The prices of energy resources in all Balkan countries may drop if the national grids are connected, according to Damian Gjiknuri, President in Office of the Energy Community.
Fitch Ratings has downgraded Bulgarian Energy Holding EAD's (BEH) long-term foreign and local currency ratings one notch to 'BB-' from 'BB'.BEH’s foreign currency senior unsecured rating was also lowered to 'BB-' from 'BB'.
Bulgaria’s government has approved additional spending of BGN 5M (EUR 2.5M) to back activities of the State Agency for Refugees stemming from increased migratory pressure. The additional expenditure under the Interior Ministry budget will be used to provide food to asylum seekers, maintain security at reception centers as well as cover the cost of operations of the agency’s branches in the country, the cabinet said in a statement following a weekly meeting.
LONDON – The UK’s current environmental taxes do not benefit businesses or the environment, and should be overhauled. In a new report issued on September 14th the UK manufacturers organization EEF called for the government to reduce the use of environmental taxes in favor of enacting more tax incentives.
LONDON – Taxpayers in the UK have to pay as much as GBP 4.66 just to reach a real person when calling the HMRC tax hotline. According to the result of new research released by the UK charity Citizens Advice,