Skopje, 26th November 2013 (MIA) – Macedonian economy is vital, achieving good performance despite the general developments in the European economy, Dutch Minister of Finance Jeroen Dijsselbloem assessed, who meet Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Zoran Stavreski today in Hague.
He positively assessed the achieved economic growth of Macedonia in conditions of European debt crisis, as well as the preserving of low level of indebtedness, when the government debt at almost all countries in the region and Europe increases.
As Ministry of Finance announced, business climate in Macedonia was also one of the topics that were discussed at the meeting, when Dutch Minister of Finance expressed special interest in the reforms being implemented, as well as the huge leap of Macedonia on the ranking list of Doing Business at the high 25th place and its constant ranking among the top reformers worldwide six years in a row.
Dijsselbloem pointed out that he expects positive trends in the European economy in the next period, which will certainly affect Macedonian economy and its growth.
During the meeting, Deputy Prime Minister Stavreski agreed bilateral cooperation of Macedonian Ministry of Finance with the Dutch one, above all exchanging experience and expert support as regards the budget and the public debt.