The second largest tobacco company according to its shares on the world market – British American Tobacco (BAT) announced that it has made substantial investments in Bulgaria and that it is signing contracts for the purchasing of leading brands from Bulgartabak. The value of the deal is over EUR 100million and reflects Bulgaria’s growing reputation as a country preferred by foreign investors. This is the biggest investment in this country fir the current year. BAT-Bulgaria is to become one of the five biggest tax payers in Bulgaria, immediately opening over 100 new job positions in production and another 1000 in the sphere of distributions.
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There is no official statistics about the number of the “new Bulgarian emigrants” who left this country after 1989. Their number perhaps fluctuates between 1 and 1.5 million. Most of the Bulgarian emigrants settled in North America and the EU..
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