OECD Economic Surveys: Bulgaria

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ISSN: 
1999-0626 (online)
ISSN: 
1995-3569 (print)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/19990626
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OECD’s periodic surveys of the Bulgarian economy. Each edition surveys the major challenges faced by the country, evaluates the short-term outlook, and makes specific policy recommendations. Special chapters take a more detailed look at specific challenges. Extensive statistical information is included in charts and graphs.

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OECD
20 Apr 1999
Pages:
122
ISBN:
9789264167735 (PDF) ;9789264170520(print)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/eco_surveys-bgr-1999-en

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This 1999 edition of OECD's periodic review of Bulgaria's economy examines recent economic developments, policies and prospects. It includes special features on the revival of commercial banks and privatisation and restructuring in the corporate sector.

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Table of Contents

Assessment and recommendations
I. Macroeconomic performance and policy
-The roots of the economic crisis of 1996 and 1997
-Measures to confront the crisis
-Stabilisation and the balance of payments: the sustainability of the macro-policy regime
-Output and investment: the impact of the crisis and prospects for recovery
-The budget, fiscal policy, and government debt: from crisis to consolidation
-Employment, income and living standards: the costs of prolonged transition
II. The revival of commercial banks
-Background: commercial banks and the economic crisis of 1996-97
-Changes in laws and regulations for commercial banks: 1996-1998
-The state and behaviour of Bulgarian banks since mid-1997
-The rebuilding of commercial banking in Bulgaria: the challenges for the future
III. Privatisation and restructuring in the corporate sector
-Industrial enterprises: measures to cut losses and promote restructuring
-Privatisation
-Foreign direct investment
-The international competitiveness of the corporate sector
-Opening the economy to competitive pressures
-The EU accession process
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