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Het Europees Semester 2015: de resultaten

Het Europees Semester 2015 loopt ten einde. Het aantal buitensporigetekortprocedures neemt weer iets af en wederom ontsnappen alle landen waarin excessieve macro-economische onevenwichtigheden zijn geconstateerd aan een straf.

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Country Report Bulgaria (Engelstalig)

Growth in Bulgaria remains weak and fiscal balances have been deteriorating, though from a low base. The banking sector has weathered last year’s crisis well, but further measures are necessary to improve its resilience in the future

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Country Report Bulgaria (Engelstalig)

Bulgaria’s economic and political situation remains tense, as yet another government stepped down, the local financial system was shaken by organised bank runs, and bilateral relations with Russia soured markedly due to the halt of construction of the South Stream pipeline.

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Bulgaria (Country report) (Engelstalig)

Bulgaria is largely praised for its sound macroeconomic and fiscal policies, but its external debt remains high and a slow and complicated bureaucracy, as well as widespread corruption continues to hamper the business environment.

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Country Report Bulgaria (Engelstalig)

Economic recovery in Bulgaria was weak in 2010 (-0.1%), largely because domestic demand and investment were suppressed by higher unemployment and still tight credit conditions. For 2011 and 2012, a slow recovery is expected to around 2.5% and 3.5%, respectively.

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Country Report Bulgaria (Engelstalig)

Similar to other Eastern European countries, the financial crisis hit Bulgaria mainly through a drop in export demand, tighter credit facilities and general risk aversion against the region. The economy shrunk by 5% in 2009.