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Dec 22, 2009 11:48 EEST
December 22 (SeeNews) - - Following are some of the main stories in Bulgarian newspapers on Tuesday morning. SeeNews has not verified these reports and cannot vouch for their accuracy.
- The government in Sofia mulls issuing euro-denominated treasury notes in 2010 aiming to diversify its debt exposure, the daily reported quoting unnamed officials.
- Bulgaria plans to introduce a ban on inter-city freight transportation by companies from non-European Union countries aiming to protect local transporters, Krasimir Lalov, deputy chariman of local lobby group National Association of Bulgarian Carriers said. Cargo transportation fell by 5%0-60% in the last ten months as the crisis hit the sector.
- Just 23% of Bulgarians have felt the advantages of the country's European Union membership, while 30% of the citizens feel like outsiders in the 27-member bloc, a survey of Sofia-based social surveys and analyses agency ASSA - M showed. Bulgaria joined the EU in January 27.
- The European Union will provide 115 million euro to Bulgaria for the international E-79 motorway, or Struma motorway, which will link Bulgaria with its southern neighbour Greece, Regional Development Minister Rosen Plevneliev said. The motorway is part of the pan-European Transport Corridor IV.
- Every second company in Bulgaria expects the crisis to worsen next year, according to a survey of Sofia-based lobby group Bulgarian Industrial Association.
- Bulgarian WiMax operator Max Telecom plans to invest 12 million euro in expanding its WiMax network in 2010, the company said.
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