Economist World Ahead 2024 Sofia Gala Dinner

Hellenic Business Council in Bulgaria is proud to be a Supporting Organisation and to invite you at the ECONOMIST IMPACT EVENTS WORLD AHEAD 2024 GALA DINNER in Sofia of The Economist, an event part of the Economist Impact SE Europe Events.The event will be held on February 7th, 2024 at Grand Hotel Millennium Sofia The upcoming Economist World Ahead 2024 Sofia Gala Dinner will once again deliver […]

The European Union aims to reduce its dependence on Russian oil and gas by two-thirds by the end of the year and to zero by the end of 2027, EU Economic Commissioner Paolo Gentiloni told Il Messaggero daily in an interview published on Tuesday

Gentiloni also said the EU would cut its growth estimates for 2022 from a previous target of 4%, with the EU set to release its Spring Forecast on May 16. The International Monetary Fund last week had lowered the euro zone growth forecast for 2022 to 2.8% from 3.9% as a consequence of the war […]

3rd European Business Networking Evening

    Dear HBCB members and friends, We are delighted to invite you to the 3rd European Business Networking Evening, co-organised by 11 bilateral chambers of commerce: Hellenic Business Council in Bulgaria, Advantage Austria, Belgium Bulgaria Luxembourg Business Club, British-Bulgarian Business Association, Bulgarian-Romanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Confindustria Bulgaria, French-Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, German-Bulgarian […]

Economou: The epidemiological data demand we be on alert

“The epidemiological data both in the rest of Europe and in our country force us to be on the highest possible alert,” government spokesperson Yiannis Economou said at a press briefing on Thursday and explained that for this reason “no relaxation is allowed right now.” He referred to the extension of the measures set in […]

EU’s first green bond issuance raises 12 billion euros

The European Commission issued its inaugural green bonds Tuesday, raising 12 billion euros ($13.8 billion) from a sale that attracted strong demand from investors. The EU’s executive branch is planning to issue up to 250 billion euros in green bonds by the end of 2026 as part of its plans to finance the 27-nation bloc’s […]

Deputy Energy Minister Alexander Nikolov dismissed from post

By order of Bulgaria’s caretaker Prime Minister Stefan Yanev, Alexander Nikolov has been dismissed from the post of Deputy Minister of Energy. This is stated by a short announcement on the government website. No reasons for the decision have been cited. Nikolov was nominated for energy minister in the failed cabinet of “There is Such […]

Bulgaria’s Sustainability and Development Plan needs revision

The Recovery and Sustainability Plan needs to be revised, President Rumen Radev has told reporters in Brussels. He is there to take part in the European Council meeting. According to him, this is the assessment of Brussels and the caretaker government is working hard on changes in accordance with the requirements and the spirit of […]

Attitudes offending anyone’s dignity are not tolerated, says Peloni

Sexual abuse and harassment are not tolerated, neither is any other attitude that offends anyone’s dignity, alternate government spokesperson Aristotelia Peloni told ‘Efimerida Ton Syntakton’ newspaper on Saturday. “Pretending that any of these do not happen is not tolerated either”, she pointed out. With the new initiatives against all forms of sexual harassment and abuse […]

Cloud, AI, IoT key to growth for CEE managers – IBM study

For managers of companies in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) cloud, AI, Internet of Things (IoT) and robotic process automation are the top technologies that will deliver benefits going forward, a recent study by global tech giant IBM showed. “The COVID-19 pandemic challenged many leaders to reinvent and accelerate their digitalization strategies,” Wolfgang Wendt, general […]