Archive for April 22nd, 2020

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April 22, 2020, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Central Bank (ECB) and the central Bulgarian National Bank have agreed to set up a precautionary currency agreement (swop line) to provide euro liquidity, the ECB said on […]

Covid-19 in Bulgaria, roundup April 22: Government VAT-exempts essential medicines, PPE

April 22, 2020, by The Sofia Globe staff

Medicines, medical devices and personal protective equipment essential to the fight against Covid-19 will be exempted from import duties and value-add ...

Major Bulgarian fundraising campaigns for fight against Covid-19 raise more than 1.1M leva

April 22, 2020, by The Sofia Globe staff

Three major fundraising campaigns in Bulgaria for initiatives to aid in the fight against Covid-19 have together raised more than 1.1 million leva. Gi ...

Covid-19: EC proposes 3BN macro-financial assistance package to support 10 countries

April 22, 2020, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission said on April 22 that it had adopted a proposal for a three billion euro macro-financial assistance package to 10 enlargement ...

  • Covid-19: MEPs call for emergency fund to support media
    April 22, 2020, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Additional European Union action is needed to make sure EU help reaches the ravaged media and culture sectors, members of the European Parliament’s committee on culture and education said in […]

  • Covid-19 cases in Bulgaria pass 1000 mark, 47 dead
    April 22, 2020, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Bulgaria has reached 1015, counting 47 people who have died and 174 who have recovered, the national operational headquarters said on the […]