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TENDERS CALLED ON THREE NEW SITES AT SUNNY BEACH

The Privatisation Agency announced three new sites in Sunny Beach resort for sale-the `Trakiya` administrative building, the `Oasis` canteen, and the `Aquarama` water amusement facility. The sale will be realized through an open bidding tender.

Business | August 18, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 353

GOROUBSO~MADAN GRANTED TWO CONCESSIONS

`Goroubso-Madan was granted two concessions for 30-year exploitation of the Petrovitza and Krushev Dol deposits`, Subi Kichukov, Deputy Director of the company, announced. The annual fees for the concessions will depend on the quantity of ore extracted.

Business | August 18, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 405

STEAM HEATING UP BY 30% IN THE FALL

`The price for using central steam heating in Bulgaria will grow in the fall and this is already envisaged in the budget`, Deputy Prime Minister Nikolay Vassilev announced. The raise will be by 30% at the least and in some of the towns the prices will be

Business | August 18, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 403

NEW TOBACCO STANDARDS POSTPONED

The minimum tobacco quality requirements will be mandatory for tobacco producers from the beginning of next year. This is envisaged by the latest amendment to the implementing regulations for the Tobacco and Tobacco Goods Act approved by the ministers yes

Business | August 17, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 401

BUSINESS IN BRIEF

The tender on the unfinished editorial office building of the Rodina printing and publishing house, which was scheduled for Thursday, failed again. None of the three candidates, Overgas Holding of Yambol, Artek A & K of Dubai, and PricewaterhouseCoopers B

Business | August 16, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 422

MOBIKOM`S MANAGING DIRECTOR RESIGNS VIA E~MAIL

John Munnery, Managing Director of the Mobile Telecommunications Company Mobikom, has informed his employees of lodging his resignation via e-mail, e-newspaper Mediapool wrote. At present Munurey is on holiday and is expected to come back to Sofia later t

Business | August 16, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 497

OFFICE RENTS GOES UP AFTER TAX INCREASE

Introduction of a higher tax rate for non-residential houses, including rented houses, is being discussed, deputy minister of regional development and public works Belin Mollov said yesterday. This measure will affect mainly the rent prices for offices, s

Business | August 16, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 383

BUSINESS IN BRIEF

Five Bulgarian companies will participate in the Bilisim `01 fair for information and communications technologies, due to be organised in Istanbul September 4 through 9. The exhibition is part of the German CeBIT fair and is one of the biggest in the Euro

Business | August 16, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 454

VASSILEV:ELECTRICITY PRICES POLITICALLY FROZEN

The rise in the power prices is inevitable, Nikolay Vassilev, Deputy Prime minister and Economy Minister said. It was delayed since it was frozen intentionally by a political decision in 1999-2000, he added.

Business | August 16, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 542

SPECULATIONS ABOUT ENERGY CHIEF`S SEAT

Gati Al-Jiburi, will known in international business in Bulgaria from his past KPMG Bulgarian leading position might head the Energy Agency if PM Simeon Saxe-Coburg approves him to the office, Standart Daily announced . Al-Jiburi at present is a commercia

Business | August 16, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 385

ONE MORE DEPUTY ECONOMY MINISTER APPOINTED

Prime minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg appointed a new deputy minister of economy. He is Dimitar Hadzhinikolov from the quota of the MRF in the ministry, headed by Nikolay Vassilev.

Business | August 16, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 461

CUSTOMS` HEADS RESHUFFLED

New director of `Customs` Agency Emil Dimitrov reshuffled the directors of the regional customs directorates. Director of Plovdiv-based office Peter Nedev will head the customs checkpoint in Kapitan Andreevo.

Business | August 16, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 435

TWO CUSTOM OFFICE DEPUTIES DISMISSED

`I asked Prof. Stoyan Dourin, president of the Licensed Expert Accountants Institute, his team to make an independent audit of the customs administration,` said for `Standart` the new director of the `Customs` Agency - Emil Dimitrov.

Business | August 15, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 526

PRIVATIZATION DEALS TO BE CHECKED BY NEW BOARD

The members of the new Supervisory Board of the Privatization Agency |have requested information about all deals the PA has concluded since the beginning of 2001, as well as about those which are to be finalized in the same year, Petko Nikolov, Director o

Business | August 15, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 532

4.75 % INTEREST RATE EFFECTIVE AUGUST 15

The base interest rate was hiked by 0.16% to 4.

Business | August 15, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 365

TENDER FOR RODINA BUILDING AGAIN FAILED

The tender on the unfinished building of Rodina printing and publishing company, failed like the both previous ones, as the three candidates did not show up. The next tender session was scheduled for this Thursday.

Business | August 14, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 435

UK FIRM INTERESTED IN BELENE NUCLEAR POWER PLANT

The British company BNFL is interested in the construction of Belene nuclear power plant, the State Agency for Energy and Energy Resources announced. The company is also willing to consult the decommissioning of units 1 and 2 of Kozloduy nuclear power pla

Business | August 14, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 526

DIMITROV APPOINTED CUSTOMS AGENCY DIRECTOR

Emil Dimitrov, a former Finance Ministry auditor known as `The Inspector`, is the new director of the Customs Agency. Dimitrov was recommended for the position by Finance Minister Milen Velchev and approved by Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg.

Business | August 14, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 538

IMPORTANT STATE COMPANIES UNDER AUDIT PROCEDURE

An audit is being conducted in the important state companies controlled by the Economy Ministry, Deputy Prime Minister Nikolai Vassilev told a news conference in Varna. Checks have also been launched as to how the Ministry officials representing the sta

Business | August 14, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 540

RING FOR COUNTERFEIT MONEY BUSTED

Police officers of the Romanian directorate for fight against organized crime busted two rings for the distribution of counterfeit money made in Bulgaria, Romanian paper `Monitorul` quotes Col. Gelu Drunjianu as saying.

Business | August 13, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 472

BUSINESS IN BRIEF

Deputy PM and Economy minister Nikolay Vasilev said he would have an urgent meeting with the head of AKB Fores Industrial Holding, Nikolay Banev, to discuss the numerous complaints submitted to the minister by Polimeri employees. It seems that around Augu

Business | August 13, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 583
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