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July 31, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Energy and Water Regulatory Commission (EWRC) said on July 31 that household electricity prices will be cut by an average of 0.1 per cent starting August 1, but consumers […]

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July 31, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

For the first time, a Eurobarometer poll has shown that Bulgarians, formerly in favour of the euro, are now narrowly against it. According to the first results of the Eurobarometer […]

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July 31, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Unemployment in Bulgaria in June 2015 was 9.6 per cent, the same as the European Union average, according to seasonally-adjusted figures released by EU statistics office Eurostat on July 31. […]

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July 31, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgarian MPs have passed at second reading a bill implementing the provisions of EU’s the bank recovery and resolution directive, two months after the European Commission gave Sofia a forceful […]

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July 30, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Recently-appointed central Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) governor Dimitar Radev will get a monthly salary of 15 368 leva (about 7857 euro) – a far cry from the 45 000 leva […]

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July 30, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgarian wine sales have fallen by 60 per cent because of the political and economic situation in Russia, a leading market for Bulgarian wines, according to National Vine and Wine […]

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