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President of the Republic of Bulgaria Rosen Plevneliev is to hold Wednesday consultations with the leaderships of the Reformist Bloc and the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (MRF) political formations as part of traditional Month of Political Consultations with the parliamentary represented parties, the press centre of the President’s Office announced, Focus wrote.
“Reform in the water sector cannot postponed further as this is not good for the Bulgarian towns and villages and the European Commission (EC) will be uncompromising towards Bulgaria,“ said Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev, speaking during his meeting with representatives of the Bulgarian Democratic Centre, held in the frames of the traditional “Month of Political Consultations” with the parliamentary represented formations, the press centre of the President’s Office announced.
With strong trade and banking links with Greece, Bulgaria and its Balkan neighbours remain highly vulnerable to the threat of Greek financial collapse, even though dependence is lower than it was a few years ago. While Athens seems for now to have secured an extension to its bailout, the danger of an eventual euro exit still exists, with the risk that Greek banks, facing a run on deposits, will be forced to cut off funding to overseas subsidiaries, Standart wrote.
Bulgaria’s Chiren underground gas storage contains enough gas to meet the country’s needs for three months with some restrictions, according to a media statement of the Energy Ministry. The information was released in response to Tuesday’s escalation of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine over gas supplies and the warning of Gazprom that there could be problems with deliveries to Europe in two days.
Eurozone finance ministers have approved reform proposals submitted by Greece in order to obtain a four-month extension of its bailout. The Eurogroup said it had agreed to begin national procedures - parliamentary votes in several states to give the deal final approval, BBC wrote.
Coface Bulgaria will organize and conduct a global conference on credit risk management. This year the event will take place on 23d of April 2015 at the Sofia Hotel Balkan, Sredets hall and will gather many government officials, managers, financiers and risk analysts.
Capital in partnership with AmCham Bulgaria organizes:
9th Annual Meeting
Government Meets Business
January 20th, 2015
Sofia Hotel Balkan
20% off the registration fee for AmCham members.
Celebrate 8 March with a stylish menu in the cozy and elegant atmosphere of Kempinski Hotel Marinela restaurant on the mezzanine floor enjoying the view to the spring Japanese garden!
ContourGlobal as majority owner of the 908 MW Maritsa East 3 lignite fired power plant in Bulgaria is pleased to announce that on Feb. 20th it has confirmed again its willingness, by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), to enter into discussions with the state owned company National Electricity Company (NEK) regarding possible amendments to the long term contract under which it sells power to NEK.
“Financial education for sustainable economy” is the special topic of the Second Conference organized by Investor.BG, Bulgaria On Air TV and Bloomberg TV.
Bulpros was awarded on January 29ththe Prize of the German Economy in the "Large enterprise" category by the German-Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce.
Stanton Chase Bulgaria conducted the survey among top managers in December 2014. It aimed to identify current trends in the business environment in the country, as well as the most important drivers that motivate managers in Bulgaria for change.
Svetla Lesova is the new Managing Director Bulgaria of Mondelez. Svetla joined Mondelēz International in 2012 at a regional position responsible for Sales in Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa with responsibilities in 90 countries, the biggest markets of which were Russia, Ukraine, Turkey, South Africa and Nigeria. She became Managing Director of the Bulgarian Business in February 2015.