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Business Registers Department

Katerina Gerasimova-Nikolov
Head of Business Registers Department
Contact Information:
Address: Sofia 1038, 2, "P. Volov" Str.
Telephone: +359 2 9857 584

The “Business Registers” Department (BR) shall perform the following activities:

1. construct, maintain and update Statistical Business Register ("Register of statistical units" – (RSU) in the NSI;

2. construct, maintain and update the Information system "Enterprise groups register" as an integral part of RSU;

3. prepare and exchange data on multinational enterprise groups in order to update the Eurogroup register of Eurostat;

4. conduct annual surveys related to business demography;

5. carry out profiling of complex enterprises;

6. carry out methodological work on defining, building-up and updating of statistical units by kind "enterprise", "local unit" and "enterprise groups" in RSU;

7. process and input data from external administative sources;

8. process data from Registers maintained by the Registry Agency (BULSTAT, Trade register);

9. load data on insured persons from the Register of insured persons of the NSSI;

10. administer and maintain systemic information of RSU and Information System from the Trade register. Maintain national and institutional classifications (EKATTE -Unified classifier of the administrative-territorial and territorial units, Classifier of Occupations, institutional nomenclatures, etc.);

11. administer access to database of the Statistical Business Register and Information System data from the Trade Register;

12. define populations for statistical surveys on the enterprises;

13. perform processing of sampling of statistical surveys on the enterprises;

14. register sample results and update the characteristics of statistical units;

15. perform procedure under “Annual updating of statistical units” through which the coverage of active, dormant or ceased units shall be defined;

16. process journal proposals to “change the data of statistical units - demographic events”;

17. prepare reports for internal and external users;

18. provide methodological support to statistical departments in the NSI and RSOs in using Business Register;

19. participate in the implementation of projects funded by the European Commission, international organizations and other local and foreign entities related to the development and implementation of new methodologies and activities in the field of business registers and statistical units in accordance with applicable regulations of the Council and the Commission.