Sofia Airport on World Class Facilities Development and Concession Potential

Sofia Airport on World Class Facilities Development and Concession Potential

  Mr. Shterionov, we understand there is a long past for the Sofia Airport. Please offer our readers a brief introduction to that history if you would. It was established in 1937 based on a decree by the Tsar Boris III. In fact, the room we are in currently is [...]

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Ivaylo Moskovski: Bulgarian Minister of Transportion & ICT – Concessions Equal Best Opportunities

Ivaylo Moskovski: Bulgarian Minister of Transportion & ICT – Concessions Equal Best Opportunities

  Representing the largest ministry in Bulgaria’s seven-month old government, reappointed Minister of Transportation, IT and Communications, Ivaylo Moskovski, outlines the best current opportunities for the American investor in the next year or two. Although his ministry represents a 3-for-1 most of these investments exist within the transportation sector via [...]

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Temenuzhka Petkova: Bulgarian Minsiter of Energy – Establishing Energy Diversification & Offshore Exploration

Temenuzhka Petkova: Bulgarian Minsiter of Energy – Establishing Energy Diversification & Offshore Exploration

A country’s energy supply and the diversification of it is without question one of the single most critical components to any well-functioning nation. Indeed, a representation of the ability to govern oneself with minimal external influence while simultaneously providing security for all its inhabitants. These implications are significant not only [...]

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Biomet CEO Talks Bulgaria from Improvements Needed to Opportunities

Biomet CEO Talks Bulgaria from Improvements Needed to Opportunities

  How did you find your clients when first starting off back in the very early nineties? Back in 1991 we started off by purchasing two new trucks, a major deal at the time because everyone else was operating with unreliable aging fleets. In fact, everyone thought we would fail; [...]

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Prime Minister of Bulgaria – Boyko Borisov: Opportunities & EU Funding

The American Times Presents: Prime Minister of Bulgaria, Boyko Borisov

Mr. Borisov, you were Prime Minister in 2012 as well. What are some things you are looking to accomplish this time around or what would you do differently?   Unfortunately, we have to handle our national finances, something we were unable to do back in 2012. As a result, our first [...]

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US & New Bulgarian Government – Sign FATCA Agreement

Bulgarian Finance Minister and US Ambassador signing FATCA Agreement

CLICK for: Press 2014-12-05 FATCA (Original Document – Bulgaria and FATCA)   Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov and US Ambassador to Bulgaria HE. Marcie Ries signed an Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Bulgaria and the Government of the United States to improve tax compliance internationally. Through this agreement, [...]

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Bulgarian Minister of Economy on Aerospace, Automotive and Legal Reforms

Bulgarian Minister of Economy: Mr. Bojidar Loukarsky

  What sectors do you think offer near-term opportunities to American investors? I’ll be precise; transportation, infrastructure, IT and energy. These sectors are mentioned based on several meetings we’ve held with various business, institutions and so forth, who have expressed interest or advice in regards to these. I’d like to [...]

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Tomislav Donchev, Deputy Prime Minister of EU Funds and Economic Policies

Tomislav Donchev, Deputy Prime Minister of EU Funds and Economic Policies

Joining our interview with Prime Minister Boyko Borisov on the 18th of November 2014 was Mr. Tomislav Donchev, Deputy Prime Minister of EU Funds and Economic Policy. During our time with both leaders we learned more about what Bulgaria needs to build on domestically, namely energy and EU Funding, rather [...]

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Mayor of Sofia, Yordanka Fandakova: Green City and the EU

The American Times Presents: Mayor of Sofia, Yordanka Fandakova

  It’s the end of the year and budgets are being established for next year for private and public entities. What does 2015 have in store for Sofia? Right before this interview I had a budget meeting with the opposing party. They will not support the budget, this is clear, [...]

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