Lines of Trucks Form at Two Bulgaria-Turkey Border Crossings

Long lines of trucks have formed at Kapitan Andreevo and Lesovo crossing on Bulgaria’s border with Turkey on Wednesday morning, according to the Sofia-based Nova TV channel.

Business | 2 hours ago | Viewed: 293

Turkish Airlines Cancel Flights to/from Sofia after Istanbul Airport Terror Attack

Turkish Airlines have cancelled flights on the Sofia-Istanbul route scheduled for Wednesday morning in the wake of the terror attack at Ataturk International Airport.

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Bulgaria’s Business Climate Improves in June

Bulgaria’s business climate index increased by 0.9 percentage points in June compared with May as a result of improved business sentiment in industry, retail trade and services, the national statistical office NSI announced on Tuesday.

Business | June 28, 2016, Tuesday // 17:27 | Viewed: 730

Bulgaria’s Gross Foreign Debt Reaches EUR 35.4 B at End-April 2016

Bulgaria’s gross foreign debt has increased by 3.

Business » Finance | June 28, 2016, Tuesday // 16:07 | Viewed: 831

Bulgarian Energy Regulator Endorses Proposed 9.97% Cut in Gas Price for Q3 2016  

Bulgaria’s energy regulator KEVR has endorsed a proposal by gas utility Bulgargaz to cut gas price for end suppliers by 9.97% for the third quarter.

Business » Energy | June 28, 2016, Tuesday // 15:35 | Viewed: 658

340 Danube Cruises to Pass Through Bulgaria's Ruse This Tourist Season

A total of 340 cruise trips are expected to pass through the Bulgarian city of Ruse during this year's tourist season on the Danube river which begins in April and lasts until the beginning of November.

Business » Tourism | June 28, 2016, Tuesday // 12:44 | Viewed: 748

Bulgaria, US to Hold Joint Anti-Drug, Counter-Terrorism Training

At its meeting on Tuesday, the Bulgarian government approved a draft memorandum of understanding between the Bulgarian interior ministry and the US Naval Special Warfare Group 2 for the holding of joint anti-drug and counter-terrorism training.

Business | June 28, 2016, Tuesday // 11:56 | Viewed: 776

Gazprom Ready for Turkish Stream Talks after Turkish Apology

Gazprom spokesperson Sergey Kupriyanov has announced that the energy giant is ready to discuss Turkish Stream with Ankara following the move by Turkey's President Erdogan to apologize over the downer Russian warplane.

Business » Energy | June 28, 2016, Tuesday // 10:16 | Viewed: 1046

S&P Downgrades UK Ratings, Revising Outlook

Rating agency Standard & Poor's has lowered the United Kingdom's unsolicited long-term foreign and local currency sovereign credit ratings to AA, two notches down from the previous AAA.

Business » Finance | June 27, 2016, Monday // 22:10 | Viewed: 1135

Bulgaria Should Host South Stream, Ex-President Says on Russia Visit

Bulgaria's former President (2002-2012) has voiced his hope that the South Stream pipeline will make its way through the country despite having been abandoned in 2014.

Business » Energy | June 27, 2016, Monday // 15:15 | Viewed: 1485

Plevneliev Hopes Bulgaria Will Become France's Preferred Outsourcing Destination

During a meeting with French business representatives in Paris on Monday, Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev expressed hope that Bulgaria will become the preferred outsourcing destination for French firms.

Business | June 27, 2016, Monday // 15:06 | Viewed: 1563

Trips of Bulgarians Abroad Increased by 16.8 % Y/Y in May

According to the latest figures of the National Statistical Institute (NSI) released on Monday, Bulgarians made 564 771 trips abroad in May, which represented an increase of 16.

Business » Tourism | June 27, 2016, Monday // 12:57 | Viewed: 1152

Bulgarian Tourism Minister Expects 10 % Increase in Tourist Numbers This Summer

Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova foresees 10 % increase in the number of tourists visiting Bulgaria during this summer.

Business » Tourism | June 27, 2016, Monday // 11:06 | Viewed: 1369

Bulgaria's FinMIn Foresees No Serious Impact of Brexit

UK voters' decision to leave the European Union is unlikely to affect Bulgaria substantially, the country's Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov has said.

Business » Finance | June 26, 2016, Sunday // 18:15 | Viewed: 1678

UK Should Allow Foreign Seasonal Workers to Stay - Bulgaria's Agriculture Min

It is in the UK's interest to keep seasonal agricultural workers from EU member states and to bar them from the market even after leaving the union, Agricultural Minister Desislava Taneva has said.

Business | June 26, 2016, Sunday // 15:33 | Viewed: 1737

Bulgaria Says BSEC Countries Need to Offer Joint Products to Boost Tourist Flow

The countries of the Organisation of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) should work towards encouraging travel within the organization and developing joint products to attract more tourists from outside the region, Bulgaria’s Tourism Minister Nikol

Business » Tourism | June 24, 2016, Friday // 09:14 | Viewed: 1746

Bulgaria, Russia Discuss Future of Equipment Built for Scrapped Belene NPP Project    

The energy ministers of Bulgaria and Russia have agreed that the two countries need to find a mutually acceptable solution for the future use of the equipment already produced for the abandoned Belene nuclear power plant project.

Business » Energy | June 23, 2016, Thursday // 21:47 | Viewed: 2027

Bulgaria to Back Lending to SMEs with EUR 102 M in EU Funds by 2020

Bulgaria is the third country in the EU which has secured resources for lending to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) under the European Regional Development Fund, Deputy Economy Minister Daniela Vezieva has said.

Business | June 23, 2016, Thursday // 20:23 | Viewed: 1504

EC Closes 2012 Power Exports Case against Bulgaria

The European Commission has closed the case 4062/12/ENER against Bulgaria related to restrictions on electricity exports and imposing of import and export taxes, the Energy Ministry announced on Thursday.

Business » Energy | June 23, 2016, Thursday // 19:47 | Viewed: 1450

Swiss-Bulgarian IT Firm Wins Most Secure Cloud Platform Award

PCloud, a Swiss company with Bulgarian IT know-how, has won the most secure data storage cloud service award for 2016 at the Cloud & DevOps World Awards.

Business | June 23, 2016, Thursday // 16:29 | Viewed: 1458

China’s JAC Motors Looks into Opportunities to Start Making Electric Cars in Bulgaria

Chinese automaker JAC Motors is exploring opportunities to launch manufacturing in Bulgaria, the Economy Ministry in Sofia has announced.

Business » Industry | June 22, 2016, Wednesday // 23:21 | Viewed: 2037