Deputy Minister of Economy and Industry Dimitar Danchev met with representatives of the Economic Directorate of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The meeting, which took place today at the Ministry, is related to the preparation of the Economic Survey of the Republic of Bulgaria.
Dimitar Danchev presented the main priorities and measures of the Ministry to maintain economic growth, improve the business climate, attract foreign investment and raise the incomes of Bulgarian citizens. ‘The main areas of impact to curb inflation, which the whole government is working on, are measures to support citizens and businesses against high electricity prices, diversification of natural gas supplies, measures to support households and enterprises, increasing the minimum wage,’ Deputy Minister Danchev explained.
He presented the policy of the Ministry of Economy and Industry aimed at attracting more investors in high value-added sectors, overcoming regional imbalances, achieving sustainable economic development and human capital development. Dimitar Danchev presented the vision of the Ministry and the National Company Industrial Zones PLC for the development of industrial parks and the conditions they provide to investors.
We appreciate the measures the government has taken to mitigate the impact of the crisis and support people, said Sebastian Bartz, Head of Unit at the OECD’s Economic Directorate.
The meeting was attended by Margit Molnar, Michael Abendschein and Zvezdelina Zhelyazkova from the OECD Economic Directorate’s Bureau for Bulgaria, as well as experts from the Ministry of Economy and Industry and the Ministry of Finance.