Invest in Bulgaria - The Preferred Partner of Investors Seeking Opportunities in Bulgaria
Follow:
GUGUSHEV & PARTNERS is among the leaders on the Bulgarian legal market Comprehensive Organization of MBA and EMBA Study Trips in Bulgaria
NEWS BY TOPIC
FDI in Bulgaria (13)
Health (4)
Macroeconomic Data (49)
Business (361)
Investments (155)
Infrastructure (97)
Financial (124)
Economy (350)
Construction (14)
Politics (62)
Real Estate (27)
Interesting Facts (24)
Sports (10)
NEWS BY SECTOR
Software and Information Technology (28)
Real Estate (56)
Tourism (112)
Waste Management (9)
Automotive (23)
Electronics (3)
General (81)
Renewable Energy (64)
Agriculture (22)
Construction (90)
Food and Beverage (20)
Textile (2)

Invest Bulgaria News Search
INVEST BULGARIA INVESTMENT NEWS: (1392 stories found)

BULGARIA'S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FALLS TO 9.3% IN APRIL

BULGARIA'S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FALLS TO 9.3% IN APRIL
(09/05/2011)

Topics: Macroeconomic Data      

In April 2011, the unemployment rate stood at 9.3%, extending a downward trend from previous months, announced Labor and Social Policy Minister Totyu Mladenov. According to Mladenov, as quoted by BNR, the trend should continue in the summer months due to seasonal work, subsidiary employment and the measures financed by the European Social Fund. Minister Mladenov presented the statistics to representatives of German business in Bulgaria. Mladenov reiterated the ambitious yet attainable...


BULGARIA, TURKEY PLAN SOFIA-EDIRNE BULLET TRAIN

BULGARIA, TURKEY PLAN SOFIA-EDIRNE BULLET TRAIN
(09/05/2011)

Topics: Infrastructure      

Bulgaria and Turkey are planning the launch of a bullet train between Sofia and Edirne, according to Suleyman Karaman, Director General and Chairman of the Board of the Turkish State Railways. Karaman told the Bulgarian National Radio, BNR, transport ministers of the two countries recently held talks on the project, saying Turkey is ready with the project and is waiting for the Bulgarian side. "Bulgarians are applying effort according to their possibilities. We insist on the realization...


BULGARIA SET TO PRIVATIZE DIPLOMATIC REAL ESTATE AGENCY

BULGARIA SET TO PRIVATIZE DIPLOMATIC REAL ESTATE AGENCY
(07/05/2011)

Topics: Economy      Real Estate

Bulgaria plans to privatize the ADIS real estate agency that manages the properties of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs within the country. This was announced Sunday by Bulgarian Privatization Agency chief Emil Karanikolov for the Bulgarian National Radio. "We are planning to restructure ADIS and privatize it," said Karanikolov, adding that other state companies are also planned for privatization, without naming them. The ADIS real estate agency rents out the many diplomatic properties...


RYANIAR CARRIES OUT FIRST MILANO-PLOVDIV FLIGHT

RYANIAR CARRIES OUT FIRST MILANO-PLOVDIV FLIGHT
(07/05/2011)

Topics: Business      

As Ryaniar's first flight from Milano to the Bulgarian city of Plovdiv arrived on Saturday, its 140 passengers were welcomed with bread and salt, according to an old Bulgarian tradition. The company will carry out regular twice-weekly flights from Milan Bergano to Plovdiv, from now on. Until now, Ryanair performed flights from Plovdiv Airport to Stansted Airport in London twice a week - on Tuesday and on Saturday. One-way fares start from GBP 32.99 including taxes. The flights provide...


