Ljubljana stock indices rise, NLB leads gainers
Koncar boosts Croatian share indices
Most Romanian stock indices rise further, Digi shines
Bosnia's Serb Republic trade gap widens in Jan
Bosnia's Serb Republic building permits up 40% y/y in Jan
Oct 30, 2009 13:33 EEST
October 30 (SeeNews) - Following are some of the main stories in Bulgarian newspapers on Friday morning. SeeNews has not verified these reports and cannot vouch for their accuracy.
- Spanish construction company FCC, which is building a bridge over the Danube linking Bulgaria and Romania, will freeze works on the project if the Bulgarian transport ministry does not provide an additional financing of 60 million euro ($89 million), the newspaper reported. FCC won the tender for the construction of the bridge with a 90 million euro bid, but experts have warned the actual cost will be about 160 million euro.
- Austrian-based investment company CUUBUUS Real Immobilien AG plans to invest 100 million euro ($148.4 million) in four shopping outlets in Bulgaria, the newspaper reported. The first outlet will open doors in 2011 in Varna, while the other three will be situated in Dobrich, Vidin and Kyustendil. The projects will be managed by Bulgarian real estate consultants Dominus Property Advisers.
- Hospitals in Bulgaria will get 220 million levs ($166.96 million/112.47 million euro) less in financing from the state in 2010, Health Minister Bozhidar Nanev said. He also said that between 70 and 80 hospitals will be closed down or turned into rehabilitation centres until July. The healthcare budget for next year will amount to 2.6 billion levs.
- The Bulgarian government plans to absorb a record high 2.367 billion levs ($1.796 billion/1.210 billion euro) in EU funding in 2010, twice as much as the 2009 plan, of which just a quarter has been utilized, the newspaper reported. Until October 1st, only 300 million levs out of a total of 1.18 billion levs have been absorbed.
- Hamburg-based European copper producer Aurubis will build a 10 megawatt MW co-generation capacity in its Bulgarian copper smelter in Pirdop. The generated electricity will meet a quarter of the electricity needs of the plant.
You have run out of free articles this month.
Sign up in for
and get ten (10) free articles per month or sign up for
and get unlimited access.
Browse our free newsletter options