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Bulgaria, China plan ‘Global Partnership Centre’ in Sofia

Bulgaria’s Cabinet approved on March 13 a memorandum of understanding with China that envisages the creation of a Global Partnership Centre in Sofia


Statistics institute: In three years, housing prices in Sofia rose 34%, in Plovdiv 31.4%

Housing prices in Bulgaria increased by about 25 per cent in the three years between the third quarters of 2015 and 2018, according to the National Statistical Institute (NSI).


512 000 Russian Tourists Visited Bulgaria in 2018

The tourist business in Bulgaria relies on bilateral political support from the highest level to attract Russian tourists to Bulgaria.


Bulgaria Air and Air Italy Start Joint Flights to the United States and Canada

Bulgaria Air and Air Italy have signed a large partnership to offer their customers a better and more convenient connection between Bulgaria, Italy, the United States, Canada, Asia and Africa.


Tourism Minister: Number of US tourists visiting Bulgaria rose 10.4% in 2018

The number of US tourists who visited Bulgaria in 2018 was 10.4 per cent higher than in 2017, Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova said at a meeting with US ambassador Eric Rubin


Over 3% Growth in the Bulgarian Economy is Expected in 2019

Over 3% growth in the economy in 2019, awaits the Ministry of Economy this year, reported the Bulgarian National Television.


AtScale will Invest $ 25 Million in Bulgaria

Between $ 20 million and $ 25 million will be the investment of the American company AtScale in Bulgaria, said Matthew Bird, founder of UpScale and Scott Hauser


Bulgaria’s government proposes changes to Black Sea Act, to protect dunes and guarantee beach access

Bulgaria’s Cabinet, at a meeting on February 20, approved proposed amendments to the Black Sea Coast Planning Act, including a ban on umbrellas, sun loungers, caravans and cars on sand dunes.


The Airports in Varna and Burgas with Record Traffic in 2018

Last year, airports in Varna and Burgas welcomed 5.5 million passengers and more than 38,000 flights to 103 airlines.