IMF confirms Skopje’s expectations for economic growth during 2014

IMF confirms Skopje’s expectations for economic growth during 2014

Skopje, May 26, 2014/Independent Balkan News Agency

By Naser Pajaziti

Head of the European Office at the International Monetary Fund, Asim Husain confirms the evaluations for a solid economic growth of 3,5% this year.

Mr. Husain has presented the economic trends and crisis in Southeast Europe, and also stopped on the situation in Bosnia and Serbia, which were affected by the floods. He said that this situation can have serious effects on these two countries.

“In general, the entire region will seen an economic growth. We also predict Macedonia to have a growth. As you know, 2013 marked the start of the economic recovery”, declared Husain.

Macedonian Popular Bank, which is the central bank of the country, predicted a 3,7% economic growth this year. The governor of the Bank, Dimitar Bogov said that expectations are positive and that the country has seen positive developments in the aspect of economic growth. /ibna/