Press conference and discussion "Local Business Environment Index 2011" (April 14, 2011)


On 14 April 2011 the Institute for Market Economics presented the new edition of the “Local Business Environment Index” 2011.

The press-conference and the subsequent discussion were attended by many representatives of the administration, civil society and media.

The Local Business Environment Index is aimed at distinguishing the differences in local business climate and investigating where in Bulgaria (in which city or municipality) it is easiest to do business. The index includes all 28 Bulgarian regions, and every region is represented by one city - usually the biggest one (regional capital).

The Local Business Environment Index is based on ten main indicators, with each of them consisting of several sub-indicators. The six main indicators have equal weights in the final ranking.

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