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Bulgaria's 2024 Budget: Focus on Infrastructure and Defense Investments

Bulgaria's 2024 Budget: Focus on Infrastructure and Defense Investments

Finance ministry targets 3.2% GDP growth, sees inflation at 4.8%


Protests, corruption and hiding from fans: Bulgaria’s football reaches a boiling point

Protests, corruption and hiding from fans: Bulgaria’s football reaches a boiling point

Bulgarian football is going down for years, but the exclamation point is now


The biggest agricultural companies: In the fields of war

The biggest agricultural companies: In the fields of war

Bulgarian grain growers and retailers earned higher revenues and profits in 2022, but face tough seasons ahead


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



Bulgarian housing prices soar as Eurozone ones fall for the first time in years

Bulgarian housing prices soar as Eurozone ones fall for the first time in years

Records double-digit growth of prices fueled by a housing loan boom meets plummeting demand


The end of Barcelonagate? Borissov’s whitewashing continues as planned

The end of Barcelonagate? Borissov’s whitewashing continues as planned

Despite the change of leadership, the State Prosecution has buried one more high-profile case against a top brass politician


Top earners of 2022

Top earners of 2022

Metals, chemicals, energy, weapons and a bit of gambling business: an unsurprising mix during a year marked by Russia's war on Ukraine


Winter is coming: Bulgaria levies 10 euro per MWh tax on Russian gas transport and transit in Europe

Winter is coming: Bulgaria levies 10 euro per MWh tax on Russian gas transport and transit in Europe

Bulgaria adopts tariff on Russian gas that might see the price of Russian gas supplies soaring throughout Europe


The week: The day of the Second Payment has arrived

The week: The day of the Second Payment has arrived

One EU instrument which actually works, Wars bring the Balkans closer, The 6 centers of Bulgaria



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.


Why investment activity in Bulgaria is so slow

Why investment activity in Bulgaria is so slow

Low investment rates limit the country’s long-term potential for economic growth


From BGN 1.6 billion to BGN 307 million - how Kozloduy NPP's profits collapsed

From BGN 1.6 billion to BGN 307 million - how Kozloduy NPP's profits collapsed

The average selling price of nuclear electricity falls by 51% to BGN 163.86/MWh in the first half of 2023.


Higher expenses erode Bulgaria’s budget surplus in August

Higher expenses erode Bulgaria’s budget surplus in August

After two months of being in surplus, state finances swung to deficit


Bulgarian economy losing steam

Bulgarian economy