Business Regulatory Impact and Dialogue for Growth Enhancement

Start date:  October 1, 2016                 End Date:  October 1, 2020

Implementer:  EPI CENTAR International with Economic Chamber of Macedonia; ICT Chamber of Commerce – MASIT; Economic Chamber of North-West Macedonia


Objective 1: Micro and small businesses throughout Macedonia improve their compliance with legal requirements

Objective 2: Business organizations engage in constructive dialogue on streamlining of regulation


  • Training for in-house and external advisors.
  • Creation of a unique information space, leading to an improved information flow.
  • Organization of forums for improving awareness and compliance on legal and financial regulations.
  • Development and dissemination of a compliance check-list and “how-to” procedure guides and brochures.
  • Improved skills and capacity of the chambers’ staff regarding legal compliance.
  • Organization of study visits for the chambers.
  • Support to the National Entrepreneurship and Competitiveness Councils.
  • Strengthening the advocacy and lobbing capacities of the partner chambers.
  • Development of policy briefs by targeted sector groups.
  • Promotion of ENER.


Expected Results/Impact

  • Increased financial and legal compliance of the SMEs.
  • Streamlined business regulation as a result of private sector input.


Contact Information

Contact at USAID:  Tatjana Markovska, AOR,

Chief of Party:  Ljubomir Dimovski,

Information Officer: Tamara Todorovska,