Bulgarian National Bank

Over 11% is the Growth in Revenue from International Tourism in Bulgaria

More than 1.1 billion leva are the revenues from international tourism in Bulgaria in the first four months of this year. They grow by nearly 11% compared to January-April a year ago, according to data from the Bulgarian National Bank, quoted by the Ministry of Tourism.

Bulgaria Not Ready for Eurozone, Say Commission, Bank

A report by the European Commission published on Wednesday said Bulgaria was not ready to adopt the common European currency.

Following assessments on the country's legal compatibility and its fulfilment of the convergence criteria, "the Commission considers that Bulgaria does not fulfil the conditions for the adoption of the euro," it said.

6 People a Month Become Millionaires in Bulgaria

Surprising or not - 6 people a month become millionaires in Bulgaria. Year-on-year, Bulgarian citizens, which have over 1 million leva in the bank, have increased by 71, according to the latest data of the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB). Thus, by the end of last year, the wealthy people in Bulgaria were 833. They have a total of 2,030 billion levs, ie.

Housing Loans Show Remarkable Growth in 2017

Statistics of the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) have finally detected a significant upheaval in the credit market after years of freezing around zero. Housing loans have risen most heavily - with a significant 7.4% last year, the figures show. In absolute terms, the increase in mortgage loans is close to BGN 650 million.

BNB Issues 2 Special Coins for the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union

The Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) issues two special coins for the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union - commemorative and exchange.

Exchange with a nominal of BGN 2 and enters into circulation on 2 January. 

The commemoration is silver, with partial gilding and numismatic value.

Parliament Аdopted Аmendments to the Credit Institutions Act at First Reading

Parliament adopted amendments to the Credit Institutions Act at first reading, reported BGNES. 

The purpose of the draft law is to improve the regulatory framework for banking supervision by complying with the recommendations of the Financial Sector Assessment Program report and the commitments made by the Bulgarian National Bank in response to the report.