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"WHITE BOOK" SHOWS CABINET INHERITED BGN 559 M DEFICIT

BGN 559 M budget deficit is the inheritance of the incumbent Government. Slow processes and corruption mark the process of privatization.

Politics | December 5, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

FINANCE MINISTRY WILL BE IN CHARGE OF EU FUNDING USE

The Finance Ministry will coordinate, plan and monitor EU funding use, according to the new concept presented by Michel Barnier, EU Commissioner on regional policy, at his meeting with Kostadin Paskalev, Minister of Regional Development, on December 4 in

Business | December 5, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

DEPUTY FINANCE MINISTER: FOREIGN DEBT STRUCTURE MUST BE CHANGED

Changing the currency denomination structure of Bulgaria’s foreign debt is one of Bulgaria’s major priorities, Deputy Finance Minister Krasimir Katev said on December 4, talking about the management of the foreign debt at the annual meeting of the Associa

Business | December 5, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

EU FINANCIAL CONTROL CHAPTER MAY BE CLOSED DECEMBER 11

If the Bulgarian Parliament passes on second reading the Audit Office Act, Bulgaria may close the Financial Control chapter of the acquis communautaire during the December 11 round of talks, it emerged during a meeting between Finance Minister Velchev and

Politics | December 5, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

NATIONAL BANK DIRECTOR RECOMMENDS MORE LOANS TO ECONOMY

Bulgarian banks should increase their loans to the economy in order to weather the fall in their yields caused by the global economic slowdown, Svetoslav Gavriiski, Bulgarian National Bank director, said at an Annual Meeting of the Association of Commerci

Business | December 5, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

THE THREE BANKS THAT WILL GRANT MICRO-CREDITS IN THE ELECTED 18 MUNICI...

The three banks that will grant micro-credits in the elected 18 municipalities are United Bulgarian Bank, EuroBank and Post Bank. The choice was based on developed branch network, experience in microcrediting.

Politics | December 5, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

PLEASE NOTE THAT DIRKAN TEBEYAN IS THE VICE PRESIDENT OF THE BULGARIAN...

Please note that Dirkan TEBEYAN is the Vice President of the Bulgarian Industrial Association, not of the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce as was published in novinite.com and The News online newspaper.

Politics | December 5, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

COFFEE WILL BE SOLD WITHOUT EXCISE LABELS. AS FROM NEXT YEAR THE EXCIS...

Coffee will be sold without excise labels. As from next year the excise duty on 1 kg of raw coffee will be BGN 1, up from the current BGN 0.

Politics | December 5, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

BULGARIA AND CROATIA TO SET UP A FREE TRADE ZONE

Bulgaria and Croatia will set a free trade-zone in 2002, the bilateral agreement signed by Economy Minister Nikolay Vassilev and his Croatian counterpart Gorazko Fizulic envisages. The free trade zone is expected to boost trade between the two countries.

Business | December 5, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

EFEKTEN&FINANZ WITH THE HIGHEST BID FOR ALEN MAK

Bulgarian –registered Efekten&Finanz Bulgaria has offered USD 5,5 M for a 57% stake in Bulgarian cosmetics maker Alen Mak, Dnevnik Daily wrote citing insiders. The company outbid the other three candidates that had submitted valid bids with the Privatizat

Business | December 5, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

ITALY INTERESTED IN BULGARIAN TOBACCO IMPORT

Italy shows interest in the Bulgarian tobacco and cigarettes production, Antonio Delocchio Italian tobacco monopoly 'ATI' head and honorary deputy in the Italian Parliament implied. Delocchio had a meeting with Georgi Popov, CEO of 'Bulgartabac', and Lyub

Business | December 5, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

VIOLATIONS MADE BY FORMER GOVERNMENT TO BE MADE PUBLIC TODAY

The Cabinet of Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg will make public the so-called “White book”, which will list the violations conducted by the previous Government, led by PM Ivan Kostov. Social Minister Lidia Shuleva was responsible for the compilation of the doc

Politics | December 5, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

ISRAELI WARPLANES AND HELICOPTERS LAUNCHED A FRESH ROUND OF ATTACKS O...

Israeli warplanes and helicopters launched a fresh round of attacks on Palestinian targets in the West Bank and Gaza on December 4. The strikes come after weekend suicide bombings in which 25 Israelis died, and hours after the Israeli Cabinet said the Pa

World | December 4, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

SRI LANKANS WENT TO THE POLLS ON DECEMBER 4 TO ELECT A NEW PARLIAMENT....

Sri Lankans went to the polls on December 4 to elect a new parliament. Following the blood soaked campaign the security was tight.

World | December 4, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

US OFFICIAL CLAIMS THAT BULGARIA IS A LEADING NATO CANDIDATE

Bulgaria is a leading, of primary importance candidate for NATO membership, acting US Secretary of State Richard L. Armitage told Foreign Minister Passy during a meeting in Washington.

Politics | December 4, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

IMF MISSION HEAD IS OPTIMIST FOR AGREEMENT WITH BULGARIA

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission arrived on December 4 for the successive round of the negotiations with the Bulgarian government. Jerald Schiff, head of the International Monetary Fund mission to Bulgaria, said that he is optimist for signin

Business | December 4, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

KOSTADIN TAUSHANOV, FORMER DIRECTOR OF THE CHIEF ROAD DIRECTORATE IS B...

Kostadin Taushanov, former Director of the Chief Road Directorate is being sued for having illegally profiteered with BGN 109,000. Taushanov’s lawyer claims that the money is not gathered during the period 1995-2000 but is being accumulated by the convict

Politics | December 4, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

CHILDREN’S ALLOWANCES AND INCOME CEILING TO BE FIXED ANNUALLY THROUGH ...

Children’s allowances and income ceiling to be fixed annually through regulations or through the budget, and not envisaged by an act, Dikran Tebeyan, deputy chairman of the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce, announced after a meeting of Trilateral Cooperation

Politics | December 4, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

BULGARIAN DELEGATION LEFT FOR MOSCOW TO DISCUSS THE MODERNIZATION OF T...

Bulgarian delegation left for Moscow to discuss the modernization of the MIG-29 aircraft. Concrete parameters for licences granting to Bulgaria for that purpose will be negotiated, according to Defense Minister Nikolay Svinarov.

Politics | December 4, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

FOUR BANKS WILL EXCHANGE CURRENCIES INTO EUROS JAN, FEB. 2002 FOR FREE

Part of Bulgarians’ savings in foreign currencies will be deposited with the banks, because of the introduction of the single European currency on January 1, representatives of four Bulgarian banks - United Bulgarian Bank, Bulbank, Commercial Bank Biochim

Business | December 4, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

GREENPEACE RUSSIA DEMANDS BULGARIAN NUCLEAR WASTE BE RETURNED

Russian news agency Interfax Greenpeace Russia believes that bringing spent nuclear fuel from Bulgaria into Russia is unlawful and they demand that it be sent back, Greenpeace Russia coordinator Vladimir Chuprov said at a press conference in Moscow today

Views on BG | December 4, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00
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