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Cost Effectiveness, Talented Crews Draw Film Makers to Bulgaria’s NuBoyana Studios, CEO Tells Xinhua

The CEO of Bulgaria-based NuBoyana Film Studios, Yariv Lerner, has told Xinhua that the shooting of The Expendables 4 and another movie with Morgan Freeman is in the pipeline for the company.

Business | September 1, 2015, Tuesday // 20:50 | Viewed: 944

Repair Works on Bulgaria's Hemus, Trakia Motorways Resume

The repair works on the Hemus and Trakia motorways, which were paused for the high summer season, resumed on Tuesday.

Business | September 1, 2015, Tuesday // 13:58 | Viewed: 1088

8000-Year-Old Neolithic Settlement to Become New Tourist Attraction of Sofia

The neolithic settlement in the Slatina neighbourhood will become one of the tourist attractions of the Bulgarian capital next year.

Business » Tourism | September 1, 2015, Tuesday // 11:20 | Viewed: 1525

World Bank's IFC Grants Kaufland EUR 80 M for Bulgaria Expansion

Kaufland, the biggest retail chain operating in Bulgaria, has been granted a EUR 80 M credit line by a World Bank affiliate to open 10 more branches in smaller towns.

Business | September 1, 2015, Tuesday // 10:25 | Viewed: 1428

Bulgaria's Economy Minister: Inspections at Petrol Stations Will Continue

Bulgaria's Economy Minister Bozhidar Lukarski assured that the inspections on the quality of the fuels at petrol stations will continue.

Business | September 1, 2015, Tuesday // 10:01 | Viewed: 1029

World Bank to Help Bulgaria Absorb EU Funding

World Bank group experts are to sign with the Bulgarian government on Tuesday a memorandum to assist Sofia in more efficiently absorbing EU funds for the 2014-2020 period.

Business | September 1, 2015, Tuesday // 08:24 | Viewed: 1221

Bulgaria Fin Min Expects 0.7% Budget Surplus as of End-August

Bulgaria’s central government budget is expected to show a surplus of BGN 601M equivalent to 0.7% of the projected 2015 GDP as of August 31, the Finance Ministry said on Monday.

Business » Finance | August 31, 2015, Monday // 20:33 | Viewed: 1057

Bulgaria Reports 0.9% Budget Surplus as of End-July

Bulgaria’s central government budget showed a surplus of BGN 789M equivalent to 0.

Business » Finance | August 31, 2015, Monday // 19:59 | Viewed: 1284

FDI in Bulgaria’s Non-Financial Sector Drops by 5.9% in 2014  

Foreign direct investment into Bulgaria’s non-financial sector decreased by 5.9% last year, reaching EUR 21.95B, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) announced on Monday.

Business | August 31, 2015, Monday // 17:47 | Viewed: 1311

Bulgaria 'Offers Azerbaijan Energy Cooperation Package'

The Bulgarian government has unveiled a package of energy cooperation projects on which it would seek to work with Azerbaijan, Bulgaria's Ambassador to the country has said.

Business » Energy | August 31, 2015, Monday // 11:23 | Viewed: 1740

Mining Industry Accounts for 5% of Bulgaria’s GDP – Energy Minister

The mining industry generates 5% of Bulgaria’s GDP and provides jobs for over 24 000 people, according to Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova.

Business » Energy | August 29, 2015, Saturday // 15:40 | Viewed: 1662

Bulgaria’s State-Owned Railway Carrier Sees Its Market Share Shrink to 5.1%

The number of passengers using the services of the Bulgarian State Railways (BDZ) company has dropped by over 1 million, or 9%, over the past year.

Business | August 29, 2015, Saturday // 13:15 | Viewed: 1907

Bulgaria’s C-Bank to Replace BGN 2 Banknotes with BGN 2 Coins by end-2015

The Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) will release a new BGN 2 coin to replace the BGN 2 banknotes by end-2015.

Business » Finance | August 29, 2015, Saturday // 10:05 | Viewed: 1629

Bulgaria’s Business Climate Improves in August

Bulgaria’s business climate climate indicator has advanced by 1.

Business | August 28, 2015, Friday // 20:00 | Viewed: 1531

Sofia’s New Integrated Municipal Waste Management System Completed

The construction of Sofia’s new integrated municipal waste management system has been completed and all of the equipment has been installed.

Business | August 28, 2015, Friday // 15:01 | Viewed: 2159

Trips of Bulgarians Abroad Record 16.5 % Increase in July

Bulgarians made 528 604 trips abroad in July, which represented an increase of 16.5 % compared to the same month in 2014.

Business » Tourism | August 27, 2015, Thursday // 21:16 | Viewed: 1822

Price of Natural Gas in Bulgaria May Drop by over 13.6% as of October

The price of natural gas may drop by more than 13.6% as of October, according to Ivan Ivanov, Chair of the Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (KEVR).

Business » Energy | August 27, 2015, Thursday // 12:44 | Viewed: 1508

Watchdog OKs Agreement between Bulgaria’s National Power Co, ContourGlobal Maritsa East 3 TPP

Bulgaria’s Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (KEVR) has approved the power purchase agreement between US-owned thermal power plant ContourGlobal Maritsa East 3 TPP and the National Electric Company (NEK).

Business » Energy | August 27, 2015, Thursday // 12:18 | Viewed: 1530

Bulgarian Authorities Place Seals on 660 Tonnes of Fuel amid Filling Station Probes

Bulgarian authorities have temporarily blocked the sale of a total of 660 tonnes of fuel by placing seals at filling stations amid ongoing inspections.

Business » Energy | August 27, 2015, Thursday // 08:41 | Viewed: 1587

US-owned TPP AES Bulgaria Finalizes Agreement with National Power Utility

US-owned thermal power plant AES 3C Maritza East I and Bulgaria’s National Electric Company (NEK) have finalized the agreement on amending the long-term contract for purchasing electricity generated by the TPP.

Business » Energy | August 26, 2015, Wednesday // 12:36 | Viewed: 1736

Ambulances in Bulgaria to Reach Patients in 8-120 minutes, Depending on Urgency

Ambulances in Bulgaria will reach patients in 8-120 minutes, depending on the urgency of the case, according to a draft new emergency medical care standard published on the website of the Health Ministry.

Business | August 26, 2015, Wednesday // 10:05 | Viewed: 1504