Bulgarian Economic Forum 2016, Sofia Hotel Balkan, Conference Hall Serdika, 8 December 2016

Date created: 08-Dec-2016

Mr. Christo Mihailovsky, CEO of "BCRA - Credit Rating Agency", took part in "Bulgaria Economic Forum 2016" in Sofia Hotel Balkan, Conference Hall Serdika. The event consisted of two Round Tables. Round Table 1 was devoted to "Challenges for Bulgaria in joining the Eurozone". The experienced gained by Latvia, Lithuania and Slovakia in accession process was the focus. Round Table 2 was devoted to "Business environment for SMEs in Bulgaria."


Keynote speakers were: 

  • Andris Vilks, former Minister of Finance of Latvia in the period November 2010 - November 2014, currently Director in the BoD of European Bank for Reconstruction and Development;
  • Gediminas Simkus, Executive Director of the Economi and Financial Stability Service, Central Bank of the Republic of Lithuania; 
  • Igor Barat, former Government's Plenipotentiary for Euro Adoption in the Slovak Republic, currently Head of the European Regional Office, Internattional Investment Bank. 

The dicussion also included the following topics: Where does Bulgaria stand? What are the next steps according to the Accession Agreement between Bulgaria and EU? The impact of joining the Euro on the different sectors - public finances, financial sector, labour market, pricing and households, direct investments, tourism, exports and imports. 


For more information, please, follow this link: http://www.biforum.org/eventpage-151.html