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Bulgarian National Bank: Incompetent and Irresponsible Statements! Changing the BGN-EUR Exchange Rate is Impossible

"Changing the leva-euro exchange rate is impossible". This is stated by the Bulgarian National Bank to National radio, after yesterday information was spread, which is claimed to be from a report of the Ministry of Finance, according to which there is a risk of a change in the exchange rate of the leva against the euro.

Bulgaria’s Finance Minister: There is No Risk of Bankruptcy

"There is no risk of bankruptcy of the state, nor of the intervention of the International Monetary Fund and the need to take out new debt." This was stated on the National Television by the Acting Minister of Finance Rositsa Velkova. Her comment was on the occasion of the two scenarios of the long-term budget forecast leaked to the media yesterday.

In 2022: The Bulgarian Economy Grew Less than Expected according to Preliminary Data

The economy of Bulgaria has grown by 3.4% in 2022. This is shown by the preliminary data of the National Statistical Institute (NSI). The expectations of the European Commission and the IMF were for a growth of 3.9%, but the statistics are subject to correction over time.