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BG/EC AGREEMENTS UNDER SAPARD

The multi- and one-year agreements between BG and the EU Commission on the provision of direct financial assistance under the SAPARD Program entered into force April 20, the Agriculture Ministry reported. A verbal note to this effect was received from the

Business | May 9, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 711

BCC POSTPONED BIOCHIM SALE AGAIN

`We postponed reviewing the Biochim sale offer because we received a third offer from Hebrosbank`, Peter Zhotev, Deputy PM and Minister of the Economy, announced. BCC`s Board will decide whether to sell Biochim to the candidate buyer or start new procedur

Business | May 9, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 653

EASY ACCESS FOR BG GOODS TO LITHUANIA

An agreement on setting up a free trade area between BG and Lithuania was signed by H. Michailovski, BG Deputy Economy Minister and Lithuanian Deputy Foreign Minister D.

Business | May 9, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 545

CANADIAN VISAS OBTAINED EASILY

During the next few weeks the Canadian Consulate Service in Sofia will appoint a visa assistant, which will facilitate the issuing of Canadian visas, announced H.E.

Business | May 9, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 651

CANADIAN COSULATE SOON IN SOFIA

Canadian consulate services will be avaialable soon in Sofia, Rafael Gerar, Canadian ambassador to Bucharest said today. Canada does not have any official representative to Bulgaria and visas are issued in Buchares, formerly in Belgrade.

Business | May 9, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 566

DB PREDICTS 4% GROWTH

Deutsche Bank predicts 4% economic growth in Bulgaia fro 2001 in its annual report for the country. That means it will be twice less than Deputy PM P.

Business | May 9, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 591

TENDER FOR BIOCHIM BANK AGAIN

Bank Consolidation Company did not accept the offer for one of the largest Bulgarian banks Biohim for EUR 26 M. It is the third time offer was not accepted after the selected buyer Hebrosbank offered first EUR 20, 6 M and then incresed the offer to EUR 25

Business | May 9, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 700

JUSTICE MINISTER MAY RESIGN

Justice minister Teodossy Simeonov may resign, 24 Hours Daily reported. Minister was pushed to resign many times until now.

Business | May 9, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 661

SIMEON II MOVEMENT REGISTRATION APPEALED

Rodolyubie 2000 political party appealed before the Supreme Administrative Court the Central Elections Committee`s decision to register the Simeon II National Movement for the June parliamentary elections. According to Rodolyubie 2000 party leader Julian

Business | May 8, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 651

SECOND GSM OPERATOR WITH NEW DIRECTOR

Nikos Avgerinos is the new executive director of the second GSM operator Cosmo Bulgaria Mobile. The former director Atanasios Mihalahristas has officially retired from the post.

Business | May 8, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 644

NEW VERSIONS FOR STRUMA HIGHWAY

The Italian design company Spea will work out three new versions for the Struma highway building by the end of this fall. The auto ban will be designed on three parts.

Business | May 8, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 693

BULGARIAN TANKER BLOWN UP IN BLACK SEA

Bulgarian tanker Mesta suffered heavy fire close to the Romanian port of Constantsa. Fire was caused by explosion on board, was reported.

Business | May 8, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 744

NEW BIBA CHAIRMAN ELECTED

Bulgarian International Business Association members elected new chairman at a general membership meeting. Kirko Kirkov, Union Miniere CEO in Bulgaria was voted to replace John Munnery from Mobikom, a Cable & Wireless NMT mobile operator.

Business | May 8, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 556

BALKAN TO FLY TO TELL AVIV AGAIN

Balkan Airlines will restore its flights to Tel Aviv soon, was announced today. The current managers agreed with Deputy Minister of Transport A.

Business | May 7, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 564

RULING UDF ANNOUNCED ELECTION PROGRAM

The delegates at the UDF national conference in Sofia adopted the election program of the United Democratic Forces (UtDF), a coalition of UDF, the Popular Union, the Bulgarian Social Democratic Party and the National Movement for Rights and Freedoms. The

Business | May 7, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 758

EUR 3 M FOR BUSINESS INCUBATORS

EUR 10 B have been allocated by the PHARE program for different projects in Central and East Europe for 10 years. Hundreds of small and medium sized BG companies have started their activities with financial aid by the PHARE program.

Business | May 7, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 537

CONTROL ON THE INSURANCE MARKET

The 3 biggest insurance companies in BG: DZI (State Insurance Institute), Bulstrad and Alianz Bulgaria control 56.94% of the market, the data of the Association of BG Insurers for Y 2000 show.

Business | May 7, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 619

DEM 2.291 M PROFIT OF VARNA PORT

The net profit of the port of Varna rose to DEM 2.291 M in 2000.

Business | May 7, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 648

SOFIA TUBE READY BY 2007

The Sofia tube will be ready till 2007 the latest. Till then it should connect all the outlying districts of Sofia.

Business | May 7, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 681

1.232 COMPANIES IN THE FAIR IN PLOVDIV

Petar Jotev, BG Deputy PM and Minister of Economy, will open today the 21st International Fair for Consumer Goods and Technologies in Plovdiv. 1.

Business | May 7, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 571

SUCCESS FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF KOSTOV

We will support BG for the next NATO enlargement, Fridberg Pflueger, the German Bundestag Christian democracy Party deputy, said at his speech at the 12 UDF`s National Conference. According to him the UDF `s government with PM Ivan Kostov is one of the mo

Business | May 6, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 664
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