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Trade in North Macedonia

North Macedonia was the world’s 226th largest exporter of goods in 2022. Export values were $8.73 billion USD. North Macedonia’s top export category was Manufactures, followed by Chemicals, and Machinery and transport equipment. In 2022, North Macedonia’s main export destination markets for goods and services trade were to Germany, Serbia and Bulgaria, with trade representing 170.82 per cent of GDP. In terms of imports, North Macedonia is the world’s 213th largest importer of goods. Import values were $12.76 billion USD in 2022. North Macedonia’s top import category was Manufactures, followed by Fuels and mining products and Machinery and transport equipment. Leading import partners were United Kingdom, Germany and Serbia. North Macedonia is part of 6 different Regional Trade Agreements, including Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA) 2006 and EFTA – North Macedonia.
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General Information

This section includes general information on the economy, legal system, official languages and links to additional demographic information.

Official Name

Republic of North Macedonia





WTO Membership Date

4 April 2003

Legal System

civil law system; judicial review of legislative acts


Macedonian, Albanian

Number of Time Zone(s)


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Financial Information

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Macedonian denar

Exchange Rate

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Contact Information

This section includes contact information for business support organizations and national resources.

Government MSME Agency

  • Ministry of Economy

Copyright Offices

  • Normative and Administrative Affairs, Copyright and Related Rights,

  • Ministry of Culture (MoC)

Industrial Property Offices

  • State Office of Industrial Property (SOIP)

SPS Enquiry Points

Sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) enquiry points are government agencies designated to answer questions about trade requirements.
  • Ms Katerina Jonovska
    Ms Slavica Stankovikj
    Food and Veterinary Agency
    Phone: +(389 2) 2457 893 ext. 145
    +(389 2) 2457 145

    III Makedonska Brigada, 20
    Macedonia Tabak building

    [email protected]

TBT Enquiry Points

Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) enquiry points are government agencies designated to answer questions about trade requirements.
  • TBT Enquiry Point
    Institute for Standardization
    Contact person: Zoran Dimitrievski
    Phone: + (389) 2 3298 944

    Vasil Glavinov bb

Additional Information

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Links to other helpful resources

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Last Reviewed: June, 2024

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