Another 5000 Voting Machines Could Be Delivered for November Elections

"Ciela Norma", the company supplying the voting machines for previous elections is ready to deliver 5,000 voting machines at a price of BGN 5,200 per device, which makes a total of BGN 26 million.

This is clear from a letter sent to the CEC, which was read to the members of the commission by its Deputy Chairman Emil Voynov.

Currency Exchange Bureau in Sunny Beach Scams Tourists

A new scam at the seaside. In an exchange office in the resort of Sunny Beach foreign currencies were exchanged with old Bulgarian banknotes.

The incident took place on the morning of August 16 on the central alley in the resort. At a street exchange, a Moldovan received for the amount of 150 euros its equivalent in Bulgarian levs - 300 levs (BGN), but an old issue of banknotes.

Bulgaria's Total Exports Increase by 19%, Imports by 23%

In the period January - May 2021, goods worth a total of BGN 26,355.3m were exported from Bulgaria, which is 19.4% more than in the same period of 2020, according to preliminary data from the National Statistical Institute. In May 2021 the total exports of goods amounted to BGN 5,084.7m and increased by 32.3% compared to the same month of the previous year.

All Beaches in Bulgaria Open for Tourists

All beaches on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast are officially open to tourists as of June 1.

The largest southern tourist resort in Bulgaria, Sunny Beach, also started the season today.

There are mainly Bulgarians and Romanian tourists in the resort, who started coming to Bulgaria after the requirement for presenting negative PCR test result upon nerty to the country was lifted.

Bulgaria State Budget Update - Yes or No?

The economic situation in Bulgaria and the world is not good, but this is mainly due to the coronavirus crisis. Whether an update of this year's budget is needed depends entirely on how the crisis develops.

This was commented to BNT by the chairman of the parliamentary Committee on Budget and Finance and MP from "Democratic Bulgaria" Georgi Ganev.