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BUSINESS IN BRIEF

NOKIA COMMUNICATOR 9210 was presented officially in Hilton Sofia for the media and top level decision makers in Bulgaria. ***

Business | July 11, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 403

NEW REGULATIONS AT THE BG STOCK EXCHANGE

The Bulgarian stock exchange is to start working according to new regulations, enforced from July 16, officials from the stock exchange announced. The changes will concern the package deals.

Business | July 11, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 484

50.1% OF BUDGETED ANNUAL TAX REVENUES COLLECTED

A total of 50.1% of the budgeted annual tax revenues were collected by June 30, 2001, the Chief Tax Directorate reported.

Business | July 11, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 422

CONSORTIUM TO BACK VARNA SHIPYARD

A Bulgarian consortium of banks and companies is ready to support the rehabilitation program for the Varna Shipyard, proposed by the British Camell Laird, PARI Daily reported. Two weeks ago a meeting has been held among political leaders, representatives

Business | July 11, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 427

ITALY INCREASES TRADE WITH BULGARIA IN 1STQ

In the first quarter of 2001, Italy increased its trade with Bulgaria by 17.3% in comparison with the year-ago period, bringing its value to $340.

Business | July 11, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 482

NOKIA COMMUNICATOR 9210 FIRST STEPS IN BULGARIA

The newest mobile generation from Nokia: Communicator 9210 will be promoted Wednesday at Sofia Hilton officially and the first sales will go on until the end of the week in the country. Nokia Communicator 9210 comes to implement the news stage of the conc

Business | July 11, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 422

1600 KG. OF NARCOTICS BURNT IN FURNACES

1600 kg. of narcotics were burnt on Tuesday in the Kremicovtzi furnaces.

Business | July 10, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 557

FUNDS EXTENDED TO REDUNDANT MILITARY OFFICERS

The USAID will extend funding for civil qualification courses of 120 military officers made redundant as a result of the liquidation of Pirin Division of the Bulgarian Armed Forces. Some 120 officers out of 900 will study English.

Business | July 10, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 510

117 KILLED IN INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENTS IN 2000

117 people were killed in industrial accidents in 2000, Krassimir Totkov, Executive Director of the Chief Labour Inspectorate, announced on Monday. By comparison, 123 were killed in 1997, 104 in 1998, and 89 in 1999.

Business | July 10, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 538

RECORD LEVEL OF BG/GERMAN TRADE IN 1STQ

Bulgarian-German trade totalled DEM 757.3 M in the first quarter, according to preliminary data of the German Federal Statistical Service.

Business | July 10, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 388

INTRACOM TO EXPAND ITS BUSINESS IN BULGARIA

Intracom, the largest telecommunications company in Greece, is considering a new strategy for its activities in Bulgaria, president Kokkalis announced on Monday. `The marketing survey study on telecommunications services in Bulgaria is almost complete and

Business | July 10, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 422

BUSINESS IN BRIEF

BULGARIA is prepared to destroy the weaponry of the Albanian terrorists active in FYROM, in case a disarmament plan is adopted, Defence Ministry official announced on Monday.

Business | July 10, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 487

TRADE UNIONS CHECKS UP MRAZ FACTORY

Representatives of CITUB /Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria/ and Podkrepa Labour Confederation burst into Mraz refrigerator works on Monday to check up signals for regular and grave breaches quoting their right to check-ups pursuant to

Business | July 10, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 574

PROSTITUTION RING FROM UKRAINE BROKEN

Criminal gang smuggling women from Ukraine into Bulgaria was seized by the National Service for Organized Crime Control. A Ukrainian identified as Vladimir V.

Business | July 9, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 903

HIDROPOL INVESTS IN BG WPE STATION

The Check company Hidripol will invest DEM 12 M in building of 4 MW water power-electric station (WPE) at Iskar river, near Roman town. The power station will be ready by the end of 2002 and will produce about 25 million KW/h electricity a year.

Business | July 9, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 566

BG CUSTOMS OFFICERS SEIZED 2.03 KG OF COCAINE

2.03 kg of cocaine has been seized in a joint operation conducted by customs officers of the Drug Control Sector of the Sofia Airport Customs and of the National Service for Organized

Business | July 9, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 531

ARAB COMPANY TO BUILD FIVE STAR HOTEL IN SMOLYAN

The Arab company Najar 2000 is to build a five-start hotel in the Rhodope town of Smolyan, Southern Bulgaria. The company, which is a Jordan-Syrian JV, bought the incomplete part of the Evridika trade centre for BGN 220,000.

Business | July 9, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 542

GERMAN COMPANY TO INVEST IN BG FACTORIES

A framework agreement on the construction of two factories for separation of waste and production of waste-based biological fertilizers was signed by Rousse Mayor Dimiter Kalchev and Gerhard Schehle, who owns REB-Schehle of Germany. The project will absor

Business | July 9, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 501

INVESTORS FROM JAPAN INTERESTED IN BALKAN

A group of Japanese companies, including Tokuda, is interested in buying the air carrier Balkan. The announcement was made by the financier Stoyan Alexandrov, managing Tokuda Credit Express bank and consulting the corporation in Bulgaria.

Business | July 9, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 493

DZI TO OFFER INSURANCE FOR FOREIGNERS

The State Insurance Institute (DZI) is to offer tourist insurance for foreigners, officials announced. The service provides insurances for foreign citizen in case of 6-month sojourn, as well as transit passing.

Business | July 8, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 443

ECONOMY REPORTS GRADUAL IMPROVEMENT

The monthly survey of the economic situation conducted by the National Statistics Institute /NSI/ in the first two weeks of June show that the tendency for gradual improvement, observed in the past few months, is preserved though there is no considerable

Business | July 8, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 464
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