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Largest metal producers: First signs of cool-down

Largest metal producers: First signs of cool-down

The revenue growth of the top 30 companies in the sector slowed to 22% in 2022


Bulgaria’s Largest Textile Companies: Slight Recovery after Weak Years

Bulgaria’s Largest Textile Companies: Slight Recovery after Weak Years

In 2022, the combined revenue of the top 25 companies in the sector increased by 19%.


The week: To leave or not to leave, that’s Lukoil’s question

The week: To leave or not to leave, that’s Lukoil’s question

Russian oil derogation shenanigans, Bulgarian PISA tower crumbles, good times for bankers and farmers


The week: Varna’s promise, Sofia’s divide, WCC's suspicious Brussels move, BG Football's dictator moment

The week: Varna’s promise, Sofia’s divide, WCC's suspicious Brussels move, BG Football's dictator moment

K insights newsletter: 10.11


Bulgaria’s least indebted 50 companies in 2022

Bulgaria’s least indebted 50 companies in 2022

The average debt-to-asset ratio remains near 50%, narrowing slightly



A Russian Oligarch’s Son and his Plovdiv Odyssey: Part I

A Russian Oligarch’s Son and his Plovdiv Odyssey: Part I

Anton Zingarevich, the son of a Russian billionaire, has reduced several sports clubs worldwide to ruin. Now Botev Plovdiv is on the line.


The week: More than one storm brewing in the Black Sea, Brussels’ pressure and TurkStream revelations

The week: More than one storm brewing in the Black Sea, Brussels’ pressure and TurkStream revelations

Bulgaria, where natural catastrophes meet ungovernability


Balkan Industrial Park to operate the first closed electricity distribution grid in Bulgaria

Balkan Industrial Park to operate the first closed electricity distribution grid in Bulgaria

A huge solar park in Lovech is intended to supply power to future investors


Build the damn roads. Build the damn railways. Do something, for Christ’s sake

Build the damn roads. Build the damn railways. Do something, for Christ’s sake

Build the roads, search for gas in the sea, a Ukrainian hit-list and Lukoil is in for some trouble


Christophe Leclercq, EurActiv: A wave of consolidation in the media sector will be a game-changer

Christophe Leclercq, EurActiv: A wave of consolidation in the media sector will be a game-changer

A conversation with the founder of the leading EU news network about the merger with Mediahuis and European regulations of the media sector


Doing business in Romania: examples of successful Bulgarian companies

Doing business in Romania: examples of successful Bulgarian companies

Which are the Bulgarian companies that reap the benefits of the closeness to one of the fastest growing European markets


Sock producer Delta Textile leaving Bulgaria, moves to Turkey

Sock producer Delta Textile leaving Bulgaria, moves to Turkey

The Israeli company is closing its factory in Ruse over workforce shortage and high electricity costs



Oliva leads the food and beverage sector

Oliva leads the food and beverage sector

In 2021 food and beverage manufacturers reached their pre-Covid business levels. This year, it’s inflation that is upsetting the market


Bulgarian diesel exports to Ukraine slow down after initial flourish

Bulgarian diesel exports to Ukraine slow down after initial flourish

The secrets behind the Bulgarian export lies in various local players


The week: The worst-case post-election scenario, a sock company leaves, Bulgarian football rulers refuse to

The week: The worst-case post-election scenario, a sock company leaves, Bulgarian football rulers refuse to

K Insights newsletter 30/04


The week: No, Bulgaria is not bankrupt - just dangerously populist

The week: No, Bulgaria is not bankrupt - just dangerously populist

Money, guns and bloody populism (+ a really good book)


Devnya Cement: double revenues, splendid profits

Devnya Cement: double revenues, splendid profits

Company strongly improves its results in 2021 thanks to stronger demand and cost optimization


Prosecution launches an attack against a political party because of Gazprom deliveries

Prosecution launches an attack against a political party because of Gazprom deliveries

The indictments of ex-Energy Minister Alexander Nikolov and two of his associates for mismanagement of the gas crisis of April 2022 lie on shaky grounds