The rating agency Moody’s has decreased the deposit rating of Bulgarian DSK Bank to Ba2/Not-Prime as well as the deposit rating of Raiffeisen Bank to Ba3/Not-Prime.
The citizens of the Bulgarian village Lozen, located in the vicinity of the capital Sofia have alarmed local media and authorities on account of unannounced electricity disruptions.
A new innovative approach will be implemented at Sofia International Airport in order to fight illegal taxi services.
The European Central bank is to extend a backstop facility to Bulgaria and could provide assistance to other countries in Southeast Europe in view of possible crisis contagion from Greece, Bloomberg reports.
Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg inaugurated a NATO Forces Integration Unit (NFIU) in Bucharest as part of his visit to Romania on Thursday.
The Bulgarian Stock Exchange-Sofia (BSE-Sofia) has reported a 68% decrease in turnover to BGN 250,6 M on the year in the first half of 2015.
Bulgaria’s Energy Ministry has detected systematic unauthorized extraction of coal at the Bobov Dol basin.
The Bulgarian Development Bank (BDB) will receive EUR 150 M from the Council of Europe Development Bank for energy-related renovation of residential buildings.
In its latest report, which was presented on Thursday, Ernst & Young foresees a modest growth of the Bulgarian economy for this and next year.
10 000 liters of diesel fuel have been withdrawn from the market following inspections by a regional unit of Bulgaria’s State Agency for Metrological and Technical Surveillance at filling stations on the territory of the Silistra municipality.
The savings of citizens and non-profit organisations in Bulgarian banks increased by more than BGN 1.5 B in the past year.
A group of international investors have filed a claim to recover some of the USD 172 M it says it is owed by Bulgaria’s collapsed Corporate Commercial Bank, or KTB, The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.
The Bulgarian government will establish an energy security council, which will coordinate the national policy in the energy sector and define the Bulgarian priorities within the framework of the European Energy Union.
Bulgaria’s government is to consider a proposal for the creation of a special council tasked with preparing Bulgaria for eurozone accession at a regular meeting on July 1.
Bulgaria will close the first half of 2015 with a budget surplus of around BGN 850 M, according to preliminary data of the Finance Ministry.
In 2014 Bulgaria’s spending on research and development stood at BGN 206.6 M, up by 3.1% from 2013, according to the National Statistical Institute (NSI).
The Еnergy and Water Regulatory Commission held a closed sitting Monday and took the decision of extending the term at which electricity prices would remain intact.
Three Bulgarian projects aimed at improving transport infrastructure have so far been granted funding by the European Commission under the new the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF).
Bulgarian nationals visiting neighbouring Greece this week will have to carry enough cash to pay for goods and services after Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced a bank holiday and the introduction of capital controls.
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