Economy of Bulgaria

In the Period January - July 2017 the Bulgarian Exports to Third Countries Increased by 18.9%

In the period January - July 2017 Bulgarian exports to third countries increased by 18.9% in comparison with the corresponding period of the previous year and amounted to BGN 10 304.5 Million, according to data of the National Statistical Institute (NSI).

Government Starts a Procedure For Buying New Trains From This Autumn

''Our wish is to start a procedure for  purchasing new trains during this autumn, transport minister Ivaylo Moskovski said in the show "This morning" on bTV.

''The  main idea is  the supplier to deliver trains to Bulgaria for about BGN 350 million'',  Moskovski added. 

Bulgaria's Foreign Trade on the Rise

In the period January - May 2017 Bulgarian exports to the EU increased by 10.8% compared to the same period of 2016 and added up to BGN 13 283.0 Million. Main trade partners of Bulgaria were Germany, Italy, Romania, Greece, France and Belgium which accounted for 68.9% of the exports to the EU Member States.

Council of Ministers Presents Mechanism to Keep Children at School

''Every child in Bulgaria must visit school and leave it educated, literate and with knowledge'', Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said at the presentation of a plan for collaboration between institutions to include and keep children within the education system, according to BGNES.

''Only this can guarantee the prosperity of the economy and the country'', the Prime Minister said.

From Sofia to Burgas for 8 Hours with Bulgarian Air Due to Delays

Eight hours - a new record for flight from Sofia to Burgas for dozens of Bulgarian air passengers on Saturday, reported bTV .

People, including small children, have spent hours in the metropolitan airport and they didn't know when they would fly. After several times their flight had been postponed, they finally had to wait for the plane from Milan, which was also arriving late.