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Conference "Regulatory Impact Assessment for Better Governance"

10.09.2014

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09:00 - 14:00h

Hilton Sofia Hotel, Musala Hall Sofia
The United States Embassy in Sofia, the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the American Chamber of ...
   

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Past Events & Activities

 

  

09.07.2014 President of Bulgaria: Trust Deficit Should Motivate the Political System for Action

"The rule of law is the most important priority for Bulgaria today. Without respecting the law neither the freedom of the individual, nor a business initiative can be guaranteed," stressed Bulgaria’s President Rossen Plevneliev at the forum on the rule of law organized by AmCham Bulgaria, German-Bulgarian Chamber and the Austrian Business Council on July 8th, 2014. The conference gathered more than 200 participants.

   

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26.06.2014 AmCham Bulgaria and German-Bulgarian Chamber Express Concern about Bulgaria’s Power Sector

On June 24th, 2014 AmCham Bulgaria and the German-Bulgarian Chamber of Industry and Commerce expressed significant concern over the latest developments in the energy sector in a formal letter sent to the Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski, with copies to Bulgaria’s President Rossen Plevneliev and to the Chairman of the National Assembly Mihail Mikov.

   

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24.06.2014 U.S. Trade Envoy and AmCham Community Discuss Bilateral Trade and TTIP

On June 23, 2014 the AmCham community had a business luncheon with Kenneth E. Hyatt, Acting under Secretary for International Trade, US Department of Commerce. At focus were topics related to the progress of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership negotiations (TTIP), the importance of the business-to-government dialogue; ways to boost U.S. investments to Bulgaria and foster bilateral trade. The speech was entitled “Growing U.S. – Southeast Europe Bilateral Trade and Investment”.

   

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Today's News

  

Topic of the Day

25.08.2014

AFIS: Seven BG parties enter the Parliament if election was held today

Seven political parties enter the Bulgarian National Assembly if if the election of a new Parliament were today. These are GERB, BSP, MRF, the Reform block, ABV, Bulgaria without Censorship and the Patriotic Front, according to the poll of AFIS, Standart daily reported.

   

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Politics

25.08.2014

Bulgaria is collecting ministers in Brussels to offset the Russian embargo

Between BGN 5 million and GBN 10 million. are the direct losses for Bulgarian producers because of the Russian embargo. This was announced by Agriculture Minister Vasil Grudev in Shabla. Worse, however, are the indirect losses due to the resulting unbalanced market and unrealized foreign exports of cheap goods to Russia, he added, Standart wrote.

   

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Economy

25.08.2014

BICA Says Hike in Social Contributions Will Benefit Grey Economy

A potential sharp increase in social security contributions will push even more firms into the grey economy, the Association of Industrial Capital in Bulgaria (BICA) has said. The lobby group’s position was unveiled on Sunday in response to an analysis by the National Social Security Institute (NSSI) which had suggested to introduce an additional contribution equivalent to 7.7% of salary to bridge a gap in the NSSI’s finances, Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) wrote.

   

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Business

25.08.2014

Trips of Bulgarians Abroad Increase by 34.7% in Q2 Y/Y

Tourist trips of Bulgarians abroad have increased by 34.7% in the second quarter of 2014, as compared to the same period of 2013, according to the National Statistical Institute. Meanwhile, a decrease was observed in the number of Bulgarian residents who traveled in the country – by 13.6%, Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) wrote.

   

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International

25.08.2014

German Chancellor Merkel Vows EUR 500M Loan to Ukraine

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has arrived in Kiev on her first visit to the country since the beginning of the Russia-Ukraine crisis. Merkel met with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and assured him of Germany’s support. She called for a bilateral ceasefire, stressing that the territorial integrity and prosperity of Ukraine were a key goal of German politics.

   

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Announcements

 

  

18.08.2014

#truSofia HR and Recruitment Disruptive Tech Unconference Agenda

#truSofia - the first unconference event for HR and Recruitment professionals anounces the #truAgenda: Join the conversation on 21 August from 10:30 AM @ Vivacom Art hall

   

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27.03.2014

BAPRA Bright Awards 2014 application deadline extended

Bulgarian Association of PR Agencies (BAPRA) announces an extension of the application deadline for participation in the fifth jubilee edition of BAPRA Bright Awards. Because of the ongoing great interest of the participants, application forms can be submitted online until 3 April, 2014, not later than 23:59, at www.bapra.bg/2014. Campaigns must be implemented by PR agencies and internal PR departments in the period March 2013-February 2014.

   

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Member Updates

 

 

25.08.2014

Industrial and Logistics Demand - What's Driving Change?

E-commerce enabled shipping, new technologies and sophisticated supply-chain networks are accelerating demand for industrial and logistics space in the Central and Eastern European region according to new research released today by global real estate services firm Colliers International.

   

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18.08.2014

All-new 2015 Jeep® Renegade: Most Capable Small SUV Expands the Brand’s Global Portfolio

   

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18.08.2014

Innovative weddings with Kempinski Hotel Zografski

Exploring the century-old interest in the mysterious power of the precious and semi-precious stones, Kempinski Hotel Zografski has created new wedding menus based on their magic and symbolic meaning. Pink quartz for love and beauty; alexandrite for pleasure and luck; ruby for passion, protection and prosperity... the menus prepared by our Executive Chef Andrey Stoilov carry the symbolics of the stones while the message is clear: to enhance the joy and energy of the future family and turn into an amulet for the newly wed.

   

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18.08.2014

Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko supports Bansko’s Summer Jazz and Opera Festivities

   

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07.08.2014

Chilled Chardonnay or Sauvignon Blanc at Premier Luxury Mountain Resort, Bansko

This August at Premier Luxury Mountain Resort, Bansko enjoy a chilled Chardonnay or Sauvignon Blanc at the relaxing pool bar, with magnificent view to Mount Pirin.

   

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25.07.2014

Relax. Enjoy. Revive. A Premier Holiday Deserves a Premier Stay!

   

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17.07.2014

Perelik Eco Jazz Festival “THE SOUND OF SILENCE” - July 26

Perelik Infrastructure Company and Mr. Kiril Asenov in cooperation with AmCham Bulgaria, have the pleasure to invite you to Perelik Eco Jazz Festival “THE SOUND OF SILENCE” - July 26, 2014, 8:00 p.m. The Festival will be held for the ninth consecutive year and it's unique with its environmental focus and combines the idea of ​​improvisation and creativity with the environmental protection as its core value. The event takes place at 2191 meters above sea level at the foot of the Perelik Peak in the Rhodope Mountains on the stage of the "Bear’s House".

   

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