Popular Bulgarian brands of yoghurt, yellow cheese, lyutenitsa, cheese etc. will receive European protection within 2 – 3 months. Legislative changes will be voted then for trademarks and geographical indications, so the national protection of the products will drop. Those amendments were actually due 9 years ago, in order for those foods to enter a European register, keeping their original Bulgarian names. As the authorities in charge didn’t inform the Bulgarian producers for the criteria of the European register, now the state had urgent negotiations with Brussels for keeping the rights for producing Bulgarian foods. Entities from other EU member-states will have to mark their production with a label, pointing at the Bulgarian origin.
Until a couple of years ago everyone was complaining that unemployment in Bulgaria was too high – there have been years when it came close to 13 percent. Now, everyone is complaining of a shortage of labour – highly qualified staff, but also..
Have you wondered how much a state is worth? The answer comes from the British company Вrаnd Fіnаnсе. For another year in a row it has compiled a ranking of brands and has published a list with country “prices”. The criteria The nation brand is the..
The Bulgarian authorities were planning until recently to lift the ceiling of all new pensions in this country. However, at the end of last week the Bulgarian cabinet announced unexpectedly that as of July 1, 2019 the maximum pensions will be..