Bulgaria’s Business Climate Improves in August

Bulgaria’s business climate climate indicator has advanced by 1.

Business | August 28, 2015, Friday // 20:00 | Viewed: 646

Sofia’s New Integrated Municipal Waste Management System Completed

The construction of Sofia’s new integrated municipal waste management system has been completed and all of the equipment has been installed.

Business | August 28, 2015, Friday // 15:01 | Viewed: 1087

Trips of Bulgarians Abroad Record 16.5 % Increase in July

Bulgarians made 528 604 trips abroad in July, which represented an increase of 16.5 % compared to the same month in 2014.

Business » Tourism | August 27, 2015, Thursday // 21:16 | Viewed: 1222

Price of Natural Gas in Bulgaria May Drop by over 13.6% as of October

The price of natural gas may drop by more than 13.6% as of October, according to Ivan Ivanov, Chair of the Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (KEVR).

Business » Energy | August 27, 2015, Thursday // 12:44 | Viewed: 1281

Watchdog OKs Agreement between Bulgaria’s National Power Co, ContourGlobal Maritsa East 3 TPP

Bulgaria’s Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (KEVR) has approved the power purchase agreement between US-owned thermal power plant ContourGlobal Maritsa East 3 TPP and the National Electric Company (NEK).

Business » Energy | August 27, 2015, Thursday // 12:18 | Viewed: 1298

Bulgarian Authorities Place Seals on 660 Tonnes of Fuel amid Filling Station Probes

Bulgarian authorities have temporarily blocked the sale of a total of 660 tonnes of fuel by placing seals at filling stations amid ongoing inspections.

Business » Energy | August 27, 2015, Thursday // 08:41 | Viewed: 1367

US-owned TPP AES Bulgaria Finalizes Agreement with National Power Utility

US-owned thermal power plant AES 3C Maritza East I and Bulgaria’s National Electric Company (NEK) have finalized the agreement on amending the long-term contract for purchasing electricity generated by the TPP.

Business » Energy | August 26, 2015, Wednesday // 12:36 | Viewed: 1592

Ambulances in Bulgaria to Reach Patients in 8-120 minutes, Depending on Urgency

Ambulances in Bulgaria will reach patients in 8-120 minutes, depending on the urgency of the case, according to a draft new emergency medical care standard published on the website of the Health Ministry.

Business | August 26, 2015, Wednesday // 10:05 | Viewed: 1441

EU Considering More Aid to Help Hungary Tackle Migrant Flow  

The European Commission said on Tuesday it could consider increasing financial assistance to Hungary to help the country tackle a growing migrant influx.

Business | August 25, 2015, Tuesday // 20:48 | Viewed: 1520

Bulgarian PM Points to Trans-Caspian Pipeline as Step Towards Energy Diversification

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov pointed to the Trans-Caspian gas pipeline as a possible step towards the achievement of greater energy diversification.

Business » Energy | August 25, 2015, Tuesday // 14:14 | Viewed: 2911

Bulgaria Included in 2015 NOA Offshoring Destination Shortlist

Bulgaria is one of the four countries included in the Offshoring Destination of the Year category of the shortlist for the 2015 annual awards of the National Outsourcing Association (NOA).

Business | August 25, 2015, Tuesday // 14:07 | Viewed: 1736

Chinese, Swedish, German Firms Want to Move Production to Bulgaria - Minister

Economy Minister Bozhidar Lukarski has argued that companies based in China, Sweden, and Germany plan to move their production units to Bulgaria.

Business | August 25, 2015, Tuesday // 12:37 | Viewed: 2104

Bulgaria’s EconMin Proposing Tenfold Rise in Fuel Fraud Fines

Bulgaria’s Economy Ministry is proposing to increase the fines for fraud at the fuel pump at least 10 times, Economy Minister Bozhidar Lukarski has said.

Business » Finance | August 24, 2015, Monday // 21:39 | Viewed: 1398

Viber Opening CEE Office in Sofia

Mobile chat messaging and VoIP service company Viber has announced it is opening a representation office for Central and Eastern Europe in Sofia as part of plans to affirm and increase its footprint in the region, reported on Monday.

Business | August 24, 2015, Monday // 21:07 | Viewed: 2955

Lot 2 of Bulgaria's Struma Motorway to Be Launched by End of October

The traffic on lot 2 of the Struma motorway between the Bulgarian towns of Dupnitsa and Blagoevgrad, will be launched by the end of October.

Business | August 24, 2015, Monday // 10:02 | Viewed: 2638

Check Finds Fault at Less Than 1% of Filling Stations' Meters in Bulgaria  

Less than 1% of the flow meters checked at Bulgarian filling stations over the past three days have been found to be either tampered with or showing incorrect readings, the Economy Ministry said on Sunday.

Business | August 23, 2015, Sunday // 17:18 | Viewed: 1928

Floods Kill 3 in Southern Bulgaria

Bulgaria's second-largest city Plovdiv is gradually recovering after two people died in the region overnight in flash floods caused by torrential rains.

Business | August 22, 2015, Saturday // 07:39 | Viewed: 3942

Tourist Trips by Bulgarians Drop 5.1% Y/Y in Q2 2015

A total of 810,100 Bulgarian nationals made tourist trips in the second quarter of 2015, a decrease of 5.1% compared to the same period of last year, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) said on Friday.

Business » Tourism | August 21, 2015, Friday // 19:55 | Viewed: 1763

Bulgaria Luring Russian Tourists with Low Prices, Eased Visa Rules

Bulgaria hopes to retain its appeal among Russian tourists by offering competitively low prices and easing visa requirements, the Bulgarian Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has said.

Business » Tourism | August 21, 2015, Friday // 16:35 | Viewed: 2302

IKEA to Seek New Partners as It Plans to Increase Supplies from Bulgaria

The world's leading furniture retailer IKEA will seek new partners in Bulgaria as it is planning to increase its supplies from the country.

Business | August 21, 2015, Friday // 14:53 | Viewed: 2818

Black Sea Tourism Businesses Announce Major Drop in Holiday Prices

It will be up to 30% cheaper to spend a holiday at the southern Black Sea coastline from August 20 until the end of a month, and there will be another 20% decrease in September, hoteliers say.

Business » Tourism | August 20, 2015, Thursday // 11:04 | Viewed: 2590