Market manipulations are killing Bulgaria’s competitive advantage in energy
The sector performed well in 2018 but key challenges lie ahead – the Sofia Airport concession, the EU decision on trucks and the introduction of the toll tax in Bulgaria
Revenues in the sector continued growing in 2018, albeit at a slower pace
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
Bulgaria’s economic growth slows to 3.3% in the second quarter of 2019, in line with the general European trend
SEE TOP 100 ranking: Southeast Europe’s top companies rake in record sales, Bulgarian businesses keep pace
The SEE TOP 100 annual ranking published by business intelligence provider SeeNews comprises the biggest companies by total sales in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia and Slovenia
Western Europe’s protectionist measures are a major issue for long-haul cargo carriers
The high prices of non-ferrous metals, the introduction of new products and anti-dumping tariffs on steel imports produced a two-digit rise in revenue
The business of the 100 largest Bulgarian companies has expanded by a third in 10 years, the 2018 edition of Capital Top 100 ranking shows, with production facilities being the motors of growth.
The business of the 50 fastest-growing companies expands by 47% on average in 2017.
Bulgarian exports of capital goods are on the rise but without fresh investments the sector will soon reach its limits
Aurubis Bulgaria's CEO Tim Kurth
The K100 ranking features more manufacturing and high-tech companies compared to 2006
The growth champions are in the sectors of machine and equipment manufacturing, high tech and foods, as well as trade and textiles
Steel production has recovered after eight years of decline and non-ferrous metal production remains stable