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11 COMPANIES TO OFFER `GREEN CARDS`

Eleven insurance companies will offer `Green Cards` from January 1, 2002. This became clear after the setting up of a National Green Card Bureau yesterday.

Business | July 3, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 439

NAFTEX WON`T FUEL NEFTOCHIM

The contract between Naftex and LUKoil is not for supplying Neftochim with oil, officials announced. The negotiations between the two companies have been concluded and after the official endorsement of the contract the concrete agreements are to be announ

Business | July 3, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 440

BNB AND KPMG SIGN IT CONTRACT

THE BULGARIAN National Bank /BNB/ and KPMG have signed a contract for working out a strategy for development of information technologies at the BNB. Under the contract, a team of the international consultant company will study the current state of IT at t

Business | July 3, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 562

PARI ANNOUNCES BANKER OF THE YEAR TODAY

THE RESULTS of the PARI daily`s restored annual ranking, Bank of the Year, will be officially announced in BTA`s press conference hall today. Four prizes will be awarded this year: Bank of the Year for the whole banking system, and Banks of the Year for G

Business | July 3, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 439

AMOUNT OF FRESH CREDITS DECREASES

BANK lending decreased between June 16 and 22, central bank data show. Interests on short-term loans rose, while the price of the long-term resource dropped.

Business | July 3, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 519

BUSINESS IN BRIEF

THE SUPERVISORY board of the Privatisation Agency decided to take all measures to complete the deal on the sale of 79% of Commodity Market Iliyantsi EOOD of Sofia to the first ranked candidate buyer, Commercial Centre Trakiya AD of Plovdiv. The Plovdiv-ba

Business | July 3, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 453

FINANCIAL TIMES: `BG ECONOMY BEST ON THE BALKANS`

Financial Times published today that the Bulgarian economy is the best on the Balkans adding that the country is facing incertitude because of the loss of the UDF in the national elections. The newspaper writes this region is in a good condition to overco

Business | July 2, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 538

NEW CEO OF THE CORPORATIVE BANK TO BE VOTED

The shareholders in Corporative Bank proposed to James Vincent Howy to take the CEO post replacing retired Temenouga Gazdova. She is to assume the same office in the Bulgarian-American Credit Bank.

Business | July 2, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 596

TRENCHEV UNVEILS SHADY DEAL WITH EMERALDS

Precious stones worth of $18 M were taken out of the country with forged documents, the president of `Podkrepa` Trade Union, Konstantin Trenchev, announced. He has signalled about 11 other deals.

Business | July 2, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 476

H&K SEES PR POTENTIAL IN BULGARIA

We see huge potential in Bulgaria to develop our PR activities, as soon the market here will grow up dramatically, Terence Billing, Hill & Knowlton Executive Vice President said at Hilton Sofia. That is why an year ago we had chosen as our partner the lar

Business | July 2, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 592

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Business | July 1, 2001, Sunday // 15:34 | Viewed: 150

BUSINESS IN BRIEF TODAY

THE FOREIGN currency reserves stood at BGN 7 Bln as of end-June, central bank figures show. For a year the reserve has grown by 13.

Business | July 1, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 448

EIU REVISED ITS FORECAST ON BULGARIA

The Economist Intelligence Unit /EIU/ revised its forecast for private and public consumption, imports and the budget deficit in 2002 according to the latest EIU report on Bulgaria because of higher spending plans by the incoming government.

Business | July 1, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 479

BAN ON VIP TERMINAL PROJECT FINANCING VIOLATED

A day before outgoing Finance Minister M. Radev banned the financing for all auxiliary investment projects, the Ministry of Transport and Telecommunications transferred a BGN 2 M for the completion of the government VIP terminal at the Sofia Airport.

Business | July 1, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 565

TURKEY LIFTED VISAS FOR BULGARIANS

Bulgarian tourists will be able to spend up to three months in Turkey without a visa, according to a decision announced by the Turkish government. The new regime is effective as of today.

Business | July 1, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 466

OVER 150 HOSPITALS APPLIED TO NHIF

Over 150 hospitals submitted documents to the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) for signing contracts, Dimiter Iliev, Director of Health Insurance Budget Department of the fund, announced. The hospitals are obliged to provide information on the equipm

Business | July 1, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 556

NPP KOZLODUI TO RECEIVE NUCLEAR FUEL FROM RUSSIA

Russian company Tvel will supply new nuclear fuel for the small reactors of Nuclear Power Plant Kozlodui, 24 Hours daily announced. The news was announced after the term for submitting offers had expired.

Business | July 1, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 543

BGN 11.6 BLN NECESSARY ON ENERGY SAVING

The average specific consumption of power may dropped by 50% in the existing housing fund, if the energy saving measures are implemented, show the calculations of the National Energy Saving Effectiveness Plan, promoted by the State Energy Effectiveness Ag

Business | July 1, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 431

CURRENCY EXCHANGE FOR EUROS IN BG STARTS IN 2002

Twelve European currencies will be exchanged for euros in Bulgaria starting January 1, 2002. The single European currency will replace the monetary units of Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, P

Business | June 30, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 501

SOLVAY SODI SODA ASH MAKER WITH $ 3.7 M NET PROFIT

The Solvay Sodi soda ash maker reported a net profit of $ 3.7 M for last year.

Business | June 30, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 831

NUMBER OF `LIFE` INSURANCES IN BG DROPPED

1.094 million life-insurance contracts were effective in 2000, show the data of the Insurance and Gambling Supervision Agency (IGSA).

Business | June 30, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 387
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