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INDUSTRIAL EXPORTS MARKED A FALL IN JANUARY

January receipts from industrial exports fell by 11,6 % over the previous year, mainly due to a drop in exports of metals and chemicals, data of the National Statistics Institute show. In January receipts from metals and metal products were down by 23,9%

Views on BG | March 13, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 202

DEMAND FOR CREDITS ON THE RISE

Demands for credits rose slightly in the last week of February as interest rates fell, data of the Bulgarian National Bank shows. Between February 23 and March 1 the banks extended new credits amounting to BGN 55,5 M, up 7,98% compared to the week before.

Views on BG | March 12, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 302

GREEK JUDICIARY WILL INVESTIGATE OTE DEAL IN BULGARIA

The Associated Press ATHENS, Greece - Judicial investigators will make a full probe of alleged improprieties by Greece's main telecommunications firm to secure a deal for a mobile telephone license in Bulgaria, the government said Tuesday.

Views on BG | March 12, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 357

INTELLINEWS: BRADY-EUROBOND EXCHANGE RUNS MANY RISKS

The assessment of the planned Brady-Eurobond exchange depends on details, which are yet to be clarified and the success of the deal on the market, Piritta Sorsa, Resident Representative of the International Monetary Fund, said. She pointed out that IMF su

Views on BG | March 12, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 418

BULGARIA TO RESTRUCTURE ITS FOREIGN DEBT

The Financial Times By Theodor Troev

Views on BG | March 12, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 288

THE ECONOMIST: INTERNAL STRESSES EXPECTED IN BG RULING COALITION

“The coalition between the Simeon II National Movement (SNM) and the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (MRF) will have a comfortable enough majority to pass legislation, but will increasingly divided over unpopular policy measures increase, “ The Economist

Views on BG | March 11, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 276

BBC: FORMER FM TO LEAD BULGARIA OPPOSITION

From the newsroom of the BBC World Service Bulgaria's largest opposition party, the centre-right Union of Democratic Forces UDF, has elected a former foreign minister as its leader.

Views on BG | March 11, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 257

STABILITY PACT COORDINATOR CALLS FOR NEW OUTREACH PROGRAM FOR BALKANS

The Associated Press The head of the EU reconstruction program for the Balkans urged the European Union Monday to draft a new outreach strategy for these eight nations in the coming years, when 10 other East European nations will join the union.

Views on BG | March 11, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 266

WHO IS WHO: NADEZHDA MIHAYLOVA

Nadezhda Mihaylova was born on 9 August 1962 in Sofia. Married, with two daughters.

Views on BG | March 10, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 352

BBC: BULGARIA AND ROMANIA DISCUSS NATO MEMBERSHIP

From the newsroom of the BBC World Service The Bulgarian Prime Minister, Simeon Saxe-Coburg, who is in Romania for a two-day visit, has discussed the prospects of Nato membership for the two countries with his host, President Ion Iliescu.

Views on BG | March 10, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 292

PRELIMINARY ELECTIONS –POSSIBLE CRISIS OUTCOME, UDF RESOLUTION READS

“Preliminary elections are the possible outcome from the crisis, “ the political resolution of the thirteenth national conference of the union of Democratic Forces (UDF) reads.

Views on BG | March 10, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 351

PRESIDENT: POLITICAL STABILITY IS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT NOW

Bulgaria’s President Georgi Parvanov said that preserving political stability is extremely important since 2002 is decisive for Bulgaria. According to him new political tension would lead to dramatic consequences.

Views on BG | March 10, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 353

RELATIONS WITH RUSSIA-UNCHANGED, NOVINITE.COM MAJORITY READERS SAY

According to the majority of the readers of the news provider novinite.com Bulgarian-Russian relations are unchanged.

Views on BG | March 10, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 293

40% OF BULGARIA’S WOMEN SAY THEY SUFFERED HARASSMENT AT WORK

Up to 40% of Bulgarian women have suffered harassment at their workplace, data from a national representative survey conducted by the Agency for Social Research (ASR) show. 2.

Views on BG | March 10, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 342

OPPOSITION TO ELECT LEADER DURING SECOND DAY OF NATIONAL CONFERENCE

The thirteenth two-day national conference of the rightist Union of Democratic Forces opened on January 9th. Over 4000 delegates participate.

Views on BG | March 9, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 231

PRESIDENT: EU AND NATO REFUSAL NOT TO CHANGE BG POLITICAL ORIENTATION

EU and NATO refusal to accept Bulgaria won’t change the political orientation of Bulgaria, President Parvanov said, it emerged after a meeting of his with a delegation of the European Socialists Party. According to Parvanov, if both EU and NATO do not acc

Views on BG | March 8, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 253

EU REPORT ON BULGARIAN DAIRY, MEAT PRODUCERS READY SOON

EU veterinarians made an inspection to find how the Bulgarian system of mad cow disease prevention and control works. The official report will be ready within 20 days.

Views on BG | March 8, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 424

ITALIAN L'ESPRESSO WEEKLY: BULGARIA’S EU ENTRY TURNS INTO A DREAM

Bulgaria’s political and economic situation received diametrically opposite reflection on the pages of two Italian newspapers – Il Sole 24 ore Daily and L'Espresso Weekly. While the Italian business daily approves of the new Privatization Act, L'Espresso

Views on BG | March 7, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1331

PARTS OF CLASSIFIED CROWN AGENTS CONTRACT ILLEGALLY DISCLOSED

Extracts from the contract of the Finance Ministry and the British private company Crown Agents on the Bulgarian Customs were circulated illegally by an unknown agents in Parliament. The classified information has been written on sheets of paper and put

Views on BG | March 7, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 370

IMF OFFICIAL: PRIVATISATION DELAY WILL AFFECT FOREIGN INVESTMENTS

If the veto on the Privatisation Act delays the process of privatisation, this will reflect negatively on the interests of foreign and revenues on the budget, Piritta Sorsa, Resident Representative of International Monetary Fund to Bulgaria, said at third

Views on BG | March 6, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 293

NEWSWEEK DID NOT MEAN TO OFFEND BULGARIANS

“We regret that some Bulgarians and other readers were offended by the phrase we used. Our intent was to convey that the media, and sometimes the Olympic officials, seem to treat certain nationalities with more respect and affection than others, " reads t

Views on BG | March 6, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 406