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AmCham Ski Tournament on March 7th

07.03.2015

събота

10:00 - 15:00h

Pamporovo Resort, Snezhanka II, Stenata
Dear Members and Friends, The Eleventh AmCham Ski Tournament will take place on March 7th, 2015 at Pamporovo Resort, ...
   

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Past Events & Activities

 

  

24.02.2015 100 Jobs Project: 50 Young People Have Career Chance with 10 Leading Companies

Around 50 socially disadvantaged university students run for more than 20 available positions in the companies. The candidates have been chosen by BCAF based on their motivation, academic background and merit.

   

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04.02.2015 EBRD presents findings of latest Transition Report in Sofia

Innovation at the company and national level is a powerful force to galvanise growth in emerging countries and to provide a stimulus for economic convergence in transition economies, according to the latest Transition Report by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), which was presented in Sofia today before representatives of AmCham, BASSCOM, banks and institutions.

   

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30.01.2015 AmCham Meeting with the Prime Minister focuses on the government agenda and priorities in 2015

The stability of Bulgaria is of primary importance and it depends very much on the stability of the government, said Boyko Borissov, Prime Minister of Bulgaria in front of AmCham members and media on Jan. 30, 2015.

   

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Today's News

  

Topic of the Day

25.02.2015

Bulgaria President to hold political consultations with Reformist Bloc, MRF

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.

   

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Politics

25.02.2015

Bulgaria President: Water sector reform cannot be postponed further

“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.

   

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Economy

25.02.2015

Reuters: Greek banking, trade links threaten Bulgaria, Balkans

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.

   

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Business

25.02.2015

Bulgaria’s Chiren Gas Storage Has Enough Gas for 3 Months

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.

   

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International

25.02.2015

Greece debt crisis: Eurozone backs reform plans

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.

   

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Announcements

 

  

23.02.2015

Coface Bulgaria Country Risk Conference

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.

   

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05.01.2015

9th Annual Meeting: Government Meets Business

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.

   

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Member Updates

 

 

26.02.2015

8 March Dinner at Kempinski Hotel Marinela

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!

   

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23.02.2015

ContourGlobal to Start Discussions with State for Amendments in the Contract

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.

   

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23.02.2015

Conference Education and Business

“Financial education for sustainable economy” is the special topic of the Second Conference organized by Investor.BG, Bulgaria On Air TV and Bloomberg TV.

   

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19.02.2015

15% Off Meeting Promo

   

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18.02.2015

Bulpros wins the Prize of the German Economy

Bulpros was awarded on January 29ththe Prize of the German Economy in the "Large enterprise" category by the German-Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce.

   

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18.02.2015

Stanton Chase Bulgaria CEO Survey 2014: Managers in Bulgaria face difficulties finding the right talents for key positions within their organizations

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.

   

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18.02.2015

Mondelez Bulgaria Has a New Managing Director

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.

   

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