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Friday, 24 February 2017 - 15:30
In March, the National Statistical Institute of Bulgaria launches conducting of the survey on ‘Social Inclusion and Living Conditions 2017’.

Regulation No. 1177/2003 of the European Parliament and the Council establishes a common framework for systematic production of statistics in the European Union on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC) which includes comparable and timely information on current status and dynamics of income, as well as the level and structure of poverty and social exclusion at national and European level.

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 - 09:35
The National Statistical Institute will host and co-organise, together with Statistics Belgium, an international conference at which the results of the ESSnet Big Data project will be presented. NSI President Sergey Tsvetarsky, Acting Director-General of Eurostat Mariana Kotzeva and project coordinator Peter Struijs will participate in the event, which will take place on 23 - 24 February 2017 in Sofia.
Friday, 17 February 2017 - 11:00
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In January 2017 the National Statistical Institute has started the ‘Big Data Pilots – II’ under the ESSnet project on Big Data according to a Grant agreement № № 11104.2016.010-2016.756 of the European Commission.
Wednesday, 8 February 2017 - 12:30
The President of the National Statistical Institute Sergey Tsvetarsky will participate in the 32nd meeting of the European Statistical System Committee (ESSC), to be held on 9 February 2017 at Eurostat, Luxembourg. This will be the first Committee meeting for this year out of the four regular annual ESSC meetings.

The Committee will discuss and vote on the following two legislative proposals of the European Commission:

Tuesday, 31 January 2017 - 14:15
Come on, let it be prosperity! Let it overflow trough the thresholds!’

Saint Trifon’s Day is celebrated by wine growers, tavern keepers and gardeners to whom the saint is a patron.

The National Statistical Institute commemorates the Saint Trifon’s Day by presenting updated statistical information on production, trade and consumption of wine in Bulgaria.

Tuesday, 31 January 2017 - 10:05
Between 1 - 8 February 2017 the President of the National Statistical Institute Sergey Tsvetarsky will take part in a workshop organised by UNICEF’s Regional Office for Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States on the topic “Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey” (MICS). The survey is a major source of information for the indicators of the 2030 Millennium Development Goals adopted by the UN. The event will be held in Tbilisi, Georgia.
Thursday, 26 January 2017 - 11:00
On 1 January this year, Mariana Kotzeva became the Acting Director-General of Eurostat. Mrs Kotzeva's appointment follows the retirement of Walter Radermacher, in charge of Eurostat from 1 August 2008 until the end of 2016.

Mariana Kotzeva joined Eurostat as a special adviser (Adviser   hors classe) in April 2012.

In July 2014, she became Deputy Director-General, a post she still holds today.

Thursday, 19 January 2017 - 15:00
The digital library of the NSI provides users of statistical information the possibility of free online access to 1 605 pages of the digital collection ‘Census of Population and Housing Fund in the Kingdom of Bulgaria on 31 December 1934’, which is published for the first time on the Internet.

On December 31, 1934 began the ninth general population census in the Kingdom of Bulgaria. It was carried out under the Law on General Censuses and Decree No. 2 from April 18, 1934.

Friday, 13 January 2017 - 15:45
On January 11, 2017 at its regular meeting, the Council of Ministers by a decision adopted the Report on implementation of the National Statistical Programme and the activities of NSI in 2016 and the National Statistical Programme for 2017.
Friday, 13 January 2017 - 13:33
The National Statistical Institute has started a project Modernisation actions for compiling PRODCOM statistics in accordance with the Grant agreement with the European Commission No. 06124.2016.001-2016.395.

The main project aim is preparation of the implementation of new PRODCOM (statistics on production of industrial goods) data requirements in the Frame Regulation for Integrated Business Statistics (FRIBS), namely for collection, processing and transmission to Eurostat of data on the Production manufactured on sub-contracting basis.

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