Ukraine’s wheat production, which is the 11th largest in the world, may suffer due to the EUR 11 B aid from the EU.
The reason is that the money will come with strings attached, such as drastically raising electricity and fuel prices in the country, as Bulgarian website Expert.bg has warned. Read more
Bulgaria is among the top 15 countries worldwide in terms of greatest manufacturing growth potential.
Bulgaria was ranked 7th in the ‘High Growth Locations’ category based on Costs, Risks and Conditions parameters, in a Manufacturing Index report by Cushman&Wakefield (C&W) commercial real estate services company. Read more
Bulgaria is currently the tenth most preferred destination by Britons who want to purchase vacation housing.
The country has once again made its way into a list created by TheMoveChannel.com, a website reflecting British predilections for summertime immovables. Read more
A set of amendments to the Consumer Loan Act passed first reading in Bulgaria’s Parliament.
The legal changes, put forth by Yordan Tsonev, MP from liberal party Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) and Rumen Gechev, MP from the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), were approved with 99 votes in favor, 4 votes against and 7 abstentions, according to reports of dnevnik.bg. Read more
Women’s gross hourly earnings were on average 15 % below those of men in Bulgaria in 2012, according to Eurostat data.
According to the gender pay gap survey, for the economy as a whole, in 2012, women’s gross hourly earnings were on average 16.4 % below those of men in the European Union (EU-28) and 16.7% in the euro area (EA-17). Across Member States the gender pay gap varied by 27.5 percentage points, ranging from 2.5 % in Slovenia to 30.0 % in Estonia. Read more