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The competitive advantages of Bulgaria as an investment destination were presented to Turkish entrepreneurs in Plovdiv

September 5, 2014

The business climate in Bulgaria and the investment opportunities in the tourism, machine building, outsourcing, business processes, food and agriculture industry and healthcare were presented by Georgi Alipiev, acting director "Sectoral Investment Services" in Invest Bulgaria Agency at a workshop of the Bulgarian business and the Association of Turkish Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of the Balkan countries' “BALKANSIAD”.


The forum was held on the 4th September 2014 in “Hotel Novotel Plovdiv" under the patronage of the Turkish commercial attaché  in Plovdiv Baris Yenicheri. It was organized by the "Enterprise" magazine.


Honored guests at the event were the regional governor of the Shoumen district, Vencislav Venkov and deputy regional governor of the Bursa region. The forum was attended by Aytug Onur, chairman of "BALKANSIAD", deputy chairman of the Turkish-Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Timur Halilov, Vasaf Bilginler, chairman of the Bulgarian-Turkish business association "BULTIS" in Plovdiv, Fikret Ince, chairman of the Northeast Bulgarian-Turkish Chamber of Commerce and over 40 businessmen and industrialists of the city of Bursa, Turkey.


Mr. Alipiev focused on the main advantages that our country has as an investment destination: a stable macro-economic environment, low tax burden, currency board and a well-educated and highly skilled workforce.


“Sienit Holding” presented “Trakia” Economic Zone as an opportunity for a number of Bulgarian and foreign investors, and entrepreneurs to develop and expand their manufacturing operations.


The forum was an excellent opportunity for many bilateral meetings as well as for planning future partnerships and joint initiatives.