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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

RETAIL PRICES FALL SYMBOLICALLY TO 0.2%

The National Statistics Institute announced an average drop of 0.2% in July retail prices, in comparison with the previous month.

Business | August 13, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 462

MUNICIPALITIES DISCUSS WITH FINANCE MINISTER

National Association of Bulgarian Municipalities will meet with finance minister Milen Velchev today to discuss the 2002 budget related with the municipal budgets and the 2001 budget, chairwoman Ginka Chavdarova said. An agreement between the association

Business | August 13, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 475

NEW TOBACCO BUSINESS REGULATIONS REQUIRED

Association of Private Tobacco Growers insisted on urgent amendments to the implementing regulations for the Tobacco Act and on the state`s active involvement in stipulating the procurement prices of tobacco. Within two weeks I will propose that the new q

Business | August 13, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 407

US FIRM ALSO LOOKS AT VARNA SHIPYARD

We negotiate with three investors aspiring for the `Varna Shipyard`. These are: Bulgarian consortium between `Bulgaria Holding` and `Odesos` dockyard, the U.

Business | August 13, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 494

ONE MILLION FOR CULTURAL TOURISM IN TURNOVO

Nearly 1 million leva of investment have been attracted to the development of cultural tourism in Veliko Turnovo as a result of the 4th International Folk Festival, held here between June 30 and July 7. The Festival is under the auspices of the UNESCO-af

Business | August 12, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 472

BUSINESS IN BRIEF

Prime Minister of Bulgaria will have 1327 Bulgarian leva monthly salary, same as the speaker of the parliament. The amount of leva equals to the same amount of German marks.

Business | August 12, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 496

BMW VARNA DEALER SHOT DEAD

BMW dealer in Vrana Lazar Anev (33) and his bodyguard were shot dead on Fiday. Anev was the owner of Albion Cars company and ran also several hotels.

Business | August 11, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 975

LAWYER TO CHAIR PRIVATIZATION SUPERVISORY BOARD

Jurist Petko Nikolov is the new head of the Supervisory Board of the Privatisation Agency. He was elected with consent at the first sitting of the Board.

Business | August 10, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 554

US SUPPORT FOR BULGARIAN HIGH TECH DEVELOPMENT

New ideas for cooperation in high-tech and telecommunications topped the agenda of a meeting between Transport and Telecommunications Minister Plamen Petrov and US Ambassador here Richard Miles. Petrov said that US partners should assist more actively in

Business | August 10, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 408

VICTORIA HOTEL PRIVATISATION CANCELLED

The Privatisation Agency cancelled the privatisation procedure for Hotel Victoria in the village of Ognyanovo, Gotse Delchev municipality. The procedure was re-opened on May 29, 2001, as one of the last decisions endorsed by the former PA CEO, Levon Hampa

Business | August 10, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 438

RAILWAYS PROGRAM LAUNCHED BY THE END OF 2001

`A new rehabilitation programme for the Bulgarian State Railways will be launched by this year`s end`, Transport Minister Plamen Petrov announced on Thursday. A new management concept will be developed for the troubled state-owned railways.

Business | August 9, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 386

PARLIAMENT ON A NEW IT LEVEL

BGN 680,000 from the parliamentary budget have been set aside for the purchase and installation of computer equipment in parliament, National Assembly General Secretary Ognyan Avramov said. The PC provider will be chosen under the Public Procurements A

Business | August 9, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 463

KREMICOVTZI TO BUILD DISTRIBUTION NETWORK

In the next 5 years Kremicovtzi Plc. steelworks will open 8 trade outlets around the country, worth a total of BGN 25 M, as part of its domestic distribution network, the board of directors decided.

Business | August 9, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 426

BUSINESS IN BRIEF

THE BULGARIAN TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPANY must re-launch the tender on telephone highway cables` supplier, as only one candidate, the MG plant Elcable of Burgas, showed in the first tender. According to the Bulgarian legislation at least three bidders shou

Business | August 9, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 424

ELECTRONIC CERTIFICATES NETWORK TO BE BUILT IN BG

`The construction of a Bulgaria-based network for issuing e-certificates began`, Information Service Plc. announced.

Business | August 9, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 387

ECONOMY MINISTRY REDUCED BY 20 PER CENT SOON

Honesty, responsibility and professionalism are the three qualities, which will be valued in the Ministry of Economy. That was what its chief Nikolay Vassilev said yesterday at his first meeting with the chiefs of directorates in the Ministry, held in the

Business | August 8, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 514
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