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ERBD REPORTS PROGRESS IN BG

Bulgaria is among the countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the CIS that achieved `noticeable progress` in economic reforms last year, according to the 2000 EBRD`s Annual Report. Noticeable progress was achieved in some of the countries invited to b

Business | April 23, 2001, Monday // 00:00

PM KOSTOV MET US PRESIDENT BUSH

Bulgarian Prime Minister Ivan Kostov met today US president Bush in the White House in Washington DC. Couple of hours ago he arrived in the US to a working visit.

Business | April 23, 2001, Monday // 00:00

BULGARIA IN THE SECOND GROUP FOR EU

Bulgaria, Lithuania, Romania, Latvia and Slovakia will join the EU after 2004.This was said at the EU financial ministers meeting in Malmo.

Business | April 23, 2001, Monday // 00:00

KING`S PARTY REJECTED REGISTRATION

The court in Sofia denied registration of the National movement `Simeon II`, Teodor Bojinov lawyer of Simeon said. According to Bojinov one of the reasons for the decision is bound with the organization`s statute.

Business | April 23, 2001, Monday // 00:00

WB WITH NEW $50 M LOAN FOR BG

The World Bank is putting together a new project in aid of BG agriculture. The ASAL-2 loan is to be approved by the WB Board of Directors May 29.

Business | April 23, 2001, Monday // 00:00

BG AT THE EBRD ANNUAL MEETING

The privatization process in BG, the opportunities for investments in various infrastructure projects and for floating credits in support of the balance of payments are the main issues that the BG delegation to the annual meeting of the European Bank for

Business | April 23, 2001, Monday // 00:00

REGISTRATION FOR ELECTIONS BEGAN

5 BG parties claimed the orange ballot in the first 3 hours after the registration for participation in the June 17 parliamentary elections at the Central Electoral Commission began. First to submit documents was the Party of the Greens followed by the Un

Business | April 23, 2001, Monday // 00:00

DEPUTY PM BLAMED PRORUSSIAN

Deputy Prime Minister Peter Zhotev was blamed as pro Russian today by close to the PM I. Kostov political analysts becuase two US deals delayed.

Business | April 22, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

SECRET FILES MAY REMAIN CLOSED

Secret services files about the spies may remain closed, Constitutional court sources stated. The law all former spies to be disclosed was voted about a month ago and now the highest court is the only one which might stop it.

Business | April 22, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

MUNICIPALITY SELLS ITS SHARES IN HILTON

Sofia Municipality Council decided to sell its shares in the newly built business centre downtown Sofia. During the next session will be also discussed withdrawl from other major projects, where Sofia municipality is a shareholder - Hilton Hotel and Halit

Business | April 22, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

DEPUTY PM: FIGHT CORRUPTION NOW

`We are in position to fight corruption everywhere in the country`, Deputy PM Peter Zhotev declared in Blagoevgrad, SW Bulgaria. He said the government realizes how deep is the problem among civil servants and will take measures to fight against it.

Business | April 22, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

MASSIVE TAX RAIDS IN BULGARIA

Massive raids of tax authorites were provided during the weekend in hundreds of markets in Bulgaria. Many street traders were fined, others received notice to be sued for selling goods with no documents, especially invoices and papers of origin.

Business | April 22, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

PM KOSTOV WILL NOT MEET US PRESIDENT

BG PM Ivan Kostov will not meet US President Bush during his week long visit to US. Kostov left today on a visit to the US invited by VP Richard Cheney.

Business | April 22, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

KING MET US AMBASSADOR TO SOFIA

King Simeon met US ambassador to Sofia Richard Miles, officials reported. This is part of several meetings with ambassadors to Sofia, during which the King is trying to explain his strategy in the forthcoming elections.

Business | April 21, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

TAX RELEIFS FOR GREENFIELD INVESTORS

The initial barrier for VAT registration of the greenfield investros in Bulgaria will be much lower starting 2002, N. Georgiev, Deputy finance minitser said.

Business | April 21, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

TOP SEA RESORT FOR SALE ANNOUNCED

One of the best Black sea resorts, located at Primorsko, South Bulgaria will be announced for sell soon, Deputy PM Peter Zhotev said today. The set includes the former international youth centre with 100 hektars, 3 big hotels and tens other smaller.

Business | April 21, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

US EXPERT: KING IS A POPULIST

Steve Hanke, US expert and adviser of the BG President Stoyanov, accused King Simeon of populism and of use of cheap pre elections promises. Living in exile the King came back to the country a month ago and will run for the elections with his political f

Business | April 20, 2001, Friday // 00:00

MOBILE OPERATOR WITHDRAW POPULAR ADS

Mobikom, the NMT mobile operator in Bulgaria decided to stop the ad campaign in the most popular TV talk show in the country, transmitted daily in the largest private bTV. The state has 51% in Mobikom and the CEO John Munnery said there was a political pr

Business | April 20, 2001, Friday // 00:00

KING ALLOWED TO RUN IN JUNE

King`s party was allowed today to run for the forthcoming general elections in June. The State Election Commission decided to publish the decision of the court, announcing the registration of the National Movement Simeon II.

Business | April 20, 2001, Friday // 00:00

FOREIGN TRADE TURNOVER INCREASED BY 15%

The foreign trade turnover of BG will increase by more than 15% in the first months of the year compared to the same period last year, Deputy Minister of Economy Hristo Mihailovski said. The increase of trade will generate rise of production.

Business | April 20, 2001, Friday // 00:00

EBRD TO INCREASE CREDITS TO BG

The EU Bank for Reconstruction and Development intends to increase the financing of projects in BG due to the optimistic forecasts for development of business in the country. `We are hopeful about Bulgaria.

Business | April 20, 2001, Friday // 00:00
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