Bulgaria completed its six month stint at the helm of the Council of the EU defying its worst critics
The end of the Council of EU Presidency, the cabinet is already shaking, Desislava Ivancheva, the Bulgarian judiciary
Desislava Ivancheva rose to fame as an anti-status quo mayor of a Sofia district and fell in the first publicity stunt of the newest institution supposed to fight high-level graft in Bulgaria
Friedrich Naumann Foundation director for SEE Daniel Kaddik
Graft is chronic; the good news is that business-related corruption is on the decline
Lack of public support, insufficient institutional capacity and political power plays prevent meaningful anti-corruption policy
The various splinters of the centre-right parties are attempting yet another unification
Valeri Simeonov has proven himself as the most racy and controversial member of the third Borissov cabinet
A film production company is set to buy half of the newspaper business of the Bulgarian media mogul
Bulgarian politicians helped create Delyan Peevski’s media empire, but now fall prey to its unrestrained influence and his demands
The new return to the abandoned project backed by Russia revives old concerns and stirs old controversies
Bulgaria did not finish its presidency of the Council of EU with a new shiny image as many had hoped but it proved it can run the bloc’s day-to-day affairs
Bulgaria is one of the few countries that will see increased allocation of funds in 2021-2027
Sofia frequently gets humiliated by Kremlin, because it can't formulate its strategic interests
Despite advice not to rush, the country will apply simultaneously to join the EU's Banking Union and the euro's waiting room – ERM 2
Aurubis Bulgaria's CEO Tim Kurth
Bulgarian exports of capital goods are on the rise but without fresh investments the sector will soon reach its limits
Eastern European EU members are slowly but steadily converging with the richer European states
GDP kept up its 3.5% growth rate in the first quarter but Europe is slowing down. When will Bulgaria follow?
Prices in Bulgaria have taken a turn and are on the rise after three years of deflation. Forecasts are betting on a slight acceleration in 2018 and 2019, but current inflation levels are still nothing to worry about
Big and established international companies are selling their Bulgarian assets to East European or local buyers.
Big Western companies are leaving their media assets in Bulgaria mainly because of the turn in their global strategies and their disillusionment with the profit rates in the country
Narrowing margins, a result of negative interest rates and stringent regulations, make smaller banks less and less profitable
The number of Western European and American buyers in Bulgaria and the region is decreasing
The business of the 50 fastest-growing companies expands by 47% on average in 2017.
Yet another year of economic growth facilitated investment in new production capacities
More than half of the rental deals in the first quarter are related to buildings under construction, to be completed by the end of the year
After the sector shrunk by four banks in the last five years, at least two more sales and a merger are expected before year-end.
Investors hope that the IPO of Bulgarian egg and poultry producer could be a wake-up call for the somnolent domestic stock market
PM Borissov’s government resurrects two scrapped Russian-backed projects without clear idea about costs