NABUCCO PIPELINE DELAYED FOR 2 YEARS OVER NATURAL GAS SUPPLIES

NABUCCO PIPELINE DELAYED FOR 2 YEARS OVER NATURAL GAS SUPPLIES
(06/05/2011)

Topics: Economy      

The much-anticipated EU-sponsored Nabucco gas transit pipeline will be delayed by two years, the Nabucco consortium has announced raised doubts of increasing uncertainty about the project. Nabucco Gas Pipeline International GmbH has pushed back the start of construction of its EUR 7.9 B pipeline to carry Caspian natural gas to Europe to 2013; thus, Nabucco is now expected to start operations in 2017 instead of 2015, as previously expected, the company said in a statement. "The timeline...


UN CHIEF FASCINATED WITH BULGARIA'S PLOVDIV OLD TOWN

UN CHIEF FASCINATED WITH BULGARIA'S PLOVDIV OLD TOWN
(06/05/2011)

Topics: Politics      Tourism

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has completed his two-day Bulgarian visit in the southern city of Plovdiv where he was amazed at the history and architecture of the Old Town. Ban was the guest of a formal lunch given by Plovdiv District Governor Ivan Totev in his honor on behalf of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov. The UN head was fascinated with the cultural heritage of Plovdiv from Antiquity to modernity such as the amphitheater, the churches, and a number of the 19th century Bulgarian...


BULGARIAN BUSINESS COMMITS TO UN SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY PACT

BULGARIAN BUSINESS COMMITS TO UN SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY PACT
(06/05/2011)

Topics: Business      

Representatives of Bulgarian business made Friday social commitments to the UN, in the presence of the organization's Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon. The memorandum for cooperation was signed by Ban Ki-moon and the Chair of the Bulgarian network for the so-called UN Global Compact, Sasho Donchev. The UN Secretary General, who is on a historic official 2-day visit to Bulgaria pointed out the memorandum is a serious step forward in achieving global values of stable development and...


BULGARIA TO USE EU DANUBE MONEY FOR METRO EXPANSION

BULGARIA TO USE EU DANUBE MONEY FOR METRO EXPANSION
(05/05/2011)

Topics: Infrastructure      

A part of the money within EU's Operational Program Transport intended for the enhancement of Danube's shipping, will be used for the expansion of Bulgarian capital Sofia's first metro line. Some of the BGN 138 M intended for the strengthening of Bulgaria's Danube coast will be used for the construction of the metro stretch between the Tsarigradsko Shose boulevard and Sofia's international airport, Ivaylo Moskovski, the country's Deputy Transport Minister, clarified Thursday. The sum...


AYALA'S IMI BUYS OUT EPIQ ASSETS IN BULGARIA, MEXICO, CZECH REPUBLIC

AYALA'S IMI BUYS OUT EPIQ ASSETS IN BULGARIA, MEXICO, CZECH REPUBLIC
(04/05/2011)

Topics: Economy      

Integrated Micro-Electronics Inc. (IMI), the electronics manufacturing services unit of Philippines-based company Ayala, is buying out EPIQ NV's assets in Bulgaria, Mexico, and the Czech Republic. Ayala's IMI is buying the three EPIQ facilities for an estimated EUR 43 M in total. In a statement, cited by ABS-CBN News, IMI said it would pay in cash and 200 million new common shares representing approximately 12% of the company after the transaction. IMI said the acquisition, which is...


BULGARIA'S NATIONAL PALACE OF CULTURE TO BECOME PUBLIC COMPANY

BULGARIA'S NATIONAL PALACE OF CULTURE TO BECOME PUBLIC COMPANY
(04/05/2011)

Topics: Real Estate      Real Estate

The Bulgarian National Palace of Culture (NDK) in downtown Sofia is to become a public company, the country's Council of Ministers decided Wednesday. NDK will be a state company, initially within the Ministry of Finance, Finance Minister Simeon Djankov has explained. It will stay within the Ministry until a financial audit covering its last 10 years is carried out. NDK is the largest multifunctional congress, conference, convention and exhibition center in Southeastern Europe. It was...


