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  • Canada's gross domestic product (GDP) declined about 9 percent in March because of the coronavirus crisis, the biggest monthly decline since 1961 - the first year that comparable data was used. This was reported by the Canadian Statistics Office in an unusually quick preliminary assessment quoted by the France Press.
    Canada's economy shrank by about 9% in March
    2020-04-16 02:30:04
    Canada's gross domestic product (GDP) declined about 9 percent in March because of the coronavirus crisis, the biggest monthly decline since 1961 - the first year that comparable data was used. This was reported by the Canadian Statistics Office in an unusually quick preliminary assessment quoted by the France Press.
  • The COVID-19 pandemic has brought to light the weaknesses of the US economy, Bulgarian financier Yordan Kolev, who lives in New York, said as he participated in the “Face to Face” programme on BBC TV.
    Bulgarian financier in New York: Pandemic shows US is not prepared
    2020-04-16 00:30:05
    The COVID-19 pandemic has brought to light the weaknesses of the US economy, Bulgarian financier Yordan Kolev, who lives in New York, said as he participated in the “Face to Face” programme on BBC TV.
  • The coronavirus pandemic will not radically change the world, it will remain the same and 24 hours after the restrictions are dropped and quarantine, restaurants will fill up, former Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov said in “Face to Face” on BBC.
    Daniel Mitov: The COVID-19 crisis showed our dependence on China
    2020-04-15 23:30:17
    The coronavirus pandemic will not radically change the world, it will remain the same and 24 hours after the restrictions are dropped and quarantine, restaurants will fill up, former Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov said in “Face to Face” on BBC.
  • The world community will have to mobilise more than $8 trillion to reverse the current global economic crisis, TASS quoted Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Kristalina Georgieva as saying at a press conference in Washington.
    Kristalina Georgieva: More than $8 trillion will be needed to exit the global economic crisis
    2020-04-15 22:30:16
    The world community will have to mobilise more than $8 trillion to reverse the current global economic crisis, TASS quoted Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Kristalina Georgieva as saying at a press conference in Washington.
  • Retention of fuel prices despite the reduced yield agreed by OPEC+ predicted by the Bulgarian Petroleum and Gas Association. In front of BNT, the chairman of the organization Zivradar Terziev commented that the demand for fuels in Bulgaria decreased by almost 50% compared to April last year, facts.bg wrote.
    Experts with a hot forecast for the price of gasoline
    2020-04-15 21:30:16
    Retention of fuel prices despite the reduced yield agreed by OPEC+ predicted by the Bulgarian Petroleum and Gas Association. In front of BNT, the chairman of the organization Zivradar Terziev commented that the demand for fuels in Bulgaria decreased by almost 50% compared to April last year, facts.bg wrote.
  • The VMRO issued a proposal related to saving people and the economy in a pandemic. The party insists on vouchers for Bulgarians to plan their holidays and for food native production.
    From the VMRO with an important proposal for all those who wish to rest the summer
    2020-04-15 20:30:15
    The VMRO issued a proposal related to saving people and the economy in a pandemic. The party insists on vouchers for Bulgarians to plan their holidays and for food native production.
  • I am very glad that maybe for the 20th time a prime minister or government says that we will apply for membership in the ERM zone. After all these years we haven't done it, now's a good time.
    Nikolay Vassilev predicts will bite us inflation because of the crisis
    2020-04-15 19:30:17
    I am very glad that maybe for the 20th time a prime minister or government says that we will apply for membership in the ERM zone. After all these years we haven't done it, now's a good time.
  • Three scenarios for the socio-economic consequences in Bulgaria from the spread of COVID-19 were developed by the Institute for Economic Research at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, as BLIC has already reported. The most possible — peak at the end of June.
    Economist from BAS: A second update of the budget can be expected
    2020-04-15 19:30:04
    Three scenarios for the socio-economic consequences in Bulgaria from the spread of COVID-19 were developed by the Institute for Economic Research at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, as BLIC has already reported. The most possible — peak at the end of June.