Journal Epohi
“ST. CYRIL AND ST. METHODIUS” UNIVERSITY OF VELIKO TARNOVO - UNIVERSITY PRESS

The Changeover in Bulgaria in 1947 as a Form of Financial Repression


Authors:
Daniel Vachkov

Pages: 105-111

Abstract:

The paper will examine the development of the financial crisis in Bulgaria during the period 1944-1947, caused by the enormous state expenditure, connected with the participation of Bulgaria in the final stage of World War II and the costs of the Soviet army in the country. In order to cope with the huge increase of money put in circulation and the increasing inflation, the Fatherland Front Government launches exchange of money. It is done in an extremely brutal way and the result is liquidation of great amount of the savings of the population. The money exchange has severe consequences both for the financial status of the Bulgarian citizens and for the entire development of the political and economic situation in the country.

Keywords:

Truce agreement, inflation, budget deficit, money exchange, Bulgarian-Soviet trade relations

Download


706 downloads since 22.3.2017 г.
France / Portugal / Cote D'Ivoire / United Kingdom / United States / Germany / NA / Russian Federation / China / Sweden / Bulgaria / Ukraine
  • © ST. CYRIL AND ST. METHODIUS UNIVERSITY OF VELIKO TARNOVO 2016 - 2024