Macedonian support towards EU membership narrows to 60% - Eurostat.

By bne IntelliNews August 30, 2010
The support of Macedonians towards EU accession has narrowed by 6 pps on the year to 60%, an opinion poll of Eurostat showed. According to 11%, it would be negative for the country (down by 2 pps), while 27% expressed neutral attitude. The survey respondents, believing that EU membership would be beneficial for the country, accounted for 73%, down by 3 pps. As many as 76% of the survey participants assessed the economic situation as bad and 23% said it was good. Almost half said their households were in a favourable financial situation and 48% replied it was unfavourable. The biggest economic concerns for Macedonians were unemployment (63%) and the economic situation (46%). A total of 24% of Macedonians were optimistic about the next 12 months and 36% expect it to worsen.

Related Articles

Macedonias 2013 tobacco crop expected to exceed 30,000 tonnes.

Macedonias tobacco crop is expected to increase by 20% to over 30,000 tonnes in 2013, Utrinski vesnik daily reported quoting Danco Mileski, president of the countrys tobacco association. The ... more

Macedonia cancels tender for gas distribution network feasibility study.

The transport ministry has cancelled the tender for preparing a feasibility study for developing the countrys natural gas distribution network, portal reported. Reportedly, two bids were ... more

Komercijalna Banka wins Global Finance award Best Bank in Macedonia for 2013.

Large-sized commercial bank Komercijalna Banka announced that it has won the award Best Bank in Macedonia for 2013 by the magazine Global Finance. The Macedonian bank wins the award for a 10th ... more

Notice: Undefined index: subject_id in /var/www/html/application/controllers/IndexController.php on line 335