EU Commissioner Johannes Hahn may not the most precise data at this point at his disposal, said Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs Vladimir Peshevski, when asked about how he interprets the assessment of EU Commissioner Johannes Hahn, who in an interview said that economic growth in Macedonia is currently zero percent out of the expected four percent, reports “Radio Free Europe”.
Peshevski said they expect Macedonian economy this year to register a growth and become one of the highest in Europe. He said that projections show only a small correction downward, but it is not nearly close that there will be no growth.
In the interview, Hahn, among other things, said the economic situation in Macedonia is deteriorating. The expected economic growth is now at least zero out of 4 percent, if not below zero. Unemployment is nearly 30 percent, says Hahn.