The Minister of Economy Nikola Stojanov attends meetings at the headquarters of trade union organisations to identify urgent measures to guarantee employment and increased incomes
More effort to increase productivity in the economy is the best mechanism to raise the incomes of employed people. This was said by the Minister of Economy and Industry, Nikola Stoyanov, who held meetings with the leaders of the two national trade union organisations – the Confederation of Independent Trade Unions of Bulgaria (CITUB) and the Confederation of Labour “Podkrepa”.Read more
Interim Minister of Economy Nikola Stojanov: I will enhance the ongoing initiatives in the Ministry and will not compromise with any breach of law
I will enhance every ongoing initiative in the Ministry of Economy and Industry, my actions will be guided entirely by the legal provisions and I will not compromise with any breach of law. This was said by the Interim Minister of Economy and Industry Nikola Stoyanov during the ceremony of taking office in the institution. He emphasised that he will work closely with business and unions, and key priorities for him are transparency and dialogue.Read more
Minister Vezieva opens the first innovative fabric in Europe for biodegradable coffee cups production
When the entrepreneurship and the innovations meet the professionalism, results are achieved. “In Bulgaria, the circular economy is rapidly developing, despite the difficult pandemic situation”. This was stated by the Minister of Economy Daniela Vezieva, today in the city of Plovdiv, at the opening of the first innovative fabric in Europe for biodegradable edible coffee cups.Read more
Economy Minister grants investment certificates to two high-tech companies in Bulgaria
A Bulgarian company for the development of space nanotechnology and a company for manufacturing of electric cars have received investment certificates. The certificates were granted by Bulgaria’s caretaker economy minister Kiril Petkov. The two companies have invested a total of 142 million euro in their operation in Bulgaria.Read more
German Company Will Base e-Cars Production in Bulgaria
I am extremely proud that a German maker of electric cars of the future will base its main production in Bulgaria. This sentiment was shared by Minister of Economy Kiril Petkov, who signed with Next.e.GO Mobile SE the paperwork finalising a procedure to launch the company’s investment project in Bulgaria.Read more
Kiril Petkov: The innovation topic is of strategic importance for the Three Seas Initiative
The innovation topic is of strategic importance for this initiative and for the development of the regional ecosystems. The Bulgarian caretaker Minister of Economy, Kiril Petkov, made a proposal during the designated panel, for the creation of an innovation investment fund as part of the Three Seas Initiative.
He also presented his idea for the establishment of a regional digital hub for biotech and pharma in Sofia Tech Park. The idea is for startups and companies from the SEE to be able to fuel their innovations and research with the power of the recently installed supercomputer there.Read more
Minister Petkov gave the start оf the construction for largest in-house PV plant in Bulgaria
Aurubis started the construction of a 10-megawatt (MW) solar power plant near its production site in Bulgaria. This is the next step towards sustainable multimetal production. Once completed, it will be the largest PV plant for in-house electricity production by a company in the country.
The construction of the “Aurubis-1” PV plant was launched with a special event at company’s production site in the Srednogorie region attended by the Minister of economy of Bulgaria Kiril Petkov , local authorities, and business representatives.
The Three Seas Initiative Business Forum will be held in Sofia on July 8–9, 2021
As part of Bulgaria’s chairmanship of the Three Seas Initiative, Bulgaria will also host a Business Forum in conjunction with the Three Seas Summit July 8th to 9th, 2021. The Business Forum will include meetings between the Chambers of Commerce, innovation agencies, and investment agencies of 3SI participating states, as well as parallel businesses meetings. The Business Forum has four separate panels on energy, innovation, transport, and digitalization, as well as a special panel focusing on the 3Si Investment Fund.Read more
Registration for the Three Seas Sofia Summit and Business Forum 2021
The Three Seas Initiative (3SI) was launched at presidential level as a platform to provide strong political support for accelerated economic development and enhanced intra-regional and cross-border cooperation and connectivity among 12 EU member states bordering the Baltic, the Adriatic and the Black Sea.Read more
Minister Petkov: The Three Seas Initiative is an opportunity to attract new sustainable investment
An opportunity to attract new sustainable investment, economic development and strengthening the connection with the other part of Europe as well as attracting trans-Atlantic partnership in the region: these are some of the priorities the Three Seas Initiative has set for itself, Minister Kiril Petkov commented during a mini conference on the funding opportunities offered by the Investment Fund of the Three Seas Initiative organised by the Bulgarian Development Bank (BDB). The event was opened by Bulgarian President Rumen Radev.Read more