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May 25, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Commission on Protection of Competition (CPC) has opened an investigation into whether four foreign-owned retail chains were acting in collusion to limit competition. The four chains affected by the […]


116 films were produced in Bulgaria in 2015 – statistics institute

May 20, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

A total of 116 full-length, medium-length and short films were produced in Bulgaria in 2015, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) said on May 20 2 ...

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Bulgaria Q1 2016 FDI was 371.3M euro

May 18, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Foreign direct investment in Bulgaria in the first three months of 2016 stood at 371.3 million euro, the equivalent of 0.8 per cent of  gross domesti ...

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Unemployment in Bulgaria was 8.6% in Q1 2016 – NSI

May 16, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Unemployment in Bulgaria was 8.6 per cent in the first quarter of 2016, a decrease of two percentage points compared with the first quarter of 2015, t ...

  • Daimler plant neues Motorenwerk im polnischen Jawor: Frank Deiß, Leiter Produktion Powertrain Mercedes-Benz Cars und Standortverantwortlicher Mercedes-Benz Werk Untertürkheim, im Gespräch mit Mateusz Morawiecki, Wirtschaftsminister und Stellvertretender Ministerpräsident von Polen. // Daimler plans new engine plant in Jawor, Poland: Frank Deiß, Head of Production Powertrain Mercedes-Benz Cars and Site Manager Mercedes-Benz plant Untertürkheim, speaks with Mateusz Morawiecki, Poland’s Economy Minister and Deputy Prime Minister.
    Daimler plans Mercedes engine plant in Poland
    May 5, 2016, by The Warsaw Voice

    German carmaker Daimler plans to invest about 500 million euro in a new engine production plant in Jawor in the Lower Silesian region, southern Poland, conditional on a number of factors […]

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    Bulgaria claims huge reduction of red tape on businesses
    April 27, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    A reduction of the administrative burden on businesses has led to cost-saving of 104.5 million leva (more than 53 million euro) a year, according to the Bulgarian government. A report […]

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    Google, EU clash again
    April 20, 2016, by VOANews

    The European Union and Google are engaged in another battle over allegations the technology giant broke Europe’s antitrust laws. EU antitrust Commissioner Margrethe Vestager says Google has unfairly made its […]

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    IMF World Economic Outlook sees growth as sluggish
    April 13, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Global growth continues, but at a sluggish pace that leaves the world economy more exposed to risks, says the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) latest World Economic Outlook. The IMF’s World Economic […]