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Foreign Direct Investments In Bulgaria: Main Results Of Foreign Investors Surveys

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  • Valentin Goev

    (Faculty of Applied Informatics and Statistics University of National and World Economy Sofia, Bulgaria)

  • Venelin Boshnakov

    (Faculty of Applied Informatics and Statistics University of National and World Economy Sofia, Bulgaria)

  • Ekaterina Tosheva

    (Faculty of Applied Informatics and Statistics University of National and World Economy Sofia, Bulgaria)

Abstract

The paper presents some main results obtained from a survey of foreign investors in Bulgaria conducted at the end of year 2009. The goal of the survey was to reveal and outline various aspects and effects of the operation of foreign controlled companies on the improvement of inter-firm relations during the continuing restructuring of Bulgarian economy after the official EC membership since 2007. А comparison with results from a similar survey conducted in 2001 is derived in order to assess the main shifts occurred in respect of these effects during the EU accession period.

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  • Valentin Goev & Venelin Boshnakov & Ekaterina Tosheva, 2011. "Foreign Direct Investments In Bulgaria: Main Results Of Foreign Investors Surveys," Analele Stiintifice ale Universitatii "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" din Iasi - Stiinte Economice (1954-2015), Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, vol. 58, pages 387-410, november.
  • Handle: RePEc:aic:journl:y:2011:v:58:p:387-410
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    Keywords

    foreign direct investment; questionnaire survey; inter-firm relations; Bulgaria.;
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    JEL classification:

    • F21 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - International Investment; Long-Term Capital Movements
    • F23 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - Multinational Firms; International Business

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