Bulgaria marks record 9% inflation
The NSI announced the January 2022 inflation rate - compared to January 2021 prices have risen by 9 %. This is the steepest inflation rate hike since 2007. The median inflation rate for last year was 4.1% and the new budget forecasts 5.6% for this year.
Minister of health orders a check on COVID death rate
Asena Serbezova has created a special unit, tasked with investigating Bulgaria's very high death rate since the beginning of the pandemic. The unit consists of several high-profile medics and will also look into the low vaccination rates.
Plovdiv Airport without transportation
If you plan to fly to Plovdiv, be warned: the airport is without ground connections to the city. The reason is bureaucratic chaos and the solution is either a rent-a-car, a taxi or someone you know. The situation is due to be resolved in the next few months.