Bulgaria applied to join the EU 11, in 1995, and negotiations were opened five years later. Since those days there have been remarkable changes. On the economic front, GDP has doubled, foreign investment has increased from less than USD 100 million to over USD 1.7 billion. Real wages have increased year on year. Unemployment has halved.Since the opening of negotiations there have been three changes of Government representing a wide range of the political spectrum from the UDF Government of Ivan ...


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