Opening hours

Monday to Thursday: 8.30 am to 5.30 pm,
Friday: 8.30 am to 3.00 pm

Closed on Bulgarian holidays and October 26th (Austrian National Day).

Our services

The Commercial Section at the Austrian Embassy in Sofia represents the Austrian Federal Economic chamber in Bulgaria.
The prime task of the office is to support the continuous improvement and expansion of the business relations between Bulgaria and Austria. This target should be achieved by providing consulting and other support services to Austrian companies showing interest in doing business with Bulgaria as well as instigating the interest of further companies towards the Bulgarian market.

Our Service

  • Establishing business contacts between Austrian and Bulgarian companies
  • Support of Austrian companies seeking market access
  • Sourcing for Bulgarian suppliers of products and services
  • Sourcing of potential business partners for Bulgarian companies
  • Active research of new business opportunities
  • Organization of trade promotion events for Austrian export companies
  • Participation at trade fairs and exhibitions
  • Organization of information and matchmaking events for the Austrian business community in Bulgaria
  • PR for Austrian companies and products in Bulgaria

Geographic coverage


Our Team in Sofia

Servicecenter Team
  • Ulrike Straka
    Commercial Counsellor

  • Snezhana Atanasova
    Marketing Officer

Market research in the following areas:
Agriculture and forestry
Food and drinks
Wood and paper
Packaging and printing
Health and medical technology

Fashion and textiles
Consumer Goods and Lifestyle
Tourism, sports and leisure Life
Science and Pharma

  • Petia Galinova
    Marketing Officer

Market research in the following areas:
Metals and metalworking
Machinery and plant engineering

Electrical engineering and electronics
New technologies
New materials

  • Pavlina Hristova

Administrative matters, translations
  • Dobra Slavkova

Austrian Business Circle Management
Consulting and Engineering 
Creative industries
Environmental technology 
Renewable energy
Transport and logistics 
Energy industry and natural resources 

  • Sofiya Krummenacher

Law, Tax, Company Formation, Investments, Human Resources
Finance, sponsorship
  • Stefan Hristov

Transport Infrastructure 
... is ready to help re­gard­ing your busi­ness re­la­tions with Aus­trian com­pan­ies.
... is ready to help re­gard­ing your busi­ness re­la­tions with Aus­trian com­pan­ies.