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CURRENCY WORTH BGN 75 781 SEIZED AT CUSTOMS

Last night officials from Sofia Airport seized currency at the amount of BGN 75 781, the Customs Agency announced. The customs inspectors prevented an attempt for illegal import of $21 380 by checking up a Bulgarian coming from Israel.

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

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

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

SOME MINISTRIES ALREADY NEGOTIATED

The number of ministries will be increased, as became clear from yesterday`s talks between the leadership of MRF and NMS II. There are mega-ministries in the government, two of them with very heavy administrative structures, said Ahmed Dogan, the leader o

Politics | July 3, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

THOMAS OPEL: WHAT COUNTS ARE THE PEOPLE, AND NOT POLITICIANS AND PARTIES

The electorate don`t vote for platforms but for personalities, says Media Consultant to the US Democratic Party - Mr Opel, would you take up the challenge of orchestrating the elections in Bulgaria?

Views on BG | July 3, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

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

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

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

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

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

PRESIDENT STOYANOV MET NATO GENERAL SECRETARY

The continuity of Bulgarian foreign policy was in the spotlight of a conversation between President Peter Stoyanov and NATO General Secretary George Robertson during the European Economic Summit in Salzburg. `I said Simeon Saxe-Coburg would conduct the co

Politics | July 2, 2001, Monday // 00:00

SIMEON II DID NOT CONFIRM HE`D BECOME THE NEW PM

After the meeting with President Peter Stoyanov Simeon II did not reveal whether he would become the next Prime Minister. According to Simeon they discussed the forthcoming visit of the head of state in Saltsburg and his meeting with the chief secretary o

Politics | July 2, 2001, Monday // 00:00

BG TOOK PART IN THE FIRST NATO MEMBERSHIP MEETING

The first meeting of heads of state of countries aspiring to NATO membership, which is due to take place in Sofia on October 5, 2001, figured high on the agenda of the V-10 Group foreign ministers meeting in Tallinn, Estonia, the Foreign Ministry announce

Politics | July 2, 2001, Monday // 00:00

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

PROFESSOR GERDZHIKOV PREFERRED AS NA CHIEF

Professor Ognyan Gerdzhikov is the most likely chairman of the 39th National Assembly (NA), officials from the King`s movement (SNM) said. Professor Georgi Petkanov is expected to be his deputy.

Politics | July 2, 2001, Monday // 00:00

POPE JOHN PAUL II COMES TO BULGARIA

Pope John Paul II will come to Bulgaria on May 24 next year, the nuncio to Bulgaria Monsignor Antonio Mennini announced. The Pope is expected to say a solemn mass in connection with the national holiday of `St.

Politics | July 2, 2001, Monday // 00:00

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

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

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

`S?LO ME QUEDA UNA ALTERNATIVA: ACEPTAR SER PRIMER MINISTRO`

Sime?n de Bulgaria revela en esta entrevista exclusiva a EL MUNDO que aceptar?, por su pa?s, el «abrumador» cargo de primer ministro. El que fuera durante medio siglo monarca en el exilio detalla a su viejo conocido y especialista en casas reales, Jaime P

Views on BG | July 1, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

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
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