Bulgarian President wraps Brazil visit with pledge to assist building trade ties with EU

Bulgarian head of state President Rossen Plevneliev has concluded a three-day visit to Brazil with a pledge to support that country in its ambitions to expand trade with and investments in the European Union, the president’s media office said.

The possibilities to increase the dynamics of Brazil’s investments in Bulgaria and bilateral trade and economic exchange were discussed at a Bulgarian-Brazilian forum in Brazil’s economic capital Sao Paolo on February 3.

The forum was opened by Plevneliev and the president of Brazil’s Industrial Federation Paolo Skaf and was attended by more than 100 representatives of business from the two countries.

Bulgaria offers strategic opportunities in a dynamically developing region of 12 countries with a population of more than 150 million people, Plevneliev told the forum.

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(Photo of Plevneliev and Brazil’s president Dilma Rousseff: president.bg)