Latest News from Bulgaria
Bulgaria is among the top 15 countries worldwide in terms of greatest manufacturing growth potential.
Bulgaria was ranked 7th in the 'High Growth Locations' category based on Costs, Risks and Conditions parameters, in a Manufacturing Index report by Cushman&Wakefield (C&W) commercial real estate services company.
Bulgaria is currently the tenth most preferred destination by Britons who want to purchase vacation housing.
The country has once again made its way into a list created by TheMoveChannel.com, a website reflecting British predilections for summertime immovables.
With some 1.6% of property inquiries to the website, it has moved 5 places up in February.
A set of amendments to the Consumer Loan Act passed first reading in Bulgaria's Parliament.
The legal changes, put forth by Yordan Tsonev, MP from liberal party Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) and Rumen Gechev, MP from the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), were approved with 99 votes in favor, 4 votes against and 7 abstentions, according to reports of dnevnik.bg.
Romania has become Bulgaria's third largest trading partner after Germany and Italy, partly as a result of the New Europe Bridge, which opened last year, officials say.
The Prime Ministers of Bulgaria, Romania and Serbia,Plamen Oresharski, Victor Ponta and Ivica Dacic will hold a trilateral meeting in Bulgaria's Danube city of Ruse on Friday.
A lunch has been scheduled after the meeting.
Transit permits expected to help Turkey and Bulgaria
A new liberalised transit permit regime between Bulgaria and Turkey should help businesses and develop the economy in both countries, officials and business owners say.
New liberalised traffic rules between Bulgaria and Turkey are expected to take effect in April. [Gabriel Petrescu/SETimes]