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The Benefits of Investing in east europe

Romania

Country’s surface: 238 390 km2
Population: 19, 9 M. inhabitants
Capital city: Bucharest (2 M. inhabitants)
Official language: Romanian (Latin)
Business languages used: English, German French, Italian
Currency: Leu (Ron)
VAT: 20%
Growth in GDP: 3,6 % (2015)
GDP per capita: 9 251 USD
Unemployment rate: 6,8% (2015)
Income taxes: 16%
Withholding on dividends: 10%

Statistics on Romania

Bulgaria

Country’s surface: 111 000 km2
Population: 7, 2 M. habitants
Capital city: Sofia (1, 22 M. inhabitants)
Official language: Bulgarian (Cyrillic)
Business languages used: English, Russian, French
Currency: Leva (LEV)
VAT: 20%
Growth in GDP: 1, 7 (2015)
GDP per capita: 7751 USD
Unemployment rate: 9, 7% (2015)
Income taxes: 10% (Lowest in the UE)
Withholding on dividends: 5%

Statistics on Bulgaria