The Association unites companies with over 2,000 jobs and over 300 million annual turnover
Dialogue between business and the state is key to planning and implementing adequate economic policies. This was underscored by the Minister of Economy and Industry Nikola Stojanov at the opening of an annual meeting of the Non-Food Traders Association. It unites some of the most popular brands, and in 2021 alone, the total turnover of all companies in it is over BGN 325 million. The total number of jobs created by them is over 2,000.
“The crisis caused by the Covid pandemic has shown that seemingly disparate industries have similar problems that can and should be confronted by the state. I hope in the future you will find new common themes that unite you and together we will look for the best solutions for the Bulgarian economy,” Minister Stojanov said.
Minister Stojanov also presented the opportunities for investment in industrial parks in Bulgaria. “The focus of the companies you represent is on the demand for the best commercial space. However, in order for the goods to reach the retail network, they pass through huge logistics chains that can find suitable locations in the industrial zones of the country,” the economic minister further stressed.
The event was also attended by representatives of the French-Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Confindustria Bulgaria, Bulgarian-Spanish Chamber of Commerce, Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Commission for Consumer Protection and others.