Overview of best prospect sectors, major infrastructure projects, significant government procurements and business opportunities.
The most successful U.S. trade products during 2021 in North Macedonia were engines and engine parts; chemicals; meat; poultry; other automotive parts and vehicle accessories; other industrial supplies; industrial machines; service industry machines; computers; and medical equipment.
Energy – The government has privatized some energy assets and is providing concessions for other energy opportunities. EVN, the private electricity distribution company, continues to make substantial infrastructure investments.
Transportation – The current government of North Macedonia prioritizes upgrades to the country’s transportation infrastructure and is looking for trusted international companies for road and rail projects.
Information Technology and Computers – This growing sector continues to provide opportunities for U.S. companies, both by providing hardware, software, and services to local entities and by setting up remote service providers in-country to take advantage of North Macedonia’s talent pool.
Construction – There are both export and investment opportunities available for U.S. companies in the construction and building materials sector.
Hotel and Restaurant Equipment/Tourism – The country’s geographic location, scenic areas, and historical and religious sites provide opportunities for tourism industry investment, development, and management.
Agriculture – Agriculture is an important segment of the economy with expanded opportunities for U.S. exports of fertilizer, farming equipment, and food processing machinery.