We build bridges for business between Bulgaria and Romania

The logo of the BCCBR (source: BCCBR)

A presentation of the Bilateral Chamber of Commerce Bulgaria-Romania, which is based in Sofia and Bucharest

Doru Dragomir

This text was given to the blog The Bridge of Friendship by the head of the Bilateral Chamber of Commerce Bulgaria-Romania Doru Dragomir so that it could be used in a digital book on the Bulgarian-Romanian relations, The book should be published online later this autumn. 

The bilateral chamber of commerce Bulgaria-Romania is an organisation, whose main goal is to support the business communities in Romania and in Bulgaria in their desire to find partners in the two countries, in finding mutually complementing packages of offered products and services and in their promotion on a global scale. 

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Doru Dragomir: We promote the Romanian-Bulgarian business in a common package

The logo of the Bilateral Chamber of Commerce Bulgaria-Romania (source: BCCBR)

The president of the Bilateral Chamber of Commerce Bulgaria-Romania has given this interview on the effects ot the COVID-19-generated crisis, on the necessary actions against it, on the chamber’s vision for the development of infrastructure and on the promotion of the bilateral economic relations

Vladimir Mitev

Doru Dragomir is the president of the Bilateral Chamber of Commerce Bulgaria-Romania, which has offices in Sofia and Bucharest. He has worked for more than 20 years in the private sector. He has passed through the great inflation of 1996 in Romania and the international economic crisis, which hit Southeastern Europe in 2008-2009. Dragomir has EMBA at the Asesbuss & Michael J. Coles College in the University Kennesaw State in Georgia, USA in 2007. He also has a degree in Law in Romania.

This chamber of commerce has more than 40 members from both countries, which are active in 25 economic sectors. It is one of the two bilateral chambers with focus upon the Romanian-Bulgarian economic relations.

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Bulgarian protests: battles over anti-corruption?

The article’s screenshot at Open Democracy (photo: The Bridge of Friendship)

It is said that after the protests the division line in Bulgarian society is not between right and left, but between the honest and ”the captive state”. It looks like these protests are a clash of two different concepts for anti-corruption

Vladimir Mitev

This article was published at the Open Democracy site on 27 July 2020.

The Bulgarian protests of the summer of 2020 constitute an unusual eruption of political energy. Bulgaria has been known for its apathy and lack of social mobility, with many of its young people emigrating to the west for at least two decades. Today the younger generation – people in their twenties – are the most visible face of the protests. But the protests are also ‘universal’: a conflation of all kinds of ideologies, ages and geopolitical allegiances can be found represented in the squares of the big cities.

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Ion Lixandru: The time has come for a large-scale Bulgarian-Romanian cooperation in infrastructure

Can Romania and Bulgaria cooperate in infrastructure development? (photo: Wikipedia)

The coordinator for Infrastructure and Transport at the Coalition for Romania’s Development has come out publicly with proposals for joint action between Romania and Bulgaria and infrastructure, which he outlines in this interview for “The Bridge of Friendship” blog

Vladimir Mitev

Ion Lixandru was born in Bucharest 61 years ago. He has graduated from the High School of Transport. He was a worker at the construction of the channel Danube – Black Sea in 1977 for three months. He comes from the family of heavy truck drivers (for internal and international transport).

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The formula of the Bulgarian-Romanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

The logo of the Bulgarian-Romanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (photo: BRCCI)

The history and the achievements of the Rousse-based Bulgarian-Romanian business organisation

This text was provided to “The Bridge of Friendship” blog by the Bulgarian-Romanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. It is going to become part of a digital book on the Bulgarian-Romanian relations today. 

On 10 September 2003 leading Bulgarian and Romanian companies established the Bulgarian-Romanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Rousse.

The creation of this organisation was initiated by the Rousse-based company “Prista Oil”. The idea was that the Chamber supports and develops the commercial relations between the firms in the two countries, to protect the economic interests of its members before public institutions, to encourage and support the possibilities for cross-border cooperation. 

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