Macedonia

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Local business incentives - Legal forms of companies - Registration and licensing procedures - Legal framework - Foreign exchange control - Regulations concerning equity investment - FDI inflows - Expertise of the political risk

Local business incentives

 

Legal forms of companies

Form Number of partners/shareholders Minimum and/or maximum capital Liability Registration fee Release of financial documents
General Partnership Minimum of 2 Unlimited Unlimited, liability includes entire property of the partners Yes
Limited Partnership Minimum of 2 Unlimited At least one of the partners is jointly liable without limit and with his entire property (called general partner) and at least one partner (limited partner) is liable up to its recorded contribution in the company. Yes
Limited Liability Company (D.O.O.) Less than 50 MKD equivalence of
EUR 5,000
No liability MKD equivalence of EUR 2,500 and 1/3 of each shareholder's
cash contribution.
Yes
Joint-Stock Company (A.D.) Minimum of 1 MKD equivalence of EUR
25,000 for companies incorporated simultaneously
(without public call) and MKD equivalence of EUR
50,000 for companies incorporated successively
(through public call).
The liabilitity is secured with the entire capital of the company A minimum of 25% of the nominal amount of
each share (nominal
value of each share should not be less than the MKD equivalence of EUR 1). The
total amount of all payments in cash should not be
less than EUR 12,500 or EUR 25,000, respectively.
Yes
Sole proprietorship 1 Nil Nil Yes

Registration and licensing procedures

Legal framework

Foreign exchange control

Regulations concerning equity investment
 


Foreign Direct Investment inflows in Macedonia

FDI inflows 2003 2004 2005 World rank (*)
2005
FDI inflows (USD million) 95 157 100 79/141
Source : UNCTAD - World Investment Report
Note : (*) World Rank = UNCTAD Inward FDI Performance Index. It is a measure of the extend to which a host country receives inward FDI relative to its economic size. It is calculated as a ratio of the country's share in global FDI inflows to its share in global GDP.

 

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