Tag Archives: Bulgaria

Bulgaria: The Unforeseen Effects of EU Presidency

Bulgarian politicians and officials will have to challenge the stereotypes about Bulgaria during their six-month presidency and learn to strike coalitions in the EU.

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Ghostly Bulgaria

Tales of poverty, depopulation and despair in the Balkan nation’s border regions with Turkey. Marked by steady unemployment and lack of hope, thousands of Bulgarians have fled their native places in search of a better life deeper in the country or abroad. This exodus has left a trail of destruction.

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Get Ready for Chinese Overseas Investment in Agriculture

The United States will remain the dominant supplier of China’s agricultural imports because it is such a large and efficient supplier. However, U.S. farmers and leaders in industries and governments should be aware of the potential opportunities and competition that may arise from Chinese investment.

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Bulgaria Banking Meltdown Averted for Now

Russia might be trying to destabilize the Bulgarian banking system as revenge for the decision by the Bulgarian government to stop the construction of the South Stream gas pipeline. The pipeline would provide an alternative route for Russian gas to Europe to the existing pipeline through Ukraine. Especially while it remains uncertain what lay behind these attacks on the banking sector, Bulgaria is likely to remain on edge in the coming weeks and months.

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