BULGARIAN GOVT TO PRIVATIZE RAILWAY FREIGHT SERVICES

BULGARIAN GOVT TO PRIVATIZE RAILWAY FREIGHT SERVICES
(04/05/2011)

Topics: Economy      

Bulgaria's Cabinet is taking steps in order to privatize the freight services of the state railway company BDZ, according to Vladimir Vladimirov, chair of the Board of Directors of the BDZ Holding. Speaking at a railway transport forum in Sofia Wednesday, Vladimirov said the privatization of the freight and cargo services is part of the plan to restructure the notoriously troubled state railways, and will allow for improvements by private investors that the state can hardly ever carry...


BULGARIAN STATE RAILWAYS' LOSS DECLINES IN 2011 Q1

BULGARIAN STATE RAILWAYS' LOSS DECLINES IN 2011 Q1
(04/05/2011)

Topics: Business      

The losses generated by the Bulgarian State Railways BDZ in the first quarter of 2011 declined substantially, BDZ executives announced. The company, which is notorious for its passenger services and low efficiency, reminds that in 2010 it reduced its annual loss by BGN 17 M; i.e. it ended 2010 with a loss of BGN 47 M compared with a loss of BGN 64 M in 2009. The upward trend of reducing losses is said to be continuing in 2011 as in the first quarter the losses of BDZ declined by BGN 7 M...


FINANCE MINISTRY HOPEFUL MOODY'S WILL UP BULGARIA'S RATING

FINANCE MINISTRY HOPEFUL MOODY'S WILL UP BULGARIA'S RATING
(04/05/2011)

Topics: Financial      

Moody's Investors Service is currently reviewing Bulgaria's credit rating and is likely to boost it, the credit agency says in a regular report cited by the Bulgarian Finance Ministry. Bulgaria currently has a Moody's credit rating of Baa3, the same as Romania, Hungary, Croatia, and Latvia; on April 5, Moody's placed Bulgaria's Baa3 sovereign rating "on review for possible upgrade". The Bulgarian Finance Ministry stresses that this grade "reflects Bulgaria's stable state finances and the...


BULGARIA'S KING'S TOBACCO CONFIRMS INTEREST IN BULGARTABAK

BULGARIA'S KING'S TOBACCO CONFIRMS INTEREST IN BULGARTABAK
(04/05/2011)

Topics: Investments      

Bulgarian cigarette maker King's Tobacco has confirmed its interest in the privatization of the country's state tobacco giant Bulgartabac Holding. "Provided that we meet the requirements, we will join the competition. The requirements are pretty high because the state wants to protect the interests of tobacco producers," Boyko Kachulev, CEO of the company, commented. The factory was part of Bulgartabac holding prior to its privatization in 2008 According to its data during the first three...


SHOCKED INVESTORS: NEW LAW SHATTERS BULGARIA'S RENEWABLE ENERGY SECTOR

SHOCKED INVESTORS: NEW LAW SHATTERS BULGARIA'S RENEWABLE ENERGY SECTOR
(04/05/2011)

Topics: Economy      Renewable Energy

Bulgaria's newly adopted Renewable Energy Act contradicts the Constitution and EU law, and will shatter the country's energy future, according to the Bulgarian Wind Energy Association. The Bulgarian Wind Energy Association issued Wednesday a devastatingly critical statement on the highly controversial law, whose adoption had been anticipated eagerly by hundreds of local and foreign investors only to see their hopes for facilitated investments dampened. "We are highly disappointed with the...


'TAX FREEDOM' DAY ARRIVES IN BULGARIA ON MAY 4

'TAX FREEDOM' DAY ARRIVES IN BULGARIA ON MAY 4
(03/05/2011)

Topics: Financial      

Bulgarians will work to pay their taxes until May 4, 2011, according to a publication of the Institute for Market Economy. The so-called "Tax Freedom Day" is a symbolic date when employees stop working for the State treasury and begin earning for themselves. In Bulgaria, this day traditionally falls in May, and its earlier arrival in the last three years is attributed to the economic crisis and the wider budget gap i.e. the State seemingly takes less, but continues to spent as before by...


BULGARIAN-CHINESE CAR MODELS DEBUT IN VELIKO TARNOVO

BULGARIAN-CHINESE CAR MODELS DEBUT IN VELIKO TARNOVO
(03/05/2011)

Topics: Economy      

Two of the cars of the Chinese motor company Great Wall to be made in the Bulgarian city of Lovech made their debut, the site "Automedia.bg" informs. The models Hover and Steed were shown for the first time over the weekend during the first round of the Bulgarian close-circuit race "Pista Litex." They were used as official automobiles of the race. The site reports the two vehicles have generated very strong interest among the audience. This has also been the first time when the company...


DEAL FOR BULGARIA STOCK EXCHANGE SWEETENED UP - HEAD

DEAL FOR BULGARIA STOCK EXCHANGE SWEETENED UP - HEAD
(03/05/2011)

Topics: Financial      

The decision of Bulgaria's government to pack together its stakes at the stock exchange and the depository has sweetened the deal for the bourse, its executive director argues. "Such bundling will sweeten the deal and will ensure that the new owner will have the freedom to define its own policy on both trading and post-trading level," Ivan Takev, CEO of the Bulgarian Stock Exchange – Sofia, said in an interview for Novinite.com. Takev voiced confidence that Bulgaria's stock exchange,...


10 RICHEST BULGARIANS PAY BGN 4.5 M IN TAXES AT DEADLINE

10 RICHEST BULGARIANS PAY BGN 4.5 M IN TAXES AT DEADLINE
(02/05/2011)

Topics: Financial      

The ten Bulgarians who have declared the highest income for 2010 will pay BGN 4.5 M in taxes, the National Revenue Agency, NRA, announced Monday. The data comes from the already processed personal income tax declarations across the entire country. The amount of the income of the top 10 earners, after deductions, is BGN 46.4 M. The 10 wealthiest Bulgarians work in the area of financial trading, consulting and legal services. Most of them have used the 5% rebate offered by NRA to...


RUSSIA HALTS OIL EXPORT, BULGARIA DEMANDS GUARANTEES

RUSSIA HALTS OIL EXPORT, BULGARIA DEMANDS GUARANTEES
(02/05/2011)

Topics: Economy      

Bulgaria's Economy and Energy Minister, Traicho Traikov, has asked for guarantees from Russia for enough fuels for the country's market amidst reports that the Federation is halting oil export. On Sunday, on the grounds of an unprecedented global fuels crisis, Russia stopped exporting oil products with Russian media reporting that fuels export tax has gone up on May 1 by 44% to reach USD 408 per ton. With the measure, the Russian government aims at making oil products export less...



| 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32 | 33 | 34 | 35 | 36 | 37 | 38 | 39 | 40 | 41 | 42 | 43 | 44 | 45 | 46 | 47 | 48 | 49 | 50 | 51 | 52 | 53 | 54 | 55 | 56 | 57 | 58 | 59 | 60 | 61 | 62 | 63 | 64 | 65 | 66 | 67 | 68 | 69 | 70 |

All News Pieces: 1383



Intelligence Pathways - Outsource your Business and Competitive Intelligence to Bulgaria

Bulgaria Translation - Full service Bulgarian Translation company



Latest Featured Member
CallFactory Ltd.
CallFactory Ltd.
Become Featured Member

 © Copyrighted 2004 Invest Bulgaria Group Ltd, Sofia, Bulgaria. All rights reserved.  

 
Please read Conditions of Use, Copyright Statement and Privacy Policy for this web page and web site.


Bulgaria Translation Bulgarian Agriculture Bulgarian Textile Sofia Printing Sofia Web Works Kavarna Properties CM Real Estate Bulgarian Coins Intelligence Pathways Bulgarian Outsourcing
Invest in Myanmar Serbia Fashion

Crafted by Sofia Web Works®