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China’s JAC Motors Looks into Opportunities to Start Making Electric Cars in Bulgaria

Chinese automaker JAC Motors is exploring opportunities to launch manufacturing in Bulgaria, the Economy Ministry in Sofia has announced.

Business » Industry | June 22, 2016, Wednesday // 23:21 | Viewed: 2046

Yazaki to Invest BGN 45 M in Its 3rd Bulgarian Plant

Japanese car parts manufacturer Yazaki plans to employ some 3 000 people for the factory it is about to begin building in Dimitrovgrad, the head of Bulgaria's investment promotion agency has said.

Business » Industry | June 22, 2016, Wednesday // 11:19 | Viewed: 1796

Bulgarian Arms Maker VMZ Expects EUR 50 M in New Deals after Paris Trade Show

Bulgarian arms manufacturer VMZ has said it expects to sign deals worth a total of some EUR 50 M following its participation in the international defence and security exhibition Eurosаtory 2016.

Business » Industry | June 17, 2016, Friday // 17:32 | Viewed: 1705

Bulgaria Proposes to Russia Joint Production of Ships, High-tech Items

Bulgaria has proposed to Russia to manufacture jointly high-tech products and items with high added value that can be sold on the Russian market as well as in the EU and third countries.

Business » Industry | June 16, 2016, Thursday // 16:14 | Viewed: 2029

Bulgaria’s Industrial Production Grows 2.5% Y/Y in April; Monthly Growth at Zero - Eurostat

Bulgaria registered zero growth in industrial production on a monthly basis for April 2016 following a 0.

Business » Industry | June 14, 2016, Tuesday // 20:02 | Viewed: 1586

Bulgaria’s Industrial Production Index Rises 2.5% Y/Y in April

Bulgaria’s industrial production index adjusted for the number of working days rose by 2.

Business » Industry | June 8, 2016, Wednesday // 17:20 | Viewed: 1389

Yazaki, Sa-ba to Open Spare Parts Factories in Bulgaria's Dimitrovgrad

Japan's Yazaki and Turkey's Sa-ba, manufacturers of car parts, are set to build two facilities in Dimitrovgrad, Southern Bulgaria, Capital daily reports.

Business » Industry | June 6, 2016, Monday // 12:46 | Viewed: 1853

Bulgarian Parliament Tentatively Bans Sale of Three Arms Firms

Bulgaria’sParliament on Thursday approved on first reading a ban on the sale of arms manufacturers VMZ and NITI, as well as arms trader Kintex.

Business » Industry | June 2, 2016, Thursday // 11:12 | Viewed: 5768

Bulgaria’s 2015 Arms Exports Top EUR 640 M, Up 50% Y/Y

Bulgarian exports of military hardware increased by more than 50% last year compared with 2014, a government official has said.

Business » Industry | May 25, 2016, Wednesday // 18:59 | Viewed: 2006

Sweden’s Assa Abloy Acquires Bulgarian-Based Locking Systems Maker Mauer

Sweden’s Assa Abloy, a global door opening solutions provider, has acquired Mauer, a leading manufacturer of cylinders and locks and supplier of locking products in Bulgaria, for an undisclosed sum.

Business » Industry | May 19, 2016, Thursday // 21:04 | Viewed: 2732

China’s Zhengzhou Yutong Bus Co. Considering Production in Bulgaria

Chinese bus manufacturer Zhengzhou Yutong Bus Co.Ltd is considering the construction of a factory in Bulgaria, Sofia-based daily Dnevnik reported on Monday.

Business » Industry | May 16, 2016, Monday // 18:42 | Viewed: 2195

Workers to Protest Again over Closure of Tobacco Plant in Sofia

Trarade unions with Bulgaria's major tobacco holding Bulgartabac have called for Monday a demonstration against the decision to close down a Sofia-based tobacco plant.

Business » Industry | May 9, 2016, Monday // 08:35 | Viewed: 1993

Bulgarian Govt Proposes to Ban Sale of Two Key Arms Firms

The Bulgarian government has proposed to ban the sale of arms manufacturer VMZ-Sopot and arms trader Kintex on account of their major importance for national security.

Business » Industry | May 4, 2016, Wednesday // 19:29 | Viewed: 2340

Bulgaria Ranks among Top Software Outsourcing Destinations, Studies Show

Two recent studies point to Eastern Europe and Bulgaria in particular as an increasingly attractive destination for companies looking to outsource software, according to an article posted on ZDnet website.

Business » Industry | April 30, 2016, Saturday // 10:59 | Viewed: 4017

Miners Stage Blockade Near Bulgaria's Burgas over Lack of Payment

Workers at closed Cherno More mine, in the region of Burgas, blocked on Tuesday morning the road between Burgas and the resort of Slanchev Bryag (Sunny Beach) to protest against the delay in payment of wages and compensations.

Business » Industry | April 26, 2016, Tuesday // 12:01 | Viewed: 4284

Bulgaria Backtracks on Plan to Sell Arms Firms VMZ, Kintex in 2018-2019

Bulgarian arms  manufacturer VMZ-Sopot and arms trader Kintex will remain state-owned, it emerged on Wednesday after a weekly cabinet meeting.

Business » Industry | April 13, 2016, Wednesday // 22:18 | Viewed: 5050

Bulgaria's Tobacco Unions Call on EconMin to Step Down

The trade unions of employees in Bulgaria's tobacco industry have demanded the resignation of Economy Minister Bozhidar Lukarski over what they describe as his "passive" behaviour to the developments at major tobacco holding Bulgartabac.

Business » Industry | April 5, 2016, Tuesday // 08:45 | Viewed: 4508

Chinese Investors Seek to Build New Industrial City Near Bulgaria's Plovdiv

Investors from the Chinese city of Shenzhen are willing to erect a new "economic city" near Plovdiv in Bulgaria, daily 24 Chasa reports.

Business » Industry | April 5, 2016, Tuesday // 08:26 | Viewed: 5698

OSRAM to Invest BGN 45 M in Bulgaria's Plovdiv

Bulgaria's Economy Minister Bozhidar Lukarski is set to turn the first sod on a new procution facilitiy for ligthbulb manufacturer OSRAM on Tuesday, his ministry says.

Business » Industry | March 22, 2016, Tuesday // 08:34 | Viewed: 6391

Bulgaria Has Increased Wine Exports to China, Germany, UK - Minister

Bulgaria's wine production industry is working under the conditions of a drop in exports to Russia and a surge to China, Germany, and the UK, Agriculture Minister Desislava Taneva said on Sunday.

Business » Industry | February 14, 2016, Sunday // 16:42 | Viewed: 5634

Bulgarian Bicycle Exports Keep Rising

The volume of Bulgaria’s exports of bicycles increased by more than a fifth between 2013 and 2014 to almost 819,000 units, maintaining an upward trend, Bike Europe trade journal reported on Monday.

Business » Industry | February 8, 2016, Monday // 17:30 | Viewed: 6071