Last year, Bulgarians, working and living abroad, sent back almost 2.4 billion dollars (2.13 billion euros) back to the country. This is equal to 3.8% of Bulgaria's GDP, and the amount is forecast and calculated on the basis of IMF data, official national statistics and the national bank. Outside of these money transfers there is a cash transfer, but their amount is not part of statistics.
The construction of the plant of the German company MD Elektronic in Vratsa, where BGN 22 million should be invested and approximately 300 jobs opened, should start next week.
The first sod of the base will be made in the following Monday, the Municipality of Vratsa said, quoted by the regional news agency Media News.
He also accused European governments of supplying weapons to the civil war in Yemen, reported NOVA TV.
Pope Francis spoke in response to migration and President Donald Trump's border wall on Sunday, saying leaders who build walls and barriers to keep migrants out will "end up becoming prisoners of the walls they build."
Software Group will open 200 new jobs in Bulgaria by 2021, the company said today. The company founded in Bulgaria operates on six continents and with over 150 clients in 70 countries. At present, the number of its employees exceeds 350. The expansion will be funded with the first EIB investment loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) amounting to € 18 million.