Russia Bans Re-Export of Crop Products from Bulgaria

Russia’s Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance Rosselkhoznadzor has banned the re-export of crop products from Bulgaria as of April 25.

Business | 7 hours ago | Viewed: 610

Bulgaria, Romania Move to Set Up Joint Tourist Info Center in China

Bulgaria and Romania will set up a joint tourist information center will in China as part of the initiative of the two countries to develop joint tourist products for distant markets, according to Bulgarian Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova.

Business » Tourism | 9 hours ago | Viewed: 496

Bulgaria, Romania Sign Joint Declaration on Energy Cooperation

The energy ministers of Bulgaria and Romania, Temenuzhka Petkova and Andrei Gerea, and the foreign ministers of the two countries, Daniel Mitov and Bogdan Aurescu, have signed a joint declaration on regional energy cooperation.

Business » Finance | April 24, 2015, Friday // 18:02 | Viewed: 653

Bulgaria Is World Leader in Broadband Adoption Rate

Bulgaria has overtaken South Korea as "the country with the highest broadband adoption rate at 96%," a report by world-leading cloud services provider Akamai shows.

Business | April 24, 2015, Friday // 09:59 | Viewed: 1070

Discovery Channel Declares Bulgaria Top Tourist Destination in Europe

A recent survey of Discovery Channel among its audience showed that Bulgaria was the top tourist destination in Europe.

Business » Tourism | April 23, 2015, Thursday // 17:12 | Viewed: 2639

AIG Opens New Shared Services Center in Bulgaria's Capital

American International Group (AIG) has opened a new Shared Services Center (SSC) in the Bulgarian capital Sofia to support its insurance operations in 17 European countries.

Business | April 23, 2015, Thursday // 15:11 | Viewed: 1043

No German Investor Satisfied with Bulgaria's Legal Security

German investors into the Bulgarian economy are not satisfied with legal security offered by the country, according to a survey of the German-Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Business | April 23, 2015, Thursday // 14:28 | Viewed: 954

IKEA Bulgaria Also Goes Online

Swedish furniture giant IKEA's Bulgarian branch launched on Wednesday its online shopping service, allowing customers to make purchases from across the country.

Business | April 23, 2015, Thursday // 12:21 | Viewed: 1343

Local Production Can Bring About 35% Reduction in Gas Prices – Deputy Energy Minister

Zhecho Stankov, Deputy Energy Minister, has said that Bulgaria expects gas prices to drop by 35% from the current rate over the next few years due to the development of local deep water oil and gas blocks in the Black Sea.

Business » Energy | April 23, 2015, Thursday // 12:20 | Viewed: 1898

50% of Bulgarian Agricultural Production Is Scrapped - Expert

50% of Bulgarian agricultural production is scrapped, according to Svetozar Vasilev, representative of the Agro Bazar AD company.

Business | April 23, 2015, Thursday // 10:33 | Viewed: 1503

Nord Pool Spot to Operate Bulgaria's Energy Exchange

Nord Pool Spot, the energy exchange running Europe's largest electricity market, signed Wednesday an agreement also to manage activity at IBEX, the Independent Bulgarian Energy Exchange.

Business » Energy | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 21:53 | Viewed: 1211

Minimum Wage in Bulgaria to Reach EUR 230 in 2017

Bulgaria will raise minimum wage in 2016 and in 2017, but will freeze it the year after, according to a medium-term budget forecast of Bulgaria's government approved on Wednesday.

Business » Finance | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 19:52 | Viewed: 1464

Canada Easing Visa Regime for Bulgarian Visitors from 2016

Bulgarians who have had a Canadian visa over the past few years and holders of non-immigrant ones for the US will be able to travel to Canada without an allowance as of 2016.

Business » Tourism | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 19:00 | Viewed: 1942

Bulgaria-Greece Gas Link to Be Ready by end-2018

Construction of the gas interconnection grid between Bulgaria and Greece will begin in March 2016 and will be completed by the end of 2018, Bulgaria's Energy Minister has said.

Business » Energy | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 15:41 | Viewed: 1969

Bulgaria's KTB Officially Slides into Insolvency after Court Ruling

The Sofia City Court has declared the state of bankruptcy of Bulgaria's Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB) and announced the initial date of its insolvency was November 6, 2014.

Business » Finance | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 14:35 | Viewed: 1673

Bulgaria to Host Trilateral Talks on Vertical Gas Corridor with Greece, Romania

Bulgaria is to host on Wednesday a trilateral working meeting on the construction of a vertical gas corridor with Romania and Greece.

Business » Energy | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 08:36 | Viewed: 1671

Eurostat 'Has Reservations' about Bulgaria's 2014 Deficit Data

Bulgaria had the EU's third-lowest debt and a 2.

Business » Finance | April 21, 2015, Tuesday // 16:14 | Viewed: 1776

Bulgaria’s Finance Ministry Successfully Places 10-Year BGN-Denominated GS

Bulgaria’s Ministry of Finance launched a new 10-year BGN-denominated government securities (GS) issue with maturity April 22, 2025.

Business | April 21, 2015, Tuesday // 11:45 | Viewed: 1006

EC Vice President Sefcovic: EU Wants Transparency, Secure Energy Supplies

European Commission Vice President Maros Sefcovic has said that the EU pays a lot for energy supplies and expects to be treated as a major customer.

Business » Energy | April 21, 2015, Tuesday // 08:48 | Viewed: 1276

Bulgaria Launches Tenders for Oil, Gas Exploration Rights at Silistar, Teres Blocks

The tenders for oil and natural gas exploration rights for Block 1-14 Silistar and Block 1-22 Teres, two exploration blocks located in Bulgaria's Black Sea continental shelf and exclusive economic zone, are underway.

Business » Energy | April 20, 2015, Monday // 17:40 | Viewed: 1553

Minister Predicts 50% Increase in Air Traffic over Bulgaria after Launch of Istanbul New Airport

Transport Minister Ivaylo Moskovski has predicted an increase in air traffic over Bulgaria by around 50% as a result of the opening of the Istanbul New Airport, İstanbul Yeni Havalimanı.

Business » Tourism | April 20, 2015, Monday // 16:10 | Viewed: 1403