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PRESIDENT OF UKRAINE TO VISIT BULGARIA

President of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma is coming to Bulgaria for a two-day official visit on September 4-5, informed yesterday ambassador of Ukraine, Vyacheslav Pohvalski. The aim of the visit is to strengthen economic ties between the business circles of Ukr

Politics | August 20, 2001, Monday // 00:00

BUSINESS IN BRIEF

The plant for instrumental equipment will be sold via competition, the Privatisation Agency announced. An 80% stake in the Dupnitsa-based facility will be sold.

Business | August 20, 2001, Monday // 00:00

57 NEW TRADE COMMISSIONERS TO PE APPOINTED

The Ministry of Economy announced the launching of a competition for trade representatives to 57 countries. Among the countries are Austria, Belgium, Canada, Norway, Poland, the Netherlands, the Czech republic, Switzerland, Sweden, and Japan.

Business | August 20, 2001, Monday // 00:00

BANKSERVICE WITH INTERNATIONAL QUALITY CERTIFICATE

Bankservice JSC has been certified under the international quality standard ISO 9001. `The certificate was issued by the world famous certificate organization Lloyd`s Register Quality Assurance, after holding an international audit`, Alexander Tsintsarski

Business | August 20, 2001, Monday // 00:00

BUSINESS REPRESENTATIVES TO VISIT RUSSIA

Bulgarian business delegation will visit Nizhny Novgorod, Perm and Yekaterinburg in Russia from September 10 to 15. The 50 members of the delegation will include producers and exporters of cosmetics, medicines, wines and tobacco products as well as senior

Business | August 20, 2001, Monday // 00:00

BULGARIA TO OPEN 7 OF 10 REMAINING EU CHAPTERS

`We have set the task to open seven of the remaining ten negotiation chapters during the Belgian presidency of the European Union. Among the chapters to be opened are `Freedom of People`s Movement`, `Taxation`, and `Financial and Budgetary Provisions`, Bu

Politics | August 20, 2001, Monday // 00:00

22 ILLEGAL MIGRANTS DETAINED NEAR TURKISH BORDER

Border guard of Elhovo (Southern Bulgaria) have detained a group of 22 foreign nationals who attempted to cross the border from Turkey into Bulgaria illegally. The officers rounded up 4 Iraqis, 4 Moroccans, 12 Afghans, one Palestinian and one Tunisian who

Politics | August 20, 2001, Monday // 00:00

MINOR ACCIDENT AT KOZLODUY NUCLEAR POWER PLANT

An incident occurred at the Kozloduy nuclear power plant on Monday morning. A temporary retaining wall fell during repairs of a canal linking the plant and the Danube River at 4 am local time.

Politics | August 20, 2001, Monday // 00:00

INTERIOR DEPUTY MINISTERS ANNOUNCED

Minister of Internal Affairs Georgi Petkanov presented Monday his three deputies and the head of his cabinet. Deputy Minister Tonio Zhelezchev will manage police proceedings and will control the trade companies within the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

Politics | August 20, 2001, Monday // 00:00

BULGARIA TO REFORM SELL-OFF PROCESS AND REDUCE TAXES

Financial Times; Aug 20, 2001 By PHELIM MCALEER

Views on BG | August 20, 2001, Monday // 00:00

UNICREDITO TO LAUNCH NEW OVERDRAFT SYSTEM*

Luigi Lovalio, acting chairman of Bulbank`s board of directors for Pari Daily - Unicredito is the second largest bank in Italy.

Views on BG | August 20, 2001, Monday // 00:00

CUSTOMS OFFICE CLOSES ACCOUNTS IN CIBANK

I will close all accounts of the customs offices in Cibank, declared yesterday Emil Dimitrov, chief of the `Customs` Agency. His predecessor on this post, Plamen Minev, who stepped down in October 2000 spoke in defense of the bank before the National Radi

Business | August 20, 2001, Monday // 00:00

PAID HIGHER EDUCATION RESTORED

The paid education in the higher schools will be restored because the budget for education is narrow, said Minister of Education Vladimir Atanassov for Standart Daily. On the money only the bills for electricity, heating and wages can be paid.

Politics | August 20, 2001, Monday // 00:00

PRIME MINISTER ANNOUNCED START OF RADICAL REFORMS

The Bulgarian Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg announced first measures of the government to start radical economic reform program. It was done in a dramatical statement to the Bulgarian people, broadcasted by the National radio and television last nigh

Politics | August 20, 2001, Monday // 00:00

ADDRESS OF PRIME MINISTER SIMEON SAXE-COBURG

Broadcast on Bulgarian National Television and Bulgarian National Radio on August 19, 2001) Dear Compatriots,

Views on BG | August 20, 2001, Monday // 00:00

ECOLOGISTS DEMAND SKIING PROJECT STOPPED

Ecologists from 28 Bulgarian non-governmental organizations succeeded in stopping the construction of a new lift between the town of Bankso and the ski tracks in the nearby Pirin mountain. The decision of the Ministry of Environment to accept the ecologis

Business | August 20, 2001, Monday // 00:00

GORUBSO CHECKED UP BY EXPERT AUDITORS

An expert group formed by the five largest auditing companies start an independent audit at the GORUBSO-Madan on Monday, Deputy PM and Minister of Economy Nikolay Vassilev announced after meeting the owner of the mining company, the Russian-Turkish consor

Business | August 20, 2001, Monday // 00:00

BGN 3.1 M FOR RENOVATIONS AT BELOIZVORSKI CEMENT

BGN 3.1 M will be invested in environment-oriented renovations at Beloizvorski Cement company by 2003, the Bulgarian National Radio reported.

Business | August 20, 2001, Monday // 00:00

45% MORE GERMAN TOURISTS THIS YEAR

The Ministry of Economy expects a 20% increase in proceeds from tourism this summer, compared to the year-ago period. The contribution of tourism to the balance of payments will probably reach $810-850 million.

Business | August 20, 2001, Monday // 00:00

VRUSHKA CHOUKA CHECKPOINT REOPENED

The Serbian authorities reopened the Vrushka Chouka border crossing to two-way traffic at midnight Friday to Saturday. The unilateral ban on the passage of trucks, buses and vans via Vrushka Chouka as well as Oltomantsi and Strezimirovtsi lasted two days

Politics | August 20, 2001, Monday // 00:00

DOBRUDJA WITH LOWER YIELD IN 2001

`Some 60% of the fields under maize in Dobrudja (North-eastern Bulgaria), known as Bulgaria`s breadbasket, will produce no harvest, while 25% will yield between 500 and 1,000 kg/ha`, Dimiter Katrandjiev, Chairman of the Union of Grain Farmers in Bulgaria,

Business | August 20, 2001, Monday // 00:00
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