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‘New Frontier’ Bulgaria Attracts Real Estate Investors

Bulgaria is a new frontier for real estate investors, with many South African companies already having invested in Poland, the largest economy in eastern Europe....

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Investment Projects In Bulgaria For BGN 800 Million To Be Launched

At present, projects with a total value of about BGN 800 million have been registered in the Bulgarian Investment Agency and are preparing to start. This was announced by Deputy Minister of Economy Aleksandar Manolev during the opening of the first plant of the technological giant \"OSRAM\" in Bulgaria. The event was attended by the Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev, the mayor of Plovdiv Ivan Totev and the Executive Director of the Bulgarian Investment Agency Stamen Yanev....

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The World Bank Predicts Acceleration In The Growth Of The Bulgarian Economy

The World Bank predicts acceleration in the growth of the Bulgarian economy to 3.8% in 2017 and 3.9% in 2018 next year, reports clubz. ...

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Bulgaria's Revenue From Tourist Overnights Rises In August

In August 2017, 3 145 accommodation establishments - hotels, motels, camping sites, mountain chalets and other establishments for short-term accommodation with more than 10 bed-places were functioned in the country, according to data of the National Statistical Institute (NSI)....

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50% More Chinese Tourists In Bulgaria

Nearly 19 thousand Chinese tourists visited Bulgaria for the period January-August this year. The growth is by 50% compared to the same period in 2016. Only in August about 2200 guests from the Asian country came to Bulgaria, marking an increase of 23.4%. This was announced by Minister of Tourism Nikolina Angelkova, who took part in the forum \"Bulgaria and Shanxi, China - two worlds on the Silk Road.\" Bulgaria welcomed travelers on a 15,000-km trail passing through 16 countries....

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The Largest Bank In The World Will Explore Investment Projects In Bulgaria

Representatives of SINO - CEEF capital, part of the world's largest bank, the Chinese ICBC, will be visiting Bulgaria to explore projects with investment potential. This is reported by the press center of the Ministry of Economy....

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Sofia Airport Welcomes Record Five-millionth Passenger For 2017

The next Tuesday (October 10th) Sofia Airport will welcome its 5 millionth passenger for 2017. This is reported by the airport's press office....

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Inside Sozopol on Bulgaria's Black Sea coast where you'll find sun, sea and plenty of local history

Bulgaria's Black Sea coast has been a firm favourite with holidaymakers for years thanks to the sunny climate, sandy beaches and local culture on offer...

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South Korean Ambassador: Our Relations With Bulgaria Are Excellent

The Republic of Korea is in favor of the most peaceful resolution of the crisis with North Korea as soon as possible, \"Shin Boonam, Ambassador of the country commented. Prior to today's South Korea National Holiday, in a special interview with the Bulgarian National Television, he spoke about the dangerous game of Pyongyang, about relations with Bulgaria and about a long-awaited Korean event - the Olympics, which they will host in only half a year....

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President: Việt Nam ready to bridge Bulgaria-ASEAN relations

Việt Nam is willing to serve as a bridge supporting Bulgaria and the EU in enhancing relations with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and its member states...

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Bulgaria is Going to Attract Chinese Tourists with a Direct Flight and Visa Facilitation

Direct flight and visa facilitation are important for boosting cooperation between Bulgaria and China in the field of tourism...

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Bulgarian vice president calls for increase of Chinese investments, tourists

Bulgaria's Vice-President Iliyana Yotova on Wednesday called for increase of Chinese investments and tourists in Bulgaria, and greater presence of strategic partners from China in key infrastructure projects and transport corridors in her country...

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Number of foreign tourists visiting Bulgaria more than 24% up on 2008 – statistics institute

More than 10.6 million foreigners visited Bulgaria in 2016, an increase of 24.3 per cent compared with 2008, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) said in a report released to coincide with September 27, World Tourism Day...

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Sofia Is In Third Place In Europe In Growth Of Foreign Visitors

Sofia is ranked third in Europe by the growth of foreign visitors for the period 2009-2016, according to the results of the Mastercard Global Visitors' Global Index, reports Chronicle. ...

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Ryanair launches new Burgas base

Ryanair announced a new Burgas base, opening at the end of March, the second in Bulgaria and 87th in Europe, initially with one based aircraft and 10 routes, which will deliver 250,000 customers p.a. and support 200 jobs at Burgas Airport...

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Travel review: Bulgaria’s Sunny Beach

The summer holidays may officially be over, but there’s still time to book an October half-term break. Head to Bulgaria’s Sunny Beach, says Ruby Kitchen...

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Bulgarian Tourist Information Center has Started Work in Shanghai

In the financial capital of China - Shanghai, the first Bulgarian tourist info center was opened to promote the opportunities for vacation in Bulgaria, the Ministry of Tourism announced on Friday...

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Sofia Airport Marks 41% Growth January-June 2017

In the first eight months of the year, a total of 4,363,140 passengers were handled at the Sofia Airport, 41 per cent up compared to the like period of last year, Transport Minister Ivailo Moskovski said on Wednesday at a ceremony to mark the 80th anniversary of Sofia Airport...

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Varna to spend 200 million leva on infrastructure

In the next few years, the Bulgarian city of Varna will invest more than 200 million leva (102 million euro). Varna municipality, under mayor Ivan Portnih, developed an investment programme of this size, in order to improve the infrastructure of the city at the Black Sea coast...

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Greece, Bulgaria announce new rail link plan between Black Sea, Aegean ports

The prime ministers of Greece and Bulgaria on Sept. 6 announced plans for a new rail link from the Aegean to the Black Sea, bypassing the congested Bosphorus Strait maritime route...

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