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26Oct2015

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) create 90% of the employment in Bulgaria, according to Svetla Kostadinova, CEO of the Institute for Market Economy (IME). Speaking at a press conference on Thursday, Kostadinova explained that SMEsaccounted…

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26Oct2015

Six memorandums were signed at the first international investment forum in Kyiv regarding the intention to implement investment projects worth over UAH 30 billion (EUR 2.8 billion), the press service of Kyiv City State Administration…

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26Oct2015

No decision on Bulgaria and Romania’s bids to enter the Schengen Agreement will be taken earlier than September, BNR reported. “It is agreed that the council should revert to the issue of Bulgaria and Romania’s…

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26Oct2015

Ukraine’s debt, including state guarantees, increased 0,4 percent in January 2012, the Finance Ministry said. Debt grew to $59,48 billion as of Jan. 31 from $59,22 billion a month earlier, the ministry said today in…

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26Oct2015

VTB Capital Plc, Russian investment bank, plans to invest “several hundred million euros” in the southeast European countries in the next few years, the bank’s chief executive said. They opened an office in the Bulgarian…

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26Oct2015

Lithuanian Foreign Minister said he would make visa-free travel for Ukrainian citizens travelling to Europe a priority when his country takes over the rotating EU presidency in the first half of 2013. But he admitted…

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26Oct2015

When Romania and Bulgaria joined the EU on 1 January 2007, shortcomings remained regarding judicial reform and the fight against corruption. In the case of Bulgaria, problems also remained regarding the fight against organized crime….

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26Oct2015

Rome decided to fully liberalise its labour market for citizens of the EU’s two newest members, Romania and Bulgaria, which entered the EU in 2007. Both nations have complained of bias because their nationals were…

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26Oct2015

Romania is among the 36 countries with its own currency that are most exposed to Euro area crisis according to Fitch. However it is least exposed to the euro crisis among European emerging countries. Globally…

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26Oct2015

Bulgarian managers have rated the year ending as the year of deepening crisis. 71 per cent out of 500 polled have shared the opinion that 2011 was worse than 2010. The picture that emerges from…

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