About Burgas

Soft infrastructure

The Municipality has recently easy access to online or offline information resources on starting a business in Burgas.



The information offered is divided into the following categories:

  • Main economic activites
  • Types of enterprises
  • Registration, management and financing of enterprises
  • Electronic portal for administrative services
  • Concession registry
  • Euro integration opportunities
  • Public companies
  • Security
  • Local taxes etc.


Why Bulgaria?

Stable political environment

  • member in NATO
  • member of the EU
  • macroeconomic and financial stability
  • real GDP growth - 3.0% (2015)
  • inflation, annual change - -0.9% (2015)
  • unemployment rate - 10.0% (2015)
  • without currency risk, fixed exchange rate of BGN to EUR
  • budget surplus - 3.7% (2014)
  • gross state debt - 27.0% (2014)
  • Most favorable taxes in the EU



  • highly qualified, multilingual workforce
  • the most competitive wage levels in Europe
  • 45 000 Bulgarian students in Europe
  • The lowest operating costs in Europe


Strategic geographic position as a bridge between Europe and Asia and direct access to key markets:

  • European Union
  • Organization of Independent States (CIS)
  • Turkey
  • Middle East
  • North Africa


Why Burgas?
  • Favorable geostrategic position - logistic and commercial infrastructure - port, airport, rail, duty-free area.
  • Well-developed transport infrastructure and trans-European corridors.
  • Port city with its own international airport
  • Existence of well-developed energy, power distribution and communication networks.
  • A well-developed network of health, education and social institutions.
  • Over 110 non-governmental organizations and civil society structures that actively interact with local authorities and institutions.
  • Presence of Protected Areas, Biodiversity and Cultural Heritage - a Prerequisite for the Development of Alternative Forms of Tourism.
  • Successful implementation of strategies, policies and programs to achieve high rates of economic growth, boosting competitiveness, economic and social cohesion with other regions of the European Union.