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AmCham Public Procurement and EU Funding Advisory Committee Meeting, February 19th

19.02.2016

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09:00 - 10:30h

American Corner, Sofia City Library, 4A Slaveikov Sq. Sofia
AmCham Public Procurement and EU Funding Advisory Committee cordially invites you to a working meeting on...
   

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Business Breakfast: Challenges in the Field of Taxation

24.02.2016

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09:00 - 10:30h

Radisson Blu Grand Hotel, Ball Hall
We have important tax changes: New treatment for VAT purposes of the use of goods for personal needs ...
   

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Past Events & Activities

 

  

29.01.2016 Ten Chambers Meet with Government Representatives

Ten foreign chambers represented in Bulgaria met on January 27th with Deputy Prime Ministers Tomislav Donchev, Rumiana Bachvarova and Minister of Justice Zaharieva regarding the Open Letter in support of judicial reform in Bulgaria. The meeting was called to further discuss and understand better the spirit of the letter and what comes ahead.

   

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26.01.2016 Ten Chambers Send an Open Letter in Support of the Judicial Reform

Ten chambers of commerce, bringing together businesses from the US and leading European countries, sent an open letter to Bulgarian institutions in support of the judicial reform on January 25th 2016. The letter has been sent to Mr. Boyko Borissov, prime minister of Bulgaria with copies to Mr. Rosen Plevneliev, president of Bulgaria, Mrs Tsetska Tsacheva, chairperson of the National Assembly, Mrs Ekaterina Zaharieva minister of Justice and to all vice premiers.

   

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13.01.2016 World Bank Presents Report on Healthcare Financing

Tony Thompson, World Bank country manager for Bulgaria, Czech Republic and Slovakia has presented before the AmCham Health Committee members the main findings of its recent reports on health financing and pharmaceutical sector at business breakfast on January 12th, 2016 held at the Novotel Sofia. Out-of-pocket health expenditure and hospital care expenses were at focus during the discussion. The event was kindly supported by Amgen and GSK, and was organized in association with ARPharM.

   

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Today's News

  

Topic of the Day

12.02.2016

Only 12% of Bulgarians see media as independent, trust in media falling – poll

Only 12 per cent of Bulgarians believe that the media are independent, while trust in the media has further decreased, according to a poll commissioned by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, the results of which were released on February 11 2016, Sofia Globe wrote.

   

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Politics

12.02.2016

The chaos with the VAT on private use of company goods and services increases

Four days before the expiry of the deadline for submission of the first VAT returns under the new order, the Ministry of Finance announced that the National Revenue Agency (NRA) will complement the instructions on the implementation of the regime with new explanations. NRA has yet to write internal rules to objectively carry out audits and inspections for compliance with the new rules.

   

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Economy

12.02.2016

Blockade Remains at Two Bulgarian-Greek Border Checkpoints as Protests Continue

The blockade at two checkpoints along the Bulgarian-Greek border remains as the protests of Greek farmers are continuing on Friday. At present, the Kulata and Ilinden checkpoints remain closed to trucks, with the passage of cars, minibuses and buses not affected.

   

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Business

11.02.2016

Assarel Medet Wins Investor of the Year Award

Bulgarian copper mining and processing company Assarel Medet has won the 2015 Investor of the Year award of the government’s investment promotion agency, capital.bg has reported. Assarel Medet and its majority-owned Asarel Panagyurishte Health company were awarded the prize for their BGN 55 M (EUR 28 M) project for a medical complex with 268 beds in the town of Panagyurishte in central Bulgaria, which will create 520 jobs.

   

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International

12.02.2016

Scientists prepare for potential Zika virus outbreak in Southern Europe

Researchers from the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID) are developing tools to monitor the Zika virus, as it is highly likely that it will reach Southern Europe, according to the group, EurActiv wrote.

   

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Announcements

 

  

26.01.2016

European Investment Project Portal (EIPP)

The European Investment Project Portal (EIPP) is a web portal enabling EU-based project promoters to reach potential investors worldwide.

   

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15.12.2015

Innovation Explorer 2016, 25 February in Sofia Tech Park

Upcoming is the second edition of the International Forum for innovations - Innovation Explorer Day, which is organized by Capital and Innovation Starter.

   

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11.02.2016

World Transport Overseas Bulgaria awarded by Forbes for its Client Policy and Quality of Services

In the first year that World Transport Overseas Bulgaria took part in the Annual Business Awards, organized by Forbes Bulgaria, it was nominated as finalist in two categories – Client Policy and Quality of Services. In the category Client Policy, which has the closest link to its mission and vision, the company managed to take the second place in strong competition with most reputable companies in Bulgaria.

   

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10.02.2016

Invitation to Visit the Largest European Industrial Exhibition HANNOVER MESSE April 25-29, 2016, Hannover, Germany

   

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10.02.2016

Grand Hotel Sofia presents: About love, cinema and something more...

About love, cinema and something more...

   

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09.02.2016

Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko Started the New Year with а New Travellers’ Choice Award from TripAdvisor

   

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08.02.2016

Celebrate Your Love with a Premier Valentine!

Enjoy our special festive Valentine’s offer and create unforgettable moments with your beloved one in luxury, elegance and style!

   

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08.02.2016

Grand Hotel Sofia presents: About love, movies and something more...

romantic evening with a movie and a glass of wine

   

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05.02.2016

Authentic Thai culture and cuisine arrives at Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko

   

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