Watchdog, the online platform to prevent double standards in posted workers in the EU

More than a year ago the European Parliament altered the rules for companies from Eastern Europe posting workers in countries in Western Europe. The reason: a double standard in their payment and social security to the detriment of the posted..

published on 9/12/19 3:25 PM

Tsar Samuil- the village with the sweetest watermelons

Nearly 80% of the fruit and vegetables sold on the Bulgarian market this summer are imported, the Chairperson of the Board of the National Union of Gardeners in Bulgaria Mariana Miltenova told the Bulgarian Telegraph Agency. The prices of fruits and..

published on 9/10/19 12:37 PM
Briefing of Minister Temenuzhka Petkova on Belen NPP. Minister Petkova (center) in the presence of BEH director Jaklen Cohen  and CEO of NEC Ivan Yonchev

Is 13 a lucky number for Belene nuclear power plant project?

On Tuesday 13 companies submitted applications for participation in the implementation of the project for second Bulgarian nuclear power plant in Belene on the Danube River. In the course of 90 days Bulgarian experts will assess the offers and..

published on 8/21/19 12:59 PM

How much do Bulgarian households earn and what do they spend their money on?

Bulgarians earn little and spend little. They are in last position in the European per capita consumption rankings, at 56 percent of the average levels for the EU. The income and spending level of Bulgarian households indicates that at this..

published on 8/20/19 12:33 PM

First step towards building a gas hub in Bulgaria

Bulgaria does not have any significant gas deposits, nor is it a major gas market, what it does have is big plans in this field, most of all with the project for a European gas hub and an exchange for supplying clients from different European..

published on 8/2/19 1:46 PM

Bulgarian banks paving country’s way to Euro Zone

Bulgarian banks have withstood European stress tests as well as capital and asset controls, the Supervisory Board of the European Central Bank reports. Six Bulgarian banks have been tested, including the four largest ones – UniCredit Bulbank,..

published on 7/30/19 3:21 PM

Bulgarian company in Devnya invests nearly EUR 13 million in new facility.

An industrial producer of nitrate, phosphate and combined fertilizers, ammonia, salts and compressed gasses received a class A investment certificate by the Bulgarian Minister of Economy Emil Karanikolov. Agropolychim is a leading producer in..

published on 7/28/19 9:05 AM
Presenting the annual

The shades of gray in Bulgarian economy

A large part of the Bulgarian economy is operating legally, paying all necessary taxes, salaries and social security contributions. But there is also an economic sector operating illegally or semi-legally and generating about 20-30% of GDP,..

published on 7/3/19 2:16 PM

What do Bulgarians spend their savings on?

Thriftiness if a distinguishing feature of the Bulgarians, various researches, including the latest survey which studies the reasons why Bulgarians save for rainy days show. Financial expert Desislava Nikolova who is part of My Money financial..

published on 6/25/19 1:02 PM
Tomislav Donchev at the

Small and economically-active Bulgarian municipalities register higher employment and earnings

The industrial zones are of key significance to the development of the regions, Bulgaria’s Deputy Premier Tomislav Donchev contends. Highest salaries are paid in regions with highest employment, analysis of the Institute for Market Economics..

published on 6/24/19 1:09 PM