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We open after 16 centuries

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This week the Bishop’s Basilica in Plovdiv opens to visitors after nearly six years of construction. The project is a successful example of a public-private partnership, whose investment exceeds BGN 20 million. The site tells a valuable story and can have both archaeological and economic significance. When the construction of the central Plovdiv boulevard “Princess ...

Mayor Zdravko Dimitrov and numerous representatives of the German business in Plovdiv took part in an online meeting

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40 representatives of the German business in our country took part in an online meeting with Mayor Zdravko Dimitrov on the topic “Plovdiv – economic development and prospects”. It was organized by the German-Bulgarian Chamber of Industry and Commerce, by initiative of its chairman Dr. Mitko Vassilev and its representative in Plovdiv Dr. Mariana Cholakova. ...

First sod of a plant for BGN 40 million in the Trakia Economic Zone

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First sod of a high-tech plant for aluminum profiles for window systems will be made on March 31, at 9am, by the Minister of Economy Lachezar Borisov and Zdravko Linkin, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Interlink Group Ltd. The Bulgarian company will invest BGN 39,705,000 in tangible and intangible assets in Industrial Zone ...

Тextile company looking for a partnership in Plovdiv

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Latvian company Nybo Dobele – leading manufacturer of high quality workwear, is looking for a partner in Plovdiv or the region. The company’s plan is to outsource part of its production. Nybo Dobele is one of the leaders on the market, offering complete textile manufacturing in the Baltic region and their delivery throughout Europe. Nybo ...

Bulgaria’s talented young professionals are coming back

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UNFPA research shows “unexpected opportunities for the depopulating countries of South-East Europe” due to COVID-19 triggered migration A new brief by Alida Vračić & Tim Judah conducted for the UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund) shows that COVID-19 triggered migration may have resuscitating effects and create unexpected opportunities for SEE countries that have been struggling with ...

Kaufland is planning dual classes in Plovdiv

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“The Municipality of Plovdiv has a very serious and consistent policy towards investors, which we have seen through our long-term cooperation and partnership.” This was stated by the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Kaufland Bulgaria Ivan Chernev during a work meeting held on March 8 with the Mayor of Plovdiv – Mr. Zdravko ...

US based Sanmina Corp enters Plovdiv

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The American company Sanmina, leader in electronic products manufacturing, bought the Osram factory in Plovdiv The German company OSRAM sells its ballast and driver factory in Plovdiv. The buyer is the American Sanmina Corp, one of the largest manufacturers of electronic products, based in San Jose. Sanmina is taking over the management of the factory ...

The Chinese embassy is inviting Bulgarian companies to one of the largest exhibitions in China

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The Embassy of the People’s Republic of China through the Municipality of Plovdiv invites companies from the city and the region to participate in one of the largest exhibitions in China – China International Import Expo (CIIE). The exhibition provides new channels for countries and regions for business development, strengthening cooperation and promoting the common ...

Plovdiv retains the leadership in the manufacturing sector

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Plovdiv has long established itself as a leading industrial center in the country with over 74,000 employees in manufacturing, which contributes to 40% of local GDP. The share of the number of jobs in the mechatronics and automotive sectors in the region is 23.6%, which puts it in first place in the country, even ahead ...