Milestones

March 14, 2016

Bulgarian-Chinese Business Development Association and partners held a seminar themed “Cooperation with China: mission possible” in Plovdiv. More than 70 companies from the food and beverage, cosmetics, tourism, and software industries attended the seminar. The participants had the chance to learn about the specifics of doing business with China from the first-hand experience of the speakers. Everyone expressed their willingness to contribute actively to the elaboration of a joint strategy for entering the Chinese market. The idea to establish a Bulgarian store in Shanghai was discussed.

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December 11, 2015

BCBDA signed a Memorandum of understanding for cooperation in the field of investment and trade with Vanke Corporate Development Team, Shanghai Vanyi Investment Management Co. Ltd.

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November 23, 2015

BCBDA took part at the economic and political forum in Shanghai, Suzhou and Beijing, during the 4th consecutive meeting of the leader of the CEEC and China. Representatives of BCBDA took part in the economic and political forum in Shanghai, Suzhou and Beijing, during the 4th consecutive meeting of the leader of the CEEC and China in connection to the initiative “16+1”. The Prime Minister of Bulgaria, Boyko Borisov led a delegation of six ministers and businesspeople. At the forum, the “Euro-Chinse Economic Development Zone” was presented.

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November 16, 2015

BCBDA team took part in the 17th Chinese International Hi-Tech Fair (CHTF) in Shenzhen. Regarding this „Shenzhen Daily“, the newspaper of the sister city of Plovdiv, Shenzhen, issues an article for the advantages of the “Euro-Chinese Economic Development Zone”, part of the “Trakia Economic Zone” project.

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November 2, 2015

25-minute movie was broadcasted on 5 channels of the Shenzhen television – satellite, entertainment, urban, economics и finance, and DV channel. It is part of a documentary series “Twin Cities”, a project of the Shenzhen Media Group and the office of Foreign Affairs of Shenzhen Municipality. The association is proud to have provided support to realize the project for an advertisement movie for Plovdiv and Bulgaria, watched by millions of Chinese people.

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October 9, 2015

Professor Liu Hongyi, President of the Shenzhen Polytechnic university, signed one cooperation agreement in Plovdiv with BCBDA and another with the Technical university of Sofia and its branch in Plovdiv. The association initiated and organized for the 5 members of the academic managing administration of one of the most prestigious universities in China to visit the Bulgarian universities.

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September 18, 2015

BCBDA, signed a cooperation agreement with Zhejiang Cixi Coastal Economic Development District (ZCCEDD). During the “Bulgarian-Chinese (Ningbo) Business Conference the Euro-Chinese Economic Development Zone, supported by BCBDA, signed a cooperation agreement with Zhejiang Cixi Coastal Economic Development District (ZCCEDD).

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September 18, 2015

For a third year in a row, Plovdiv became a host of Bulgarian-Chinese conference. More than 100 Chinese and Bulgarian businesspeople took part in the “Bulgarian-Chinese (Ningbo) Business Conference”, jointly organized by BCBDA, Bulgarian Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion Agency, Plovdiv Municipality and Galaxy Investment Group.

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June 19, 2015

BCBDA became a co-founder of the First Silk Road Investment and Trade Promotion Union Roundtable Conference in Shenzhen.

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June 12, 2015

Plovdiv received a delegation, led by Mr Chen Biao, deputy-mayor of the twinned city Shenzhen. While a Bulgarian delegation was paying a visit in Ningbo, Plovdiv received a delegation, led by Mr Chen Biao, deputy-mayor of the twinned city Shenzhen. The delegation had a meeting with the Mayor of Plovdiv Mr. Ivan Totev and visited Trakia Economic Zone.

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June 10, 2015

BCBDA actively contributed to the signing of a MOU between Sienit Holding Jsc. and Qingdao Qianwan Free Trade Port Area.

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June 9, 2015

А movie about Plovdiv was shot by two TV crews of the Chinese Shenzhen Media Group. Good news was announced regarding the shooting of a movie about Plovdiv by two TV crews of the Chinese Shenzhen Media Group. The organization of filming was carried out by BCBDA team. The movie showed an interview with the Mayor of Plovdiv, Mr. Ivan Totev and with the chairman of BCBDA, Mr. Angel Hristozov. The movie highlighted why Plovdiv was selected to be a European capital of culture in 2019.

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June 8, 2015

BCBDA was part of the parliamentary delegation that participated in the Forum for cooperation and development between China and the CEEC in Ningbo.

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May 27, 2015

A Chinese delegation from Qingdao led by the Chairman of the Administrative Committee of Qingdao Qianwan Free Trade Port Area Mr. Wang Huaiyue visited Bulgaria upon invitation by BCBDA. The Chinese delegates held meetings with the Minister of Economy Mr. Bozhidar Lukarsky and the Governor of Plovdiv region Mr. Rozalin Petkov. They investigated the investment opportunities in Trakia Economis Zone, Plovdiv Airport, the ports of Varna and Burgas.

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May 12, 2015

BCBDA signed a MOU with Shenyang Municipal Bureau of Foreign Trade & Economic Cooperation.

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May 12, 2015

Representative of BCBDA was part of the jury of the contest “Rose Queen – Karlovo 2015”. The winner – Karina Dimitrova became one of the beautiful characters in the movie that Shenzhen TV shot about Plovdiv and the Rose Valley, as announced by BCBDA earlier.

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January 27, 2015

A Chinese delegation from Ningbo visited Plovdiv region and were hosted by BCBDA and the Commercial Consulate of the Chinese Embassy in Bulgaria. The delegation held meetings with the Regional Governor Mr. Rozalin Petkov and the Mayor of Plovdiv Mr. Ivan Totev and visited Trakia Economic Zone.

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January 27, 2015

CCPIT Ningbo and BCBDA signed a MOU for cooperation in the fields of economy and culture.

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December 26, 2014

Fifth international meeting of the tourist agencies in Plovdiv. At the initiative of BCBDA and Plovdiv Municipality and with the assistance of Mr Derek Feng, 12-member delegation with representatives of the municipal administrations and tourist operators from Shenzhen, Guangzhou and Zhuhai participated in the Fifth international meeting of the tourist agencies in Plovdiv.

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December 16, 2014

BCBDA team presented ECEDZ during the Third meeting of the initiative for cooperation between China and CEEC 16+1 – Belgrade

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December 1, 2014

At the initiative of BCBDA and Plovdiv Municipality and with the assistance of Mr Derek Feng, 12-member delegation with representatives of the municipal administrations and tourist operators from Shenzhen, Guangzhou and Zhuhai participated in the Fifth international meeting of the tourist agencies in Plovdiv.

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November 16, 2014

Round table of the twinned cities, and participate in the Hi-Tech fair. An official delegation organized by the Association visited Shenzhen in order to attend an honourable round table of the twinned cities, and participate in the Hi-Tech fair.  Deputy Mayor of Plovdiv Mr Stefan Stoyanov announced the establishment of the office of BCBDA and Plovdiv Municipality in Shenzhen with its representative Ms Ekaterina Mektouptchiyan.

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November 11, 2014

BCBDA and Parvomai Municipality signed a Cooperation agreement for attraction of Chinese investments in the region of Parvomai.

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October 25, 2014

BCBDA signed a MOU with China National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Forum.

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October 16, 2014

Official delegation from the Chinese Metropolis Shanghai. The Chairman of the Municipal Council of Plovdiv architect Ilko Nikolov and  BCBDA team received an official delegation from the Chinese Metropolis Shanghai, led personally by the Chairperson of the Standing Committee of the Shanghai Municipal People’s Congress\SMPC\ Madam Yin Yicui.

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June 25, 2014

Mr Li Xikui, General of the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries met Mr Plamen Panchev in Beijing and highly praised his contribution to the friendship between the two countries.

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June 25, 2014

Overseas Investment Exhibition /COIE/ China Investment Fair in Shenzhen. The Bulgarian delegation organized by BCBDA, led by the deputy mayor of Plovdiv Mr Dimitar Katsarski, participated in the Overseas Investment Exhibition /COIE/ China Investment Fair in Shenzhen. This was also the time of establishment of the first of its kind Shenzhen International Friendship-City Entrepreneurs Club.

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June 24, 2014

Mr GUO Yezhou, Vice-Minister of the International Department of the CPC Central Committee of the Communist Party in China and Chinese Ambassador to Bulgaria from 2010 to 2013 held talks on an official lunch in Beijing with the founder of BCBDA Mr Plamen Panchev, during which the development of the bilateral relations was discussed.

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June 18, 2014

Signed a Memorandum for cooperation with Shenzhen Enterprise Confederation.

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June 11, 2014

At the proposal of the Mayor of Shenzhen a standing work group with representatives of the municipalities of Plovdiv and Shenzhen, BCBDA and CCPIT Shenzhen was established.

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June 10, 2014

The Shenzhen Municipality sent its representative Mr Derek Feng on a working visit in Plovdiv. Wth the assistance of BCBDA and Plovdiv Municipality Mr. Feng contributed to the deepening of the relations between the two cities. The Chinese municipal officer worked in Bulgaria for several months which is a precedent in the bilateral relations between the two countries.

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March 23, 2014

BCBDA initiated the twinning of Plovdiv and Shenzhen. With the help of Shenzhen Municipality, CCPIT Shenzhen, BCBDA and Plovdiv Municipality in March, an official visit of Mr XU Qin, the Mayor of Shenzhen was conducted in Plovdiv and the Twinning Agreement was signed. In parallel both sides organized a Bulgarian-Chinese business forum „Plovdiv – Shenzhen: Cooperation and Investment 2014“ and an exhibition „Made in Shenzhen“.

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October 23, 2013

A Chinese governmental delegation led by Mr Du Qinglin, Vice-Chairperson of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) met representatives of BCBDA and visited a part of Trakia Economic Zone.

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May 28, 2013

Bulgarian-Chinese forum  “Discover and Invest in Bulgaria”. The association took part in the implementation of the first of its kind Bulgarian-Chinese forum  “Discover and Invest in Bulgaria” in Plovdiv.

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February 19, 2013

BCBDA and Plovdiv Municipality signed a Cooperation agreement for attraction of Chinese investments in the region of Plovdiv.

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October 10, 2012

„Bulgarian-Chinese Business Development Association“  was part of the Bulgarian governmental representative delegation to visit Shanghai.

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We’re officially founded!

May 17, 2010