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Delegation from the State Statistical Office of the Republic of North Macedonia is participating in a Study Visit on Quality Management in the National Statistical Institute of the Republic of Bulgaria

Wednesday, 31 August 2022 - 18:30

“Quality is a key element for the production of statistical information. It ensures the reliability of the information and provides the opportunity for the data to be used in the best way possible. Quality is a testament to the work of the statisticians” proclaimed in his welcoming speech to the delegation from the State Statistical Office of the Republic of North Macedonia (SSO), the President of the National Statistical Institute (NSI) Assoc. Prof. Atanas Atanasov, PhD.

NSI and BDB will collaborate in the research on the financing of small and medium enterprises

Wednesday, 17 August 2022 - 14:30

The National Statistical Institute (NSI) has signed an agreement with the Bulgarian Development Bank (BDB) on cooperation in conducting studies and processing data related to bank financing of small and medium-sized enterprises in the country. 

NSI will assist in analyzing the search for financing opportunities for a ‘green’ transition and introducing ESG strategies (ecology, social development and corporate governance) in enterprises.

The NSI President started meetings with the social partners

Thursday, 28 July 2022 - 17:20

The President of the National Statistical Institute - Assoc. Prof. Atanas Atanasov, PhD, held two working meetings with the President of the Bulgarian Industrial Association’s (BIA) Board of Management – Mr Dobri Mitrev, the Chairman of the Governing Board of the Bulgarian Industrial Capital Association (BICA) – Mr Vasil Velev, and the Executive Director of the association – Mr Dobrin Ivanov.

During these meetings, the possibilities for improving cooperation between the NSI and the employers‘ organizations were discussed.

The President of NSI met with the Ambassador of Argentina in Bulgaria

Thursday, 28 July 2022 - 15:30

The President of the National Statistical Institute - Assoc. Prof. Atanas Atanasov, PhD, met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Argentina in Bulgaria - His Excellency Mr Alfredo Atanasof, who is of Bulgarian origin.

The leader of the embassy’s “Commercial Promotion” section Mr Juan Ignacio Camio Babasso and the NSI Deputy President - Mr Svilen Kolev, PhD, were also present at the meeting.

The new NSI President takes office

Monday, 18 July 2022 - 15:20

At a special ceremony today, the current President of the National Statistical Institute, Sergey Tsvetarski, handed over the office to the newly elected head of the Bulgarian statistics, Assoc. Prof. Atanas Atanasov, PhD. He passed in to the new NSI President the Decree of Prince Ferdinand issued in 1897, which established the Directorate of Statistics of the Bulgarian Principality. ‘I hand it in as a reminder for the responsibility of each principal of the national statistics so that it be at the necessary high level’, said Tsvetarski.

In the period May 2022 - April 2024, NSI will work on a project with European co-financing ‘Data collection for City and Subnational Statistics’

Friday, 27 May 2022 - 09:30

In May 2022, in line with Grant Agreement № 101052213-2021-BG-CITY with the co-financing of the European Commission, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) has started the work on the next stage of the project ‘Data collection for City and Subnational Statistics’. Bulgaria has been participating in the previous phases of the project since 2004.