The most dynamic, the most profitable and the companies with the most employees in Bulgaria
Profitability of the largest companies in Bulgaria continues to improve in 2021, while revenues of the fastest-growing large firms jump to an unprecedented 144%
Most Dynamic: Grain, Manufacturing, Road Construction
The revenues of the 50 fastest growing companies increased by an average of 56% in 2019, with the largest companies growing particularly fast.
TOP 12 in arms industry: Slower growth
After a record-breaking 2017, manufacturers and traders reported a downturn. The sector’s profit fell by half in 2018 compared to the previous year
Manufacturing is displacing retail at the top of Capital TOP100 ranking
As many as 10% of the companies in the 2008 ranking have disappeared since then but half of the remaining businesses are twice the size they were a decade ago
Why doesn’t VW want to park in Bulgaria?
Europe’s largest automaker, Volkswagen, has yet to decide where to build its new production facility but Turkey seems favorite
Stara Zagora: The Unexpected Champion
The local economy recorded the highest growth rate among all Bulgarian regions in the past decade
The biggest employers: People are needed, wages are rising
Exporters and retailers again hired most employees
The most profitable companies: Growth on all sides
The 50 most profitable companies of 2018 post record-high average profit margins of 25%.
Export growth slows, yet value added grows
Bulgarian exports rose at a nominally disappointing annual rate in 2018 but goods sold abroad have become more specialized
Bulgaria continues its weapons export spree
Saudi Arabia consolidates its place as a top small arms export destination for the third year running, despite human rights abuses and uncertainty about where weapons end up
The strange new look of Bulgaria’s biggest business association
KRIB has become a quasi-state structure under the chairmanship of Kiril Domuschiev
Arms: Exploding results
The rapid growth in the turnover of arms manufacturers and traders is probably nearing its end
Machines and Equipment: Breaking New Records
Ideal Standard’s businesses in Sevlievo are focusing on growth after being acquired by Anchorage Capital earlier this year.
The most profitable in 2017: Weapons, gambling, medicines
The group of manufacturing companies with double-digit margins is the largest
In the fast lane: fuels, metals, manufacturing
The business of the 50 fastest-growing companies expands by 47% on average in 2017.
Made in Bulgaria: Auto parts, arms and copper
Bulgarian exports of capital goods are on the rise but without fresh investments the sector will soon reach its limits