Economy of Europe
The French-German consortium "Sof Connect", which operates Munich Airport, has been selected as the winner of the concession tender for Sofia Airport, Bulgaria's Transport Minister Rossen Zhelyazkov said on July 17. The contract can be signed after the expiry of the 15-day period in which the remaining four candidates have the right to appeal, reports BNT.
It is evident from a series of public statements that the new government is viewed positively by the representatives of Greece's creditors and European partners as they expect better cooperation and more steadfast reform policies.
Nevertheless, the first positive signals do mean that creditors are prepared to change the basic targets of economic policy.
The board says: "On july 15, 2019, President of the Republic of Serbia, H.E. Aleksandar Vucic and President of the Republic of France, H.E. Emmanuel Macron marked the official start of work on modernization of Belgrade Airport 'Nikola Tesla', carried out by the company "VINCI Airports".
The European Commission (EC) keeps its expectations for Bulgaria's economy in its summer forecast. The GDP growth of our country in 2019 will recover to 3.3% from 3.1% in 2018, reaching 3.4% in 2020, coinciding with the expectations of the spring forecast.
In terms of inflation, the EC expects its pace to reach 2.4% in 2019 and will slow to 1.7% in 2020, writes Investor.bg.