Reuters The Southeast Europe Equity Fund (SEEF), a U.
Barriers to the creation of new firms are a critical obstacle to sustained growth in the transition countries of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, according to a new report by the World Bank entitled "Transition: The First Ten Years."
Associated Press NATO chief Lord Robertson warned eastern European nations hoping to secure membership in the alliance this year that they will have to pull their weight in the mutual defense pact.
Itar-Tass By Andrei Naryshkin
“If we have to issue new Bulgarian euro bonds, that will take place in the second half of the year. It is very probable though that such issue won’t be necessary since now the basic macroeconomic indicators are better than it was expected,“ deputy finance
Financial Times; Jan 16, 2002 By ROBERT ANDERSON and STEFAN WAGSTYL
Gross foreign debt totalled USD 10,024 BLN at end-November, preliminary figures of Bulgarian Central Bank show. Compared to figures of the end of 2000, gross foreign debt was down by USD 339.
UN Security Council is a standing body of the international organization, which means that it can be convened any time, Vladimir Sotirov, Bulgaria’s representative to the UN, said, commenting the Security Council work. He added that its program is very in
BY Milena Hristova “Bulgaria has long traditions, it is a stable element in a non-stable region,” Gernot Erler, deputy floor leader of the German Social Democratic Party, said in his lecture on Germany’s policy in Southeastern Europe after the events of
“I believe that Mr. Busec likes our country, which does not mean that it will be privileged in any way in his future work,“ Vladimir Filipov, coordinator of the Stability Pact for Bulgaria said for the Bulgarian National Radio.
(Text, released by the rating agency) LONDON, Jan 14 - Fitch, the international rating agency, today upgraded the Republic of Bulgaria's Long-term foreign currency ratings to 'BB-' (BB minus) from 'B+'.
Almost 90% of the readers who cast their votes in the latest poll of novinite.com answered positively the question “Does Tourism in Bulgaria Have Future?” Out of all 142, 125 voters were positive only 17 expressed the opinion that the tourism sector in Bu
AFT In 1997 Bulgaria, on the verge of hyperinflation, introduced a currency board, a system that linked the Bulgarian currency, the lev, to the German mark in a one-to-one exchange parity, on the advice of the IMF.
Bulgarian children, students at the art school in the northern town of Pleven, were awarded medals at an international painting competition in Macedonia. Their works were selected from among 4,500 painted by children from three continents, the school dire
The Currency Board in Bulgaria can be compared to a strait jacket, Krasimir Angarski, economic advisor to the President, said in a radio program. According to him the system is imposed so that the printing of more money for covering social expenses can be
It is the fourth successive year that Bulgaria’s biggest shipyard ‘s operations have been stopped operating and is covered with snow, while several thousand employees lost their jobs, Deputy Prime Minister Nikolay Vassilev said during the parliamentary co
A list of key tasks concerning Bulgaria’s European integration was approved by the Cabinet on January 10. State Administration Minister Dimitur Kalchev is to draw up an action plan for the implementation of the National Anti-Corruption Strategy.
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