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  • S&P rates Greek euro zone exit odds at one-in-three
    June 5, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Credit ratings agency Standard&Poor’s has described the odds that Greece will exit the euro zone following the June 17 parliamentary elections as “at least a one-in-three chance”. “This could be […]

  • Bulgarian Government mulls new rules on retail chains
    June 5, 2012, by Hristina Dimitrova

    Bulgaria’s Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism, Delyan Dobrev, said on June 4 2012 that amendments to competition protection legislation on an alleged cartel among large grocery retail chains will […]

  • EP committees ring death knell for ACTA in Europe
    June 4, 2012, by Alex Bivol

    Three European Parliament committees voted against the Anti-Counterfeiting Treaty Agreement (ACTA) on May 31, only a day after Dutch parliament soundly rejected the treaty. Dutch MPs not only shot down […]

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    Pavlova calls for compulsory insurance of private buildings
    June 4, 2012, by Hristina Dimitrova

    Lilyana Pavlova, Minister of Regional Development and Public Works, has suggested the introduction of mandatory insurance against natural disasters for privately owned buildings. In an interview with Darik Radio, she […]

  • Bulgarian Parliament passes public-private partnership law
    June 4, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian MPs passed at second reading on June 1 the much-awaited Public-Private Partnership Act, which will allow the state and municipalities to offer services through joint ventures with private businesses. […]

  • Kozloduy fund projects worth 120 million leva approved
    June 4, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Projects worth more than 120 million leva, submitted to the Kozloduy international fund, will be financed using EU funds, Bulgaria’s Economy Ministry said in a statement. The fund was set […]