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Bulgaria

PPP Projects in Infrastructure

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Project Name Sector Financial Closure Year Investment ($US Million)
Maritza East I Power Plant Project Electricity 2005 $1,400.00
Elektrorazpredelenie Plovdiv AD and Elektrorazpredelenie Stara Zagora AD Electricity 2005 $809.50
The Maritza East III Power Plant Electricity 2003 $697.60
Sofia Airport concession Airports 2021 $690.00
CEZ Razpredelenie Bulgaria AD Electricity 2005 $642.30
Varna and Bourgas Airports Concession Airports 2006 $584.60
Northeast Electricity Distribution Group Electricity 2005 $426.40
Varna Power Plant Electricity 2006 $385.56
AES St. Nikolas Wind Farm near Kavarna Electricity 2008 $370.00
Bulgarian Telecommunications Company ICT 2004 $280.00
Project Name Sector Financial Closure Year Investment ($US Million)
Sofia Airport concession Airports 2021 $690.00
Pernik waste concession Collection and Transport 2021 $10.85
Veliko Tarnovo operation of a refuse site Treatment/ Disposal 2021 $5.79
Velingrad waste concession Treatment/ Disposal 2021 $4.20
Management of pre-treatment and composting in Dospat Treatment/ Disposal 2021 $2.41
Sofia manual sorting of waste concession Treatment/ Disposal 2021 $2.32
Maritza waste concession Collection and Transport 2021 $2.31
Collection and transportation of solid household waste in Shumen Collection and Transport 2021 $1.21
Sofia municipal waste management contract, lot 1 Collection and Transport 2020 $38.58
Sofia municipal waste management contract, lot 2 Collection and Transport 2020 $34.17
Project Name Sector Financial Closure Year Investment ($US Million)
Maritza East I Power Plant Project Electricity 2005 $1,400.00
Elektrorazpredelenie Plovdiv AD and Elektrorazpredelenie Stara Zagora AD Electricity 2005 $809.50
The Maritza East III Power Plant Electricity 2003 $697.60
Sofia Airport concession Airports 2021 $690.00
CEZ Razpredelenie Bulgaria AD Electricity 2005 $642.30
Varna and Bourgas Airports Concession Airports 2006 $584.60
Northeast Electricity Distribution Group Electricity 2005 $426.40
Varna Power Plant Electricity 2006 $385.56
AES St. Nikolas Wind Farm near Kavarna Electricity 2008 $370.00
Bulgarian Telecommunications Company ICT 2004 $280.00
Project Name Sector Financial Closure Year Investment ($US Million)
Sofia Airport concession Airports 2021 $690.00
Pernik waste concession Collection and Transport 2021 $10.85
Veliko Tarnovo operation of a refuse site Treatment/ Disposal 2021 $5.79
Velingrad waste concession Treatment/ Disposal 2021 $4.20
Management of pre-treatment and composting in Dospat Treatment/ Disposal 2021 $2.41
Sofia manual sorting of waste concession Treatment/ Disposal 2021 $2.32
Maritza waste concession Collection and Transport 2021 $2.31
Collection and transportation of solid household waste in Shumen Collection and Transport 2021 $1.21
Sofia municipal waste management contract, lot 1 Collection and Transport 2020 $38.58
Sofia municipal waste management contract, lot 2 Collection and Transport 2020 $34.17

Infrastructure Indicators

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GCI Infrastructure Score

The Global Competitiveness Index (GCI)  is published in the Global Competitiveness Report and assesses the competitiveness landscape of 140 economies. The GCI Infrastructure Score is a component of the overall index and covers transport, electricity and telephony infrastructure. 

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4.1/100

GCI Score as of 2019
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Resources

    • 2012
    • Wayne McArdle, Lisa Booth, and Stephan Kyutchukov

    Bulgarian Law on Concessions

    Bulgaria’s law on concessions has provided a basic framework to facilitate the granting of concessions and the execution of concession agreements. The recent development of more detailed and specific legislation, in particular in areas such as telecommunications and energy, has meant that the significance of the law on concessions itself has diminished. This article explains the development of the law and examines its interaction with other relevant legislation. It also considers a number of obstacles presented to potential investors under the current regime.      

    • 2015
    • International Finance Corporation (IFC)

    Unlocking the Potential for Private Sector Participation in District Heating

    This report analyzes barriers to and opportunities for private sector participation in district heating (DH) in the Western Balkan countries of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, and Serbia, as well as in Mongolia and Ukraine. Specifically, the report analyzes the legal and regulatory frameworks for public-private partnerships (PPP) and for DH in each of the countries, including an overview of the primary and secondary legislation, PPP preparation and approval processes, institutional setup of the DH sector, and heat tariff-setting procedures. In addition, the report describes international best practice for various business models for private sector participation in DH and provides country-specific recommendations to improve the...

Date last reviewed: December 7, 2016

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