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Bulgaria: Strategic location and emerging regional leader

A more mature Bulgarian marketplace is attracting American companies in record numbers. And it is not just the large companies with a higher tolerance for risk coming to Bulgaria to do business. More opportunities have come with the EU and NATO membership and smaller U.S. firms – the engine of economic growth in the United States – are finding their way here.

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Our Services for Bulgarian Companies

Bulgaria is more competitive in the EU with American technology and know-how, especially in agriculture, energy, healthcare, ICT and water sectors. EU means Bulgaria is now part of the U.S. – EU trade relationship with over $ 2.7 billion of goods and services exchanges each day. The TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership) currently in negotiation will bring greater U.S. trade and investments with this new relationship and start an upward trend leading to greater opportunities for bilateral economic and commercial cooperation in Bulgaria.

Top sectors for trade and investment in Bulgaria

As the U.S. Commercial Service's regional contact point for Macedonia we can facilitate your entry to the Macedonian market as well.




FOLLOW OUR OFFICE ACTIVITES ON SOCIAL MEDIA
  • CS Sofia event with Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Sofia (click here)
  • Please see here the interview with Commercial Specialist Emily Taneva.
  • Interview with Senior Commercial Officer Thomas Bruns in Bulgarian.
BULGARIA AT A GLANCE
  • Population: 7.3 million
  • Capital: Sofia
  • Official Language: Bulgarian
  • Currency: Bulgarian Lev (BGN)
  • GDP: $54 billion
  • GDP/Capita: $7.4 thousand
  • GDP Growth: 0.8
  • US Imports to Bulgaria: $32.9 billion
  • US Exports to Bulgaria: $313 million
  • NATO Member: since 2004
  • EU Member: since 2007
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