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  • Bulgarians turn to South America in search of jobs
    June 21, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Increasing numbers of Bulgarians are seeking employment in South America, according to private employment agencies, quoted by Bulgarian-language daily Monitor. The financial crisis in Greece and Spain – two traditional […]

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    Bulgaria’s beach holiday economics 2012
    June 21, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The summer 2012 holiday season will see Bulgarians spending about 88 leva (44 euro) a day during vacations lasting an average 10 days, according to a survey – and if […]

  • The beach at Sveti Vlas on Bulgaria's Black Sea coast
    Bulgaria to spend five million leva on marketing tourism
    June 20, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Cabinet has instructed the Finance Ministry to pay five million leva (about 2.5 million euro) to the Economy, Energy and Tourism Ministry for an international marketing and advertising campaign […]

  • The ‘Sofia’ criteria for the euro zone
    June 19, 2012, by Petar Ganev, IME

    The European Central Bank (ECB) published its Convergence Report (2012), in which it evaluates the progress of the members states that have committed themselves to joining the euro by following […]

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    Obama, G20 press Europe on economic plan
    June 19, 2012, by Kent Klein of VOANews

    Europe’s financial crisis took center stage on Monday as the Group of 20 economic summit began in Mexico.  President Barack Obama and other G20 leaders continued to urge European nations […]

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    Young Czech bank eyes CEE markets
    June 18, 2012, by Emily Thompson of The Prague Post

    Three new banks were launched on the local market last year, offering stripped-down, online retail banking products that quickly began to lure dissatisfied customers from the established banks. Among them […]