Bulgaria needs external assessment of banks to spur investment -EU

April 16, 2015 10:47 AM

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SOFIA, April 16 (Reuters) - Bulgaria requires an external assessment of its banking system and stable financial markets to attract much-needed investment to spur economic growth, European Commission Vice President Jyrki Katainen said on Thursday.

Katainen, who is in charge of the European Union's three-year investment scheme, told reporters that the Balkan country could benefit from the programme if it provides a secure environment for investors.

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