Archive for October 9th, 2013

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October 9, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Cabinet, meeting on October 9 2013, extended a scheme to give companies exemption from corporate tax in areas of high unemployment in the country. Approving changes to the Corporate […]

EU pledges 30 million euro to Italy to help with migrants

October 9, 2013, by VOANews

The European Union has pledged to give Italy an additional 30 million euro to deal with its refugee crisis, in the wake of last week’s boat acci ...

IMF: Croatian economy to shrink 0.6% in 2013

October 9, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said Croatia’s economy will shrink 0.6 per cent in 2013, but that it could go up 1.5 per cent in 2014, acc ...

Turkey completes construction of air defence system

October 9, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Turkey is continuing its efforts to domestically produce weapons systems. The country’s defence ministry has announced launches of domestic short-ra ...

  • Greece, Israel look to closer co-operation on energy issues
    October 9, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Greece and Israel signed a series of agreements, joint declarations and cooperation protocols on a range of issues, from naval training, education, film production and sports to tourism cooperation, energy […]

  • IMF lowers economic growth forecast for Bulgaria
    October 9, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The International Monetary Fund has cut back its economic growth forecast for 2013 and 2014, seeing growth this year at 0.5 per cent after the 1.2 per cent that it […]