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March 7, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission’s March infringements package, published on March 7, showed three new proceedings being launched against Bulgaria, with four existing cases taken to the second stage of the process. […]

European Commission forecast sees EU economic growth as ‘moderate’ compared with recent years

February 7, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European economy is expected to grow for the seventh year in a row in 2019, with expansion forecast in every EU country, the European Commission s ...

European Commission prohibits Siemens’ proposed acquisition of Alstom

February 6, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission said on February 6 that it has prohibited Siemens’ proposed acquisition of Alstom under the EU merger regulation. “ ...

EC opens five new infringement proceedings against Bulgaria, closes one

January 24, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission’s January infringements package, published on January 24, showed five new proceedings being launched against Bulgaria, w ...

  • CVM report offers Bulgaria renewed hope of end of monitoring
    November 13, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s hopes of exiting European Commission monitoring under the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM) next year were given a boost on November 13, when the EC’s latest report noted a […]

  • Romania CVM report full of red ink ahead of EU presidency
    November 13, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The European Commission delivered a scathing assessment of Romania’s efforts under the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism in a report on November 13, delivered just weeks before the country takes its […]

  • EU autumn forecast cuts Bulgaria 2018 growth estimate to 3.5%
    November 8, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The European Commission’s autumn forecast for the EU economy, released on November 8, remains optimistic about Bulgaria’s growth prospects this year, but cut its estimate to 3.5 per cent, from […]