Activities

  • Developing, updating, and implementing the best practices of investment promotion strategies to attract foreign direct investments (on annual basis);
  • Developing, updating, and implementing the best practices of export promotion strategies (on annual basis);
  • Developing the necessary skills to effectively develop and implement the investment and export promotion strategy to meet and exceed the expectations of foreign investors. Distinguishing North Macedonia from other competitive countries by providing highly professional services to investors, in the processes of pre-investment, investment, and reinvestment, as well as highly professional services related to export promotion;
  • Incorporating a strategy for identifying those sectors that represent the best perspective for maximizing net economic profit for North Macedonia, within the investment and export promotion strategies;
  • Providing services to investors and exporters;
  • Defining and supporting key marketing messages to improve the image of North Macedonia as an attractive location for investment and generating investment opportunities;
  • Professional presentation in electronic and printed media of sector-specific and operational gains that North Macedonia offers to investors and exporters;
  • Developing and implementing innovative and more active promotional performances in target markets;
  • Establishing an effective partnership between the public and private sectors for extensive promotion of North Macedonia and developing a database of target companies and a monitoring system to help identify and secure investment;
  • Developing and implementing action plans for full usage of the Internet and information technologies as means of marketing and research;
  • Promoting Macedonian regions and taking advantage of every opportunity to encourage foreign investors to use products and services from Macedonian companies;
  • Performing an investment and export conditions analysis and proposing changes to the legal regulation in order to improve the investment and export climate;
  • Examining and encouraging development initiatives such as stimulating the growth of Greenfield investments and the Technological Industrial Development Zones, in order to increase the competitiveness of North Macedonia as an investment location;
  • Providing information services to North Macedonia‚Äôs exporters, regarding foreign trade, export procedures, customs, taxes, and legislation, as well as offering assistance in securing all administrative licenses and permits;
  • Providing information on access to international markets in order to help exporters find foreign business partners;
  • Carrying out activities to promote export in the country and abroad and connecting Macedonian exporters with foreign buyers;
  • Providing information to foreign companies about the export potential of North Macedonia;
  • Organizing, supporting, and participating in international fair events, seminars, and business events for Macedonian exporters;
  • Conducting marketing research on access to foreign markets, as well as research focused on specific sectors and markets of countries and regions;
  • Preparing, promoting, and presenting the export potential of North Macedonia abroad;
  • Logistic support of trade missions and delegations in the country and abroad;
  • Ensuring exchange of information between embassies, diplomatic-consular missions of North Macedonia, and business entities, for examination of the market and legislation;
  • Presenting the tourist potential of North Macedonia abroad, in order to encourage investments in tourism; and
  • Executes other activities in accordance with the law.