I will not be surprised if some groceries notice a longer reduction in prices, said on BNT the chief executive of the Sofia Stock Exchange Vasil Simov.
Financiers expect fuels to fall by at least 20 st. At the moment, the margin of gas stations is over 30 st., it may also shrink because of the crisis.
Bulgaria is among the first countries to submit economic measures because of the economic blockage triggered by the coronavirus pandemic. No one has ever said, however, that these will be the only measures, commented Economy Minister Emil Karanikolov, “Investor”.
Employers and trade union organizations, with the exception of AICB and CRIB, have supported the updated draft Decree of the Council of Ministers for determining the terms and conditions for payment of compensation to employers who have stopped working due to the declared state of emergency.
In connection with the information about the “suspension” of the student program Work and Travel /WAT/, known in Bulgaria as a program for student brigades in the USA, the Association of Agencies for International Cultural Exchange states that the program is regulated by the US State Department through sponsoring organizations and American employers, not being suspended by the host country at present.
The contagion that came from the far eastern lands brought us a state of emergency, but also a lot of hope. Not just for healing and a more recent victory over the virus, but also for salvation for the economy and for fixing many other things.
A new piece of legislation by Greece's government allows employers and corporations to introduce a new system of rotating work - employees to work only two weeks a month and receive 50 percent of their salaries.