Shell Gets Nod for Offshore Oil&Gas Exploration from Bulgaria Govt  

Bulgaria gave the green light to Shell Exploration and Production (LIX) B.

Business » Energy | 3 hours ago | Viewed: 633

Bulgaria Working to Keep Gas Transport under 100% State Control - PM

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has asserted the country is "actively working" tomake sure "everything" that regards gas transportation is fully state-owned.

Business » Energy | 7 hours ago | Viewed: 750

Bulgaria Mulls Changing Requirements for New Foreign Business Registrations

The Bulgarian Foreign Ministry has put forward amendments to the law which sets out requirements for foreign nationals who wish to start a business in the country.

Business | 9 hours ago | Viewed: 912

Marks & Spencer Leaving 5 SEE Countries

UK retailer Marks & Spencer has announced it is pulling out of Bulgaria, Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia, and Slovenia.

Business | October 12, 2015, Monday // 21:58 | Viewed: 1584

Westinghouse Should Return to Bulgaria, but 'Under New Conditions' - PM

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has voiced his hope that US-based Westinghouse will return to Bulgaria and build Unit 7 of the Kozloduy nuclear power plant, but under new conditions.

Business » Energy | October 12, 2015, Monday // 19:09 | Viewed: 1397

Germany’s KfW Intends to Lend EUR 100M to Back Bulgaria’s Energy Efficiency Programme  

Germany’s KfW Development Bank has signed a letter of intent with state-owned Bulgarian Development Bank (BDB) to lend EUR 100 M to finance Bulgaria’s programme for boosting the energy efficiency of multi-family residential buildings.

Business » Finance | October 12, 2015, Monday // 17:42 | Viewed: 1378

Bulgarian Appointed as Viber's CEE Business Development Manager

Messaging company Viber announced on Monday it has appointed Daniela Ivanova as business development manager for Central and Eastern Europe.

Business | October 12, 2015, Monday // 16:40 | Viewed: 1244

Bulgaria Records Negative Balance of Trade with Third Countries in January-August

Between January and August 2015, Bulgaria recorded a negative balance of trade with third countries amounting to BGN 572.2 M.

Business | October 12, 2015, Monday // 11:55 | Viewed: 1325

ICCO Appoints Bulgaria's PR Expert Maxim Behar as President

At its global summit held in Milan last week, the International Communications Consultancy Group (ICCO) appointed Bulgaria's PR expert, Maxim Behar, as its new President.

Business | October 12, 2015, Monday // 09:43 | Viewed: 1156

World Film Stars Appear in New Commercial Promoting Bulgaria

World-famous film stars appear in a new commercial promoting Bulgaria as a tourist destination, the Tourism Ministry in Sofia announced on Sunday.

Business » Tourism | October 11, 2015, Sunday // 18:00 | Viewed: 2308

Landslide Curbs Traffic on Bulgaria’s Lyulin Motorway

A landslide has hampered traffic on Lyulin motorway linking Bulgaria’s capital city of Sofia with the border with Greece on Sunday.

Business » Industry | October 11, 2015, Sunday // 11:44 | Viewed: 1887

Iran, Bulgaria Sign MoU on Transit Corridor Bypassing Turkey - Report

Transport officials of Iran and Bulgaria have agreed to open a corridor crossing Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, and the Black Seaq, Iran’s private news agency Mehr reported on Sunday.

Business | October 11, 2015, Sunday // 11:22 | Viewed: 2455

NOA UK Awards Bulgaria as World's Offshoring Destination of 2015

Bulgaria has become the Offshoring Destination of the Year for 2015, the National Outsourcing Association UK.

Business | October 10, 2015, Saturday // 13:52 | Viewed: 1963

Bulgaria Lagging Behind in Education - WEF

Bulgaria needs to invest into education, a knowledge-based industry, and talent development, a representative of the World Economic Forum (WEF) has said.

Business | October 10, 2015, Saturday // 11:16 | Viewed: 1553

EUR 12.3 M Gas Transmission Pipeline Opens in NE Bulgaria

A new high-pressure gas pipeline was opened in Bulgaria on Friday, linking the Danube city of Silistra to the national gas transmission network.

Business » Energy | October 9, 2015, Friday // 19:31 | Viewed: 1699

Bulgaria Registers Negative Balance of Trade with EU in January-July

Between January and July 2015, Bulgaria registered a negative balance of trade with the EU, which exceeded BGN 2.4 B.

Business | October 9, 2015, Friday // 15:52 | Viewed: 1557

Turkish Arkomat to Open Second Wire Harness Production Plant in Bulgaria

The Turkish company Arkomat, which specialises in the production of wire harnesses for Volkswagen, will open a second production plant in Bulgaria in a month.

Business | October 9, 2015, Friday // 14:01 | Viewed: 1742

Bulgarian FinMin Foresees More Spending on Defence, Education in 2016 Budget

Bulgarian Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov expressed hope on Friday that the government budget for 2016 will allocate more funds for spending on defence, education and infrastructure.

Business » Finance | October 9, 2015, Friday // 12:55 | Viewed: 1565

'Bulgaria's Oligarchs Are the Politicians,' KTB Owner Vasilev Says

Commenting on the collapse of Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB), which was once Bulgaria's fourth-largest lender and of which he was the majority owner, Vasilev criticized Prime Minister Boyko Borisov for missing the "historic opportunity" to restore KTB to

Business » Finance | October 9, 2015, Friday // 11:05 | Viewed: 2414

Bulgaria Not Planning to Nationalize AES, ContourGlobal TPPs, Energy Min Says

Bulgarian Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova has turned down a proposal by employers' organizations that potential investors should be sought to replace AES and ContourGlobal as shareholders at thermal power plants.

Business » Energy | October 8, 2015, Thursday // 22:07 | Viewed: 1765

Deputy PM Identifies Most Prospective Sectors of Bulgarian Economy

Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev identified the most perspective sectors of the Bulgarian economy during his visit to Sofia Tech Park on Thursday.

Business | October 8, 2015, Thursday // 14:03 | Viewed: 1944