Trade and economic relations between Bulgaria and Azerbaijan discussed at an online event

The trade and economic relations between Bulgaria and Azerbaijan were discussed during an online event organized and held by the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry with the active participation of the Embassy of Azerbaijan in Sofia. The President of BCCI Tsvetan Simeonov opened the event and said that it was the first of a […]

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Foreign investments in Bulgaria Increased by EUR 100 million in the first quarter of 2020

According to data of the Bulgarian National Bank, foreign investments in Bulgaria increased by EUR 100 million in the first quarter of 2020 compared to the same period of 2019. By the end of March, more than EUR 254 million were invested in the Bulgarian economy. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, there has been a threefold […]

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A researcher from IEES-BAS is among the ten outstanding young persons in Bulgaria for 2020

Dr. Elitsa Petkucheva, Research Associate in the department “Hydrogen systems with polymer electrolyte” at the Institute of Electrochemistry and Energy Systems (IEES-BAS), is a finalist in the category “Science and/or technological development” of the program “The Outstanding Young Persons of Bulgaria 2020”, part of the international movement Junior Chamber International (JCI). A total of 64 […]

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Temporary exceptions to the rules in international road transport

The European Commission approved Bulgaria’s requests for temporary exceptions (derogation) to the rules in international road transport. This was announced during today’s videoconference of transport ministers of the European Union on the impact of COVID-19 on the transport sector. At the proposal of the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov and in […]

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Sofia’s pilot project is published on the European Commission’s PolicyCLOUD Program Website

Sofia team is working on a pilot for the use of the European cloud infrastructure by the public administration and the pilot project for Sofia is already on the European Commission’s PolicyCLOUD program website. With the participation in the project, Sofia Municipality will be able to perform simulations, tests and analysis of potential policies, using […]

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Eight Sofia-based companies among FT1000’s fastest growing companies in Europe

The Financial Times included 12 Bulgarian companies in FT1000 – its report on Europe’s fastest growing companies in 2020. The report has been compiled in collaboration with Statista for a fourth consecutive year. Eight of the included Bulgarian companies are based in Sofia and operate in the sectors of technology and consulting services. A total of 268 […]

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We are reviving abandoned industrial areas while thinking about the future of the city

We are reviving abandoned industrial areas while thinking about the future of the city The company has undertaken the largest investment in a construction site in Sofia Konstantin Boyadzhiev has been the manager of Galaxy Investment Group OOD since the beginning of 2016. Under his leadership, over the last four years the company has established […]

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Border crossing points for delivery of goods are defined

The Council of Ministers has defined the border crossing points on Bulgarian territory at which vehicles transporting goods will be allowed to pass freely. The plan for securing Green Corridors along the European road network was proposed by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov. It complies with the guidelines of the […]

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Commission presents practical guidance to ensure the free movement of critical workers

CORONAVIRUS: COMMISSION PRESENTS PRACTICAL GUIDANCE TO ENSURE THE FREE MOVEMENT OF CRITICAL WORKERS Today, the Commission has issued new practical advice to ensure that mobile workers within the EU, in particular those in critical occupations to fight the coronavirus pandemic, can reach their workplace. This includes but is not limited to those working in the […]

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FREE MOVEMENT OF GOODS – COVID-19 AND THE MOVEMENT OF GOODS IN THE SINGLE MARKET

FREE MOVEMENT OF GOODS – COVID-19 AND THE MOVEMENT OF GOODS IN THE SINGLE MARKET   We would like to inform you that the European Commission has published several documents related to COVID-19 and the free movement of goods in the single market. In its Communication of 13/3/2020, the Commission emphasized that national measures restricting […]

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