Sun, May 19 2013
Photo: Georgi Kozhouharov
Tripartite council finalises list of measures meant to shore up Bulgaria’s 2010 Budget
Smuggled cigarettes accounted for half of the total amount sold in Bulgaria, Bulgarian mass-circulation daily 24 Chassa has claimed, citing unnamed sources in the tobacco industry.
Tougher restrictions imposed by governments in Nicosia and Skopje came into force on January 1 2010.
Some foreign brands are already on sale at higher prices, media reports say.
If the ministry succeeds in raising the excise duty to 76 euro in 2010 from the previously planned 64 euro, prices would increase by an average 30 per cent
Prices might go up by the end of the year to compensate for higher excise duties that will be enforced in 2010
Extinction need not be forever, at least in the case of the European bison. Efforts to reintroduce endangered animal flourish in north Bohemia.
'The Golden Pearl resort is just one example of how the entire Black Sea coast in Bulgaria has suffered because of huge pressure from developers,' said Kavrakova.
Three power distribution companies along with power grid operator ESO will be required to draft, by July 10 2012, 10-year plans for the connection of all renewable energy projects to the grid.
Those surveyed said measures to ensure the stability of water quality should be implemented, with special attention to the impact of industry, agriculture, overuse of water and droughts and floods.
The solar storm is the largest in five years.