Wednesday September 18, 2019 23:05

BULGARI Press Releases

Western Balkans accession to EU membership likely to be completed - supported by the regions General—15 May 18

The European Union - Western Balkans Summit will take place in Sofia, Bulgaria, on the 17th of May 2018. This meeting aims to reaffirm the EU's commitment towards the Western Balkans gaining EU membership. Coface's economists see the EU accession as

The World Bank to Support Implementation of a New National E-Tolling System in Stcoks—10 May 18

SOFIA, May 9, 2018− The World Bank will provide advisory services to support the implementation by the Roads Infrastructure Agency of the National Electronic Tolling System in Bulgaria. A contract for the provision of Reimbursable Advisory Services

Bulgarian Electricity Utility NEK Outlook Revised To Stable From #B# Rating Stcoks—11 Apr 18

MOSCOW (S&P Global Ratings) April 11, 2018--S&P Global Ratings said today that it has revised its outlook on Bulgarian electricity company Natsionalna Elektricheska Kompania EAD (NEK) to stable from negative. The 'B' long-term issuer credit

Bulgaria: IMF Executive Board Concludes the 2017 Article IV Consultation Stcoks—23 Feb 18

On February 14, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation [1] with Bulgaria. The Bulgarian economy is performing well. Growth has been on an upward trend and is estimated to reach 3.8 percent

World Bank Supports Stronger Regional Integration in the Balkans Stcoks—07 Dec 17

World Bank Chief Executive Officer Kristalina Georgieva is meeting in Bulgaria with leaders from six Western Balkan countries at a joint event with the Bulgarian Prime Minister Sofia, December 6, 2017 — The World Bank Chief Executive Officer,

Central Eastern European insolvencies overview: Less business insolvencies in 2016, but a downturn Stcoks—13 Sep 17

- Wide variety of dynamics, ranging from a 35.6% decrease in Bulgarian proceedings, to a minor increase of 2.6% in Poland and a hike of 56.9% in Hungary - Construction sector remains among flop sectors - Coface forecasts a decrease in company

Cities in Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania Show Varied Performance in Ease of Doing Stcoks—14 Jul 17

SOFIA, July 13, 2017 – Smaller cities in Bulgaria and Hungary are more business-friendly as they vie to compete with their respective capitals of Sofia and Budapest, a new World Bank Group report finds. Romania's capital of Bucharest, on the other

The More You Know, The More You Love Good Bacteria by Meiji Bulgaria Business—27 Jun 17

CP-Meiji, a leader in pasteurized milk and premium cup yoghurt, is driven with the vision to provide true holistic health to Thai consumers. CP-Meiji desires to raise awareness, and educate the people on the importance of gut health system and the

Labor Market Improvements Can Help Unlock Potential of Bulgarias Digital Landscape, Says World Stcoks—15 Mar 17

RUSE, March 14, 2017− Countries in the European Union (EU) must enact policies designed to better help workers adapt to new jobs being created by the internet if they want to avoid increasing inequality and exclusion in the region, notes a new

Labor Market Improvements Can Help Unlock Potential of Bulgarias Digital Landscape, Says World Stcoks—14 Mar 17

RUSE, March 14, 2017− Countries in the European Union (EU) must enact policies designed to better help workers adapt to new jobs being created by the internet if they want to avoid increasing inequality and exclusion in the region, notes a new

UniCredit Bulbank #BB+/B# Ratings Affirmed And Then Withdrawn At The Bank#s Stcoks—06 Feb 17

FRANKFURT (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 6, 2017--S&P Global Ratings today affirmed its 'BB+/B' long- and short-term counterparty credit ratings on Bulgaria-based UniCredit Bulbank. We subsequently withdrew all ratings at the bank's request. The

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Bulgaria Stcoks—11 Nov 16

On November 4, 2016, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with Bulgaria. The Bulgarian economy has been resilient to multiple shocks in recent years and macroeconomic developments have been

Bulgaria to Receive World Bank Assistance to Protect its Nature Stcoks—29 Sep 16

SOFIA, September 28, 2016 – The World Bank will help Bulgaria protect and better manage its natural assets, like forests and air, as well as mitigate the risks of climate change. Two contracts for analytical and advisory services were signed today

Bulgaria Adheres to the International Monetary Fund#s Special Data Dissemination Standard Stcoks—01 Jun 16

Bulgaria has completed the requirements for adherence to the IMF's Special Data Dissemination Standard (SDDS) Plus — the highest tier of the Data Standards Initiatives. Bulgaria's SDDS Plus data are now posted on the Dissemination Standards

Bulgaria, World Bank Frame Partnership for Next Six Years Stcoks—25 Feb 16

SOFIA, February 24, 2015 – World Bank Vice President for Europe and Central Asia, Cyril Muller, visited Bulgaria to introduce the new World Bank Director for Operations in the European Union, Arup Banerji, and to agree with the government on the

IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Bulgaria Stcoks—10 Nov 15

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission visited Sofia during November 4–9, 2015, to discuss the economic outlook and related policies with the Bulgarian authorities. At the conclusion of this regular staff visit, Ms. Michele Shannon, IMF

World Bank to Provide Advisory Services to Bulgarian Fund of Funds Stcoks—16 Sep 15

The World Bank will provide advisory services to the Bulgarian Ministry of Finance on the setting up of a new body that will be responsible for implementing financial instruments under the EU Operational Programs. The contract for providing analytical

Bulgaria, World Bank Partner to Boost Impact of European Structural and Investment Stcoks—02 Sep 15

The World Bank's Vice President for Europe and Central Asia Cyril Muller and Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister for EU Funds and Economic Policies Tomislav Donchev signed today a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on partnership and support in the

Bulgaria Sets Up a New Partnership Framework with World Bank Group Stcoks—02 Jun 15

World Bank Vice President for Europe and Central Asia Laura Tuck met today with Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev to discuss deepening the Bank’s partnership with Bulgaria. The meeting came on the heels of Ms. Tuck’s visit to Bulgaria for

World Bank to Launch a Live Competition for IT Developers in Sofia Stcoks—28 May 15

A team of young Bulgarian nationals working at the World Bank in Sofia is organizing a live competition for IT developers in the country to work on mobile applications for reporting governance irregularities. Sponsored by the Youth Innovation Thrust Fund

Bulgarian Government Meets World Bank to Discuss Partnership over the Next Five Stcoks—21 May 15

SOFIA, May 20, 2015 – World Bank Regional Director for Central Europe and the Baltic Countries, Mamta Murthi, today discussed with the Bulgarian Government how the international financial institution can help support Bulgaria over the next five

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with Bulgaria Stcoks—14 May 15

On May 4, 2015, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with Bulgaria.1 Over the last year, Bulgaria’s hard-won macroeconomic and financial stability has been tested by the failure of a

Bulgarias Health System Could Achieve Much Higher Value-for-Money While Reducing Out-of-Pocket Stcoks—30 Apr 15

The Bulgarian health care system could achieve much higher value-for-money while reducing out-of-pocket spending, according to the World Bank team of experts at the two-day National Conference on health care entitled “Bulgaria’s Health Care

World Bank Continues Partnership with Bulgaria, Introduces New Country Stcoks—11 Sep 14

SOFIA, September 10, 2014 – The World Bank continues its partnership with Bulgaria, supporting the country to make the most of its EU membership. The recent appointment of a new World Bank Country Manager for Bulgaria is further illustration of the

IMF Concludes Staff Visit to Bulgaria Stcoks—13 Jun 14

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission visited Sofia during June 6–11, 2014, to discuss the economic outlook and government policies with the Bulgarian authorities. At the conclusion of this regular staff visit, Ms. Michele Shannon, IMF

The First Seven Years Are Key to a Successful Life Stcoks—06 Jun 14

Sofia, June 5, 2014. Bulgaria has increased the enrolment rate of children aged 3-6 from 73 to 83.6 percent over the last seven years. However, more should be done to provide early childhood education and care - especially for vulnerable and poor

Media Advisory: The First 7 - Conference on Early Childhood Development Stcoks—05 Jun 14

Daniela Bobeva, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Bulgaria in charge of Economic DevelopmentTanja Radocaj, UNICEF Representative for BulgariaMarkus Repnik, World Bank Country Manager for Bulgaria, the Czech Republic and SlovakiaMukaddes Nalbant,

World Bank Group Executive Director Visits Bulgaria Reconfirms the Knowledge Stcoks—21 Feb 14

SOFIA, February 19, 2014 – The World Bank Group Executive Director Mr. Frank Heemskerk, representing Bulgaria at the Board of Directors, visited Bulgaria to discuss with the government the existing partnership. In his first visit to Bulgaria Mr.