Bulgaria News

S&P Global affirms Bulgaria’s BBB- rating, positive outlook

Credit ratings agency S&P Global said on November 30 that it affirmed Bulgaria’s long- and short-term foreign and local currency credit rating at BBB-, with a positive outlook.

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New Enriched Transport Map for Citizens and Tourists in Burgas

The rapidly developing sea town of Burgas can now boast a new transport map for its citizens and guests.

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Unemployment in Bulgaria in October 2018 was 5.4% – Eurostat

Unemployment in Bulgaria in October was 5.4 per cent, a slight increase after three consecutive months when it was 5.3 per cent, and down from the 5.9 per cent reported in October 2017

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Cosmopolitan: Bulgaria and Greece are set to be Europe's most Popular Summer Holiday Destinations next Year

Summer 2019 might feel like a long way off, but there's nothing like doing a little early holiday planning - particularly with some of the coldest, darkest months ahead of us.

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Bulgaria Reinforces its Image of One of the most Sought-after Destinations for Winter Tourism

Bulgaria reinforces its image of one of the most sought-after destinations for winter tourism.

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10% more Tourists Expected in Plovdiv next Year, Says Minister

An increase of at least 10% in the number of tourists visiting the Plovdiv municipality is expected next year, when the city will be European Capital of Culture

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Plovdiv Has 10% Increase in Tourism For the First 9 Months of 2018

There is an increase in tourists visiting Plovdiv, reported by the Ministry of Tourism for the first 9 months of the year.

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International Business Association Calls for more China-Bulgaria Cooperation under Belt and Road Initiative

Representatives of the Silk Road Chamber of International Commerce (SRCIC) here on Tuesday called for more cooperation between China and Bulgaria under the Belt and Road Initiative

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FIRST: A road trip through Bulgaria

Some countries are better explored on four wheels, and Bulgaria should be at the top of your list for a light European road trip.

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FDI in Bulgaria in January-September 2018 was 826.4M euro

Foreign direct investment in Bulgaria in the first nine months of the year stood at 826.4 million euro, the equivalent of 1.6 per cent of the gross domestic product

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Bansko named Bulgaria’s Best Ski Resort 2018 at World Ski Awards

Bansko was named Bulgaria’s Best Ski Resort 2018 at the World Ski Awards, conferred at a ceremony on November 18 in Kitzbühel, Austria.

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Fitch Agency Has Confirmed Bulgaria's BBB Rating with a Stable Outlook

Fitch Ratings has upgraded Bulgaria's Long-Term Foreign- and Local-Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) to 'BBB' from 'BBB-'. The Outlooks are Stable, quoted by Reuters.

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Tourism Minister: Bulgaria and Greece Partner in Joint Projects to Attract Tourists from Distant Markets to the Balkans

The partnership in tourism between Bulgaria and Greece is developing and both countries are working on joint initiatives to attract more visitors to the Balkan region

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Foreign Tourists in 2018 Up by 31% from 2015 - Tourism Minister

The number of foreign tourists in 2018 has increased by 31 per cent in comparison with 2015, Bulgarian Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova said

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Vitosha Boulevard Remains Among the Cheapest Shopping Streets in the Balkans

Vitosha Boulevard is on 47th place for the most expensive commercial street in the world for this year. It climbs to its highest position for the past five years.

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Bulgaria makes progress, Romania backtracks on judicial reform and corruption

Bulgaria has made good progress in fighting corruption and organised crime, but Romania has gone backwards, particularly with regard to judicial reform, the EU said in its annual review published Tuesday.

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The Average Salary in Bulgaria is 1135 Leva

According to the preliminary data of the National Statistical Institute, the number of employed and work-related employees at the end of September 2018 decreased by 36.9 thousand

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Leading Logistics Company in Bulgaria Discordia Plans to Hire 1,800 Employees and Invest BGN 350 Million

The leading logistics and transport company on the Bulgarian market, Discordia plans to employ about 1,800 new employees over the next 5 years, and for the same period will invest BGN 350 million in its business.

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For the 1st Semester of 2018 the Trade with China has Increased by 22% in Comparison to the Same Period of 2017

The Minister of Economy Emil Karanikolov said this in his appeal during the Fourth meeting of local leaders under the “16+1” initiative, which was held in Sofia.

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Over 340,000 Tourists From Great Britain have Visited Bulgaria Since the Beginning of the Year

Minister of Tourism Nikolina Angelkova met with British Minister for Arts, Heritage and Tourism Michael Ellis at the World Travel Market (WTM) in London, reported the Bulgarian National Radio

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