Bulgaria faces the uphill task of having to find accommodation for 60,000 refugees currently in seaside hotels whose owners want to kick off their summer holiday season. Integrating them in society and in the labor market are now pressing priorities
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Three stories of active citizens, who have a plan how to make life better for their communities - sponsored by Capital and the British Embassy
The garment industry has been hit hard by the Covid closures that affected over 100,000 workers in the sector in Bulgaria.
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The revenues of the 30 largest retailers are growing with the help of e-commerce.
Textile and apparel exports shrank to 4 billion levs in the pandemic year
The revenues of the 50 fastest growing companies increased by an average of 56% in 2019, with the largest companies growing particularly fast.
All companies in Bulgaria will buy electricity from the energy exchange from now on
Bulgaria’s economic growth slows to six-year low of 2.4% in the first quarter of 2020. Timid signs of recovery can already be seen but it is still too early for optimism
Many Bulgarian towns live on water rationing and next to piles of imported waste because of intentional neglect by the authorities.
Bulgarian exports rose at a nominally disappointing annual rate in 2018 but goods sold abroad have become more specialized
It is now clear that euro zone membership has improved the economic performance of new member states