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December 3, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Bulgaria’s Long-Term Foreign and Local Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) at ‘BBB-‘, with stable outlooks, while Standard and Poor’s Global Ratings has affirmed its “BB+/B” long- […]

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Bulgarian Parliament tightens rules on foreigners staying in country as representatives of companies

December 2, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s National Assembly gave, on December 2, its final approval to changes to the Foreigners Act, including more stringent requirements for ...

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Unemployment in Bulgaria in October 2016 was 7.4%, continuing downward trend

December 1, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Unemployment in Bulgaria in October 2016 was 7.4 per cent, continuing the trend of decreasing seen over the past several months, and was below the EU ...


Bulgarian government moves to abolish ‘working Saturday’ tradeoff for special public holidays

November 30, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Cabinet, meeting on November 30, has approved proposed legislative changes that would abolish the practice of decreeing a Saturday a ...

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    Bulgarian business climate improves in November 2016 – poll
    November 28, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    A regular monthly poll by Bulgaria’s National Statistical Institute (NSI) has found a slight improvement in November 2016, resulting from more optimistic opinions among managers in the industry and retail […]

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    Bulgarians found private flight ticket exchange startup
    November 19, 2016, by

    There are more than a million Bulgarians living abroad, spread all over the globe, from the US to Australia, from Norway to Austria. Bulgarians live all over the place. And […]

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    French telecom Orange eyes Bulgaria’s Vivacom – reports
    November 17, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    French telecom operator Orange is considering a bid for Bulgarian carrier Vivacom, the former state-owned fixed-line monopoly, according to reports in French media. The initial claim was made by La […]

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    Coming to Bulgaria: Finnish fast food chain Hesburger
    November 5, 2016, by

    The Finnish fast food restaurant chain Hesburger is investing in Bulgaria. The company just purchased premises in Lovech, for its first restaurant in this country. Stara Zagora will soon follow, […]