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EIB TO LEND EUR 600 M TO BG BY 2002

The European Investment Bank will lend a total of EUR 600 M to BG by the end of 2002 for the implementation of several infrastructure projects, Finance Minister M. Radev said.

Business | April 25, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 628

BG PROGRESS ASSESSED POSITIVELY BY NATO

NATO report makes a positive assessment of BG performance in seeking accession to the Alliance, announced BG Defense Minister B. Noev at the international conference Globalization and NATO in the 21st C, organized by the Atlantic Club in BG.

Business | April 25, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 532

AGREEMENT ON BG/YUGOSLAVIA TRANSPORT

An agreement on air and sea transport was signed yesterday by BG Transport Minister Slavinksi and his Yugoslav counterpart Zoran Shami. The lorries of cargo less than 6.

Business | April 25, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 493

$13 M TO BE INVESTED IN ALKOMET

$13 M will be invested in Alkomet AD by the end of this summer. The amount will be used for increasing the quality of the production and reducing its price.

Business | April 25, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 722

EUR 100 M TO BG UNDER RHARE PROGRAM

The EU PHARE program is expected to extend EUR 100 M in financial aids to BG in 2001, Malcolm Ross, PHARE Coordinator for the North Central region, said. He took part in the session of the special commission for the region, which is entitled with economic

Business | April 24, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 539

FIRST CROSS BORDER EURO REGION IN BG

The first cross-border Euro-region Rousse-Gurgevo was established yesterday on the BG Northern border. Over 200 similar border regions have been operating within the EU for decades.

Business | April 24, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 580

BRITISH LOOK OVER BG MARKET

British experts are expected to study the market here, UK embassy sources announced.The experts are organized by the British chamber of commerce and industry and will visit many companies, some potential for privatization also.

Business | April 24, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 550

FOREIGN MANAGERS TO RUN BG TELECOM

International managers will be hired to run and to prepare for privatization Bulgarian Telecom Company, Privatization agency director Levon Hampartzunyan said today. Authorities failed to sell the telecom to KPN/ OTE consortium last year and now are tryin

Business | April 24, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 528

ERBD REPORTS PROGRESS IN BG

Bulgaria is among the countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the CIS that achieved `noticeable progress` in economic reforms last year, according to the 2000 EBRD`s Annual Report. Noticeable progress was achieved in some of the countries invited to b

Business | April 23, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 678

PM KOSTOV MET US PRESIDENT BUSH

Bulgarian Prime Minister Ivan Kostov met today US president Bush in the White House in Washington DC. Couple of hours ago he arrived in the US to a working visit.

Business | April 23, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 505

BULGARIA IN THE SECOND GROUP FOR EU

Bulgaria, Lithuania, Romania, Latvia and Slovakia will join the EU after 2004.This was said at the EU financial ministers meeting in Malmo.

Business | April 23, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 464

KING`S PARTY REJECTED REGISTRATION

The court in Sofia denied registration of the National movement `Simeon II`, Teodor Bojinov lawyer of Simeon said. According to Bojinov one of the reasons for the decision is bound with the organization`s statute.

Business | April 23, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 636

WB WITH NEW $50 M LOAN FOR BG

The World Bank is putting together a new project in aid of BG agriculture. The ASAL-2 loan is to be approved by the WB Board of Directors May 29.

Business | April 23, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 593

BG AT THE EBRD ANNUAL MEETING

The privatization process in BG, the opportunities for investments in various infrastructure projects and for floating credits in support of the balance of payments are the main issues that the BG delegation to the annual meeting of the European Bank for

Business | April 23, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 606

REGISTRATION FOR ELECTIONS BEGAN

5 BG parties claimed the orange ballot in the first 3 hours after the registration for participation in the June 17 parliamentary elections at the Central Electoral Commission began. First to submit documents was the Party of the Greens followed by the Un

Business | April 23, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 622

DEPUTY PM BLAMED PRORUSSIAN

Deputy Prime Minister Peter Zhotev was blamed as pro Russian today by close to the PM I. Kostov political analysts becuase two US deals delayed.

Business | April 22, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 599

SECRET FILES MAY REMAIN CLOSED

Secret services files about the spies may remain closed, Constitutional court sources stated. The law all former spies to be disclosed was voted about a month ago and now the highest court is the only one which might stop it.

Business | April 22, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 659

MUNICIPALITY SELLS ITS SHARES IN HILTON

Sofia Municipality Council decided to sell its shares in the newly built business centre downtown Sofia. During the next session will be also discussed withdrawl from other major projects, where Sofia municipality is a shareholder - Hilton Hotel and Halit

Business | April 22, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 606

DEPUTY PM: FIGHT CORRUPTION NOW

`We are in position to fight corruption everywhere in the country`, Deputy PM Peter Zhotev declared in Blagoevgrad, SW Bulgaria. He said the government realizes how deep is the problem among civil servants and will take measures to fight against it.

Business | April 22, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 553

MASSIVE TAX RAIDS IN BULGARIA

Massive raids of tax authorites were provided during the weekend in hundreds of markets in Bulgaria. Many street traders were fined, others received notice to be sued for selling goods with no documents, especially invoices and papers of origin.

Business | April 22, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 577

PM KOSTOV WILL NOT MEET US PRESIDENT

BG PM Ivan Kostov will not meet US President Bush during his week long visit to US. Kostov left today on a visit to the US invited by VP Richard Cheney.

Business | April 22, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 558
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