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Bulgaria Will Score Substantial Gain From EU Energy Union - Sefcovic

Bulgaria is among those poised to score the biggest gain from the European Energy Union in terms of energy security, improved connectedness with neighbor countries, and energy diversification, according to Maros Sefcovic, Vice President of the European Commission, in charge of Energy Union...

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Bulgarian Exports To EU, Third Countries Record Increase In H1 Y/Y

According to the preliminary figures of the National Statistical Institute (NSI), which were released on Friday, Bulgarian exports to the EU and third countries increased in the first half of 2015...

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Bulgaria Launches Section Of Struma Motorway Between Sandanski, Greek Border

Lot 4 of Struma motorway between the Bulgarian town of Sandanski and the Kulata border checkpoint at the frontier with Greece will be officially launched on Thursday...

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Italian Fashion House Armani Considers Opening Factory In Bulgaria

One of the leading Italian fashion houses – Armani is considering to open a factory for male ready-to-wear clothing in Bulgaria...

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Bulgaria Records 0.5 % GDP Growth In Q2 – Eurostat

According to the latest estimates of Eurostat, which were released on Tuesday, the GDP of Bulgaria increased by 0.5 % in the second quarter compared to the first quarter of 2015...

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US Co Mulls Opening Bulgaria-Based Aircraft Parts Plant

A US company is considering the option to use land near Sofia Airport to set up a aircraft parts factory there, a Bulgarian official has said...

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Sofia Airport Reports 11 % Increase In Number Of Passengers In August

The airport of the Bulgarian capital serviced 418 846 passengers in August, which represented an increase of 11 % compared to the same month in 2014...

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Qatar Proposes Joint-Stock Food Company With Bulgaria

Qatar's Environment Minister Ahmed bin Amir al-Humaidi has proposed that Sofia and Doha set up a joint venture involving leading food producers, the Bulgarian government has said...

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FinMin: Bulgaria Records 12 % Increase In Revenues To State Budget

By the end of August, the revenues to the state budget amounted to BGN 21.5 B, which represented an increase of 12 % compared to the same period last year...

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Slovak President To Visit Bulgaria For Opening Of Sofia Tech Park In November

President of Slovakia Andrej Kiska will visit Bulgaria for the opening of Sofia Tech Park, which is scheduled to take place at the end of November...

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Bulgaria's Q2 GDP Records 2.2 % Growth Y/Y

In the second quarter of 2015, the GDP of Bulgaria surpassed BGN 21 B, amounting to BGN 2928 per capita...

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Over 60 German Firms Show Interest In Investing In Bulgaria - EconMin

More than sixty German companies have declared interest in investing in Bulgaria, which is a serious change in their number compared to previous years...

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World Bank To Help Bulgaria Absorb EU Funding

World Bank group experts are to sign with the Bulgarian government on Tuesday a memorandum to assist Sofia in more efficiently absorbing EU funds for the 2014-2020 period...

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World Bank's IFC Grants Kaufland EUR 80 M For Bulgaria Expansion

Kaufland, the biggest retail chain operating in Bulgaria, has been granted a EUR 80 M credit line by a World Bank affiliate to open 10 more branches in smaller towns...

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8000-Year-Old Neolithic Settlement To Become New Tourist Attraction Of Sofia

The neolithic settlement in the Slatina neighbourhood will become one of the tourist attractions of the Bulgarian capital next year...

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Bulgaria Fin Min Expects 0.7% Budget Surplus As Of End-August

Bulgaria’s central government budget is expected to show a surplus of BGN 601M equivalent to 0.7% of the projected 2015 GDP as of August 31, the Finance Ministry said on Monday...

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Sofia’s New Integrated Municipal Waste Management System Completed

The construction of Sofia’s new integrated municipal waste management system has been completed and all of the equipment has been installed...

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Bulgaria’s Business Climate Improves In August

Bulgaria’s business climate climate indicator has advanced by 1.3 percentage points in August  compared to July, mainly due to improved managers’ opinions in industry and retail trade, the country’s statistical office announced on Friday...

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Price Of Natural Gas In Bulgaria May Drop By Over 13.6% As Of October

The price of natural gas may drop by more than 13.6% as of October, according to Ivan Ivanov, Chair of the Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (KEVR)...

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Chinese, Swedish, German Firms Want To Move Production To Bulgaria - Minister

Economy Minister Bozhidar Lukarski has argued that companies based in China, Sweden, and Germany plan to move their production units to Bulgaria...

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