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July 7, 2014


Today, July 7, 2014, in InvestBulgaria Agency (IBA) was given press conference about the investment process in Bulgaria for the first six months of 2014. Mr. Svetoslav Mladenov, Executive Director of IBA presented the latest data for foreign investment certified projects and those which will be certified, SWOT analysis and risk assessment, and planned investments in certified projects and new jobs in them.

It was emphasized that from the beginning of the year IBA has issued 12 certificates for investment projects whose total value amounts BGN 94.3 million. Their implementation will lead for creation of 3213 new jobs. In the process of certification by June 2014 are 15 investment projects worth BGN 565.9 million.

The journalists were interested about the business climate, changes in the regulations for implementation of the Investment Promotion Act in order to reduce the administrative burden for investors and to the results of the increased interest from Asia to Bulgaria. For the projects and intentions of IBA to the work with the Asian investors answered Deputy Executive Director Mr. Kostadin Djatev.

The representatives of the electronic media and the press were informed about the regularly conducted roundtables with potential and actual investors, meetings with representatives of branch organizations, chambers, meetings with representatives of foreign business - all organized in order to raise awareness of the country among foreign investors.

The participants in the conference were familiarized with the summer internships in IBA and  the Summer Academy for students.


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