Bulgaria Economic Forum 2014

Bulgaria on the EU road to 2020

3 - 4 December 2014

Sofia Hotel Balkan
Bulgaria Economic Forum 2014  

Discussions in three parallel main streams:

Part 1: Financial environment in Bulgaria
Fiscal stability, state budget, external debt and perspectives for Bulgaria’s accession to the  Eurozone;

Current state of the energy and banking sectors;
Financial status of the National Social Security Institute and the National Health Insurance Fund;
Healthcare system and healthcare reform in Bulgaria – possible models and new developments;

Part 2: EU Funds - Presentation of the common budget framework and the financing priorities of the new European Programmes

Part 3 :
Promotion of the Bulgarian foreign trade + Balkan Trade Bridge 2014
Financial instruments for promotion of exports;
Challenges of accessing international markets and perspectives for exporting innovative products;
Marketing of products abroad

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Balkan Trade Bridge 2014 will be organized as 'Reverse Trade Show'. It will provide a platform for Individual pre-arranged business meetings between "Purchasing Managers" from companies from Bulgaria and the region (buyers) with their potential suppliers, producers of products and services in Bulgaria and the region (suppliers).

Short Description of Balkan Trade Bridge 

Participants profile:

  • CEOs and managers from the region of Bulgaria and SEE;
  • Financial and economic experts;
  • Representatives of international financial institutions (EBRD, WB, EIB);
  • Representatives of leading Bulgarian and international media.


Prof. Steve Hanke
will conduct a lecture on the topic "Current trends in the global financial environment. Bulgaria's financial performance - view from outside"    

Networking events


If you need additional information, please do not hesitate to contact our team at tel. 00359 2 951 57 59 or e-mail info@biforum.org