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Failed investor in Bulgaria, Next.e.GO, files for bankruptcy

Failed investor in Bulgaria, Next.e.GO, files for bankruptcy

The German startup planned to build a 140 million euro electric vehicle plant in the city of Lovech


Corruption Concerns: EU Probing 11 Mln Levs Discrepancy in Bulgarian Tunnel Project

Corruption Concerns: EU Probing 11 Mln Levs Discrepancy in Bulgarian Tunnel Project

A report to the State Agency for National Security has brought to light the funneling of 11 million levs to shell companies. The main contractor in the project, local construction company GP Group, said it’s not a subject of any ongoing investigation.



Who is who in the Glavchev cabinet and what comes next

Who is who in the Glavchev cabinet and what comes next

The caretaker gov’t is dominated by GERB and MRF cadres, which are bound to restore the status quo


How the Half-Baked Constitutional Changes Brought Back GERB

How the Half-Baked Constitutional Changes Brought Back GERB

And Other Problems with the Upcoming Early Vote


How GERB built Putin a pipeline, part 2: the laundering road of 3 billion leva through an Arab company

How GERB built Putin a pipeline, part 2: the laundering road of 3 billion leva through an Arab company

Turkstream used offshore companies and the financial capacity of Gazprombank


Top 25 agricultural machinery dealers increase revenue by a third in 2022

Top 25 agricultural machinery dealers increase revenue by a third in 2022

All the importers in the top 25 have registered a profitable year


The week: No country for the old

The week: No country for the old

The young have made it through, The rotation is now a centrifuge, Bulgarian football goes for old


DSK, UniCredit Bulbank Plan to Distribute Over 1 Billion Levs in Dividends

DSK, UniCredit Bulbank Plan to Distribute Over 1 Billion Levs in Dividends

Most of the 3.4 billion levs (1.7 billion euro) profit reported by the banking sector for 2023 will be reinvested


Online Gambling Business’ Revenue Tops One Billion Levs

Online Gambling Business’ Revenue Tops One Billion Levs

Internet betting grew by 12% in 2023. Lower taxation of offline betting creates a new market niche.


How GERB built Putin a pipeline, part I: the Roadmap to circumvent the law (and Ukraine)

How GERB built Putin a pipeline, part I: the Roadmap to circumvent the law (and Ukraine)

A new data leak exposes how the Borissov-3 gov’t facilitated the construction of the TurkStream pipeline across Bulgaria against the country’s own interests and EU procurement rules


Fertilizers remain vulnerable to the impact of the Ukraine war, trade restrictions

Fertilizers remain vulnerable to the impact of the Ukraine war, trade restrictions

Prices fall from record highs but stay steadily elevated


The week: The Roadmap to Russian energy serfdom

The week: The Roadmap to Russian energy serfdom

How GERB sold out to Putin (before the war), Rotation stuck and who designs Beyonce’s clothes in BG


Solar Strife: Property Battles Raging Beneath PV Park in Bulgaria

Solar Strife: Property Battles Raging Beneath PV Park in Bulgaria

Residents of the villages of Sbor and Apriltsi in the Pazardzhik region claim that their lands have been expropriated by a company owned by Ginka Varbakova. There are also more than 20 complaints filed with the prosecution.


Fruit and vegetables: Top firms’ incomes rise, yet problems remain

Fruit and vegetables: Top firms’ incomes rise, yet problems remain

In 2022, the total revenues of the 10 largest companies in the sector exceeded 95 million levs


The week: What a Big Mac can tell us about the future of Sofia

The week: What a Big Mac can tell us about the future of Sofia

Sofia gets really expensive, Peevski gets a post, and Real Estate keeps booming


The Notary vs. the Euro: the Judicial Pandora’s box

The Notary vs. the Euro: the Judicial Pandora’s box

The assassination of influence peddler Martin Bozhanov exposed the rotten core of the Bulgarian prosecution and might cause a civil war within it



Austria’s Borealis to buy plastic bag recycler in Bulgaria

Austria’s Borealis to buy plastic bag recycler in Bulgaria

Integra Plastics operates a recycling plant near Sofia built by sunflower oil producer Oliva as a unique facility in the region