2018-04-24 Informal Financial Services Attaché Meeting
FINANCIAL ATTACHES OF EU MEMBER STATES DISCUSS BULGARIA’S CAPITAL MARKET AND ECONOMY IN SOFIA
The informal meeting of the financial attaches of the EU Member States, which was held in Sofia within the calendar of events hosted by the Ministry of Finance during the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU, passed in constructive discussions on the topics of capital market and Bulgaria’s economy.
The meeting was also attended by experts from the Ministry of Finance and the Bulgarian Stock Exchange. The country’s recent economic development and the expected medium-term trends were presented. The long-term challenges for the country’s economy related mainly with the demographic factor and the ageing of the population were outlined. Attention was also paid to the structural characteristics of the Bulgarian economy and how the financial markets can meet its growing needs. The meeting also discussed the measures required at national level to implement effectively the plan establishing the Capital Markets Union as part of the project on deepening of the Economic and Monetary Union of the EU.
FINANCIAL ATTACHES INFORMAL MEETING
An informal meeting of the financial attaches of the EU Member States will be held on 24 April 2018, Tuesday, in Hall 7 of the National Palace of Culture within the rotational Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU. The event will be hosted by the Financial Markets Regulation Directorate of the Ministry of Finance. The economic conditions and the trends in the development of the Bulgarian financial sector will be discussed during the meeting. The Strategy for the Development of Bulgaria’s Capital Market will also be presented.