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Bulgarian Parliament to Hold Hearing of Energy Distributors

Members of the parliamentary Energy Committee will hold a hearing of the three electricity distribution companies (EDCs) operating in Bulgaria.

Business » Energy | January 27, 2015, Tuesday // 09:04 | Viewed: 560

Russian Companies Interested in Building Hydraulic Structures in Bulgaria – Ambassador Isakov

Russia's Ambassador to Bulgaria Yuriy Isakov has emphasized the need for innovative approaches to developing economic and trade relations between the two countries.

Business | January 26, 2015, Monday // 20:16 | Viewed: 1930

Bulgaria Launches EU-funded Advertising Campaign to Boost Domestic Tourism

Bulgaria’s Ministry of Tourism has launched a campaign to advertise 50 little-known tourist sites around the country.

Business » Tourism | January 26, 2015, Monday // 18:50 | Viewed: 1084

Ex Energy Minister Seeks 10-Fold Increase in Minimum Fine for Power Distributors

Former Energy Minister Delyan Dobrev has proposed a 10-fold increase in the minimum fine for power distributors failing to observe the 31-day metering deadline.

Business » Energy | January 26, 2015, Monday // 17:54 | Viewed: 817

Bulgaria’s Max to Offer New High Definition Voice Services

WiMax opeartor Max Telecom has built and commissioned the first Bulgarian commercial 4G LTE mobile network.

Business | January 26, 2015, Monday // 16:29 | Viewed: 888

Bulgaria Energy Minister Triggers Inspection at Energy Distributors

Detailed inspections are to be carried out at all three electricity distribution companies operating in Bulgaria, the country's Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova has said.

Business » Energy | January 26, 2015, Monday // 09:46 | Viewed: 969

Bulgaria 'Unable to Halt South Stream Construction' - Ex-Energy Minister

Turkish Stream is unlikely to happen, in the words of former Energy Minister and current MP Delyan Dobrev.

Business » Energy | January 25, 2015, Sunday // 14:07 | Viewed: 2056

Bulgaria's State Electricity Co 'Sells Energy Below Market Prices'

State-owned National Electricity Company (NEK) is suffering losses worth millions of BGN due to "lobbyist" legislation amendments and a practice to sell electricity below market prices, a Bulgarian MP has claimed.

Business » Energy | January 25, 2015, Sunday // 12:31 | Viewed: 1241

Dwelling Prices in Bulgaria Registered Increase at End of 2014

The market prices of dwellings in Bulgaria increased in the last three months of 2014, according to a study of the National Statistical Institute (NSI), which was released on Friday.

Business » Properties | January 23, 2015, Friday // 21:43 | Viewed: 1671

Illegal Trade in Fuels Costs Bulgaria Over BGN 1 B

Bulgaria's Finance Ministry announced that each year around 1.2 million tonnes of diesel are not declared to the revenue agencies, which amounts to 36.2 % of the fuel consumption in the country.

Business » Finance | January 23, 2015, Friday // 17:00 | Viewed: 1315

World Bank’s Murthi In Bulgaria To Discuss Economic Growth Prospects

The World Bank said on Friday Bulgaria could meet and even exceed economic growth forecasts this year.

Business | January 23, 2015, Friday // 16:44 | Viewed: 1267

Bulgaria, Turkey to Develop Joint Tourism Product

Representatives of major Turkish tour operators and travel agents will visit Bulgaria for a working meeting with Bulgarian colleagues to discuss the development of joint tourist products for far-off markets like China.

Business » Tourism | January 23, 2015, Friday // 11:44 | Viewed: 1617

Project Company South Stream Bulgaria AD Is Still Operational - CEO

South Stream Bulgaria AD, the company in charge of the implementation of the South Stream gas pipeline on Bulgarian territory, keeps functioning, according to Dimitar Gogov, CEO of the company.

Business » Energy | January 23, 2015, Friday // 08:51 | Viewed: 3896

Bulgaria’s Parliament Amends National Audit Office Act

Bulgaria’s Parliament conclusively adopted amendments to the National Audit Office Act on Thursday.

Business | January 22, 2015, Thursday // 15:47 | Viewed: 914

Lifespan of Kozloduy NPP Units 5, 6 May Be Extended by at least 20 Years

Units 5 and 6 of the Kozloduy nuclear power plant can work for at least 20 years more than planned, according to preliminary estimates related to the life extension program for the two facilities.

Business » Energy | January 22, 2015, Thursday // 09:46 | Viewed: 1188

Sofia Airport Records 9% Increase In Passenger Numbers

Sofia Airport served 3.8 million passengers in 2014, which is an increase of 8.9% compared to the previous year.

Business | January 21, 2015, Wednesday // 15:47 | Viewed: 852

Deputy Governor of Bulgarian National Bank Dismissed by Parliament

Bulgaria’s Parliament has officially dismissed Tsvetan Gounev from the post of Deputy Governor of the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB).

Business » Finance | January 21, 2015, Wednesday // 15:47 | Viewed: 814

New InvestBulgaria Agency Head to Present Investment Promotion Strategy

The InvestBulgaria Agency is preparing a comprehensive investment promotion strategy, according to Stamen Yanev, the newly appointed Executive Director of the Agency.

Business | January 21, 2015, Wednesday // 14:50 | Viewed: 882

Bulgaria Seeks EU Aid For Dairy Producers

Bulgaria will demand measures in support of all dairy producers in the EU at the official meeting of the EU Agriculture and Fisheries Council to be held on 26 January.

Business | January 21, 2015, Wednesday // 14:13 | Viewed: 922

Life Extension of Units 5, 6 of Kozloduy NPP Proceeds as Planned- Watchdog Chair

The life extension of units 5 and 6 of the Kozloduy nuclear power plant proceeds according to plan, according to Lachezar Kostov, Chair of the Bulgarian Nuclear Regulatory Agency (BNRA).

Business » Energy | January 21, 2015, Wednesday // 13:37 | Viewed: 672

Bulgaria’s Govt Allocates Additional BGN 40 M to State-Owned Railway Co

Bulgaria’s government has allocated an additional sum of BGN 40 M to the state-owned Bulgarian State Railways (BDZ) company to prevent staff cuts and cancellations of trains.

Business | January 21, 2015, Wednesday // 12:27 | Viewed: 593