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Brewers: 96% of Bulgaria's Beer Consumption Is National Production

96% of the beer consumed in Bulgaria in 2012 came from Bulgaria-based plants, making the brewery industry a main contributor to the country’s GDP, according to the Union of Brewers in Bulgaria, SPB.

Business » Industry | July 18, 2013, Thursday // 19:42 | Viewed: 2538

Bulgarian Min: Previous Govt Deliberately Ruined State Companies

Bulgarian Minister of Economy and Energy Dragomir Stoynev has criticized the preceding cabinet of ex-PM Boyko Borisov of allowing the ruin of important state companies.

Business » Industry | June 29, 2013, Saturday // 20:12 | Viewed: 2121

Bulgarian Syndicates Blast Weapons Behemoth Management

The Confederation of Independent and Free Syndicates in Bulgaria, KNSB, is calling for the sacking of the entire management of the country's largest arms factory, VMZ Sopot.

Business » Industry | June 13, 2013, Thursday // 17:01 | Viewed: 1223

Bulgaria's Economy Minister to Visit Troubled Arms Manufacturer

Economy and Energy Minister Dragomir Stoynev is to visit Bulgaria's largest arms factory, VMZ Sopot, to meet with the chief executives and trade union representatives at the plant.

Business » Industry | June 13, 2013, Thursday // 10:07 | Viewed: 749

Bulgaria's Investment Planning Minister to Amend 80 Laws

Ivan Danov, Bulgaria's Minister of Investment Planning, has vowed to work to amend over 80 laws in order to guarantee clear rules, facilitate the issuing of building permits, ensure predictable procedures, and apply good European practices.

Business » Industry | June 7, 2013, Friday // 15:10 | Viewed: 1401

Loan Might Secure Salaries at Bulgaria's Arms Behemoth

Money for the salaries of the workers at the Bulgaria's largest arms factory, VMZ Sopot, may be provided by a loan from another State company, Bulgaria's new Economy and Energy Minister, Dragomir Stoinev, explained.

Business » Industry | June 3, 2013, Monday // 11:53 | Viewed: 1092

Chinese Textile Companies Seek to Set up Factories in Bulgaria

Chinese companies are willing to set up textile manufacturing units in Bulgaria, according to media reports.

Business » Industry | June 1, 2013, Saturday // 16:19 | Viewed: 2200

Bulgaria Reopens Privatization of Weapons Behemoth

Bulgaria's Privatization Agency has announced Tuesday it is launching a new procedure for the privatization of the country's largest arms factory, VMZ Sopot.

Business » Industry | May 14, 2013, Tuesday // 18:51 | Viewed: 1840

China's Yutong Bus Mulls Opening Factory in Bulgaria

China’s Yutong Bus company considers opening a bus factory in Bulgaria, Bulgarian media have reported.

Business » Industry | April 3, 2013, Wednesday // 19:51 | Viewed: 1710

Bulgarian Military Plant to Take Bank Loan to Pay Overdue Salaries

Some 4000 workers of Bulgaria's VMZ Sopot military plant, who have had their salaries delayed by a month, are expected to get payment after the arms manufacturer withdraws a loan from Corporate Commercial Bank.

Business » Industry | March 22, 2013, Friday // 19:58 | Viewed: 1445

Bulgarian NGOs to Appeal Gold Mining Concession for Krumovgrad Deposit at EC

Civic associations plan to appeal the gold mining concession for a deposit located near the southern Bulgarian city of Krumovgrad at the European Commission.

Business » Industry | March 15, 2013, Friday // 13:36 | Viewed: 1752

Bulgaria Sees EU's Largest Annual Industrial Production Increase January 2013

Bulgaria's industrial production increased by 8.0% in January 2013 compared with January 2012, according to Eurostat.

Business » Industry | March 13, 2013, Wednesday // 13:19 | Viewed: 1533

Bulgaria's Zagorka Brewery Names New General Manager

Bulgaria's Zagorka brewery, a fully owned subsidiary of Heineken, has named Nikolay Mladenov as its new General Manager.

Business » Industry | March 7, 2013, Thursday // 17:46 | Viewed: 1491

Bulgaria's Cigarette Market Shrinks in January 2013

Bulgaria's cigarette market declined by 5.9% in January 2013 compared with December 2012, according to latest data from the industry.

Business » Industry | February 26, 2013, Tuesday // 13:33 | Viewed: 1042

Bulgaria's Faltering Military Plant Reopens for Workers

Employees in the troubled Bulgarian State-owned arms manufacturer, VMZ Sopot, are returning to work Monday after a 12-day paid leave.

Business » Industry | February 25, 2013, Monday // 11:17 | Viewed: 919

LEM Set to Establish Low-Cost Plant in Bulgaria's Sofia

LEM, a company specialized in the measurement and control of electrical parameters, plans to invest CHF 2 M to establish a new low-cost production plant in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Business » Industry | February 11, 2013, Monday // 09:15 | Viewed: 4580

Bulgarian Parliament OKs 'Easy' Sale of Military Plant

After heated debates, lasting for over three hours, the Bulgarian Parliament decided to remove troubled State-owned arms manufacturer, VMZ, from the list of privatization bans.

Business » Industry | February 7, 2013, Thursday // 15:39 | Viewed: 1883

Staff of Faltering Bulgarian Military Plant on 2-Week Leave

All workers of Bulgaria's state-owned military plant VMZ Sopot will go on a two-week leave during which the ones to be dismissed will be selected, according to Dimitar Atanasov from the Podkrepa Labor Confederation.

Business » Industry | February 5, 2013, Tuesday // 12:44 | Viewed: 1097

National Security Probes Bulgaria's Faltering Military Plant

The State Agency for National Security, DANS, has started a probe at Bulgaria's heavily indebted State-owned arms manufacturer, VMZ Sopot.

Business » Industry | February 4, 2013, Monday // 19:21 | Viewed: 1500

Workers at Faltering Military Plant 'Laud' Bulgarian PM

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, was greeted with applause by workers at Bulgaria's heavily indebted State-owned arms manufacturer, VMZ Sopot.

Business » Industry | January 28, 2013, Monday // 15:41 | Viewed: 1395

Bulgaria's Military Plant Workers Get Pay, Call off Strike

Nearly BGN four million have been wired Friday for salaries of workers at Bulgaria's State-owned arms manufacturer, VMZ Sopot.

Business » Industry | January 25, 2013, Friday // 13:10 | Viewed: 929