15th May 2023, Skopje – Minister of Finance pays a two-day working visit to Brussels, where he is going to attend the Annual Economic and Financial Dialogue between the EU and the Western Balkans and Türkiye.
As part of the Dialogue, Minister of Finance Besimi will present the reforms implemented and the policies pursued. Joint Conclusions will be adopted as guidelines for the policies in the coming period, which will be both an integral part of the documents adopted by the Government and taken into account when preparing the next Economic Reform Program 2024-2026. Economic Reform Program is the essential document in this dialogue with the EC. The Program contains a medium-term framework of the macroeconomic and the fiscal policy, as well as a detailed overview of structural reforms for boosting the economy competitiveness and job creation.
The Annual Economic and Financial Dialogue in Brussels brings together representatives of the EU Member States, the Western Balkans and Türkiye, the European Commission and the European Central Bank, as well as representatives of the central banks of the Western Balkans and Türkiye. Fiscal policy, macroeconomic stability, encouraging economic growth, job creation, structural reforms to foster recovery from the crisis, as well as strengthening the resilience of the economies, and social policy, are the topics of discussion within the dialogue in Brussels.
During his visit, Finance Minister Besimi will speak at the European Policy Centre on “The War and Its Implications for the Balkans: North Macedonia’s perspective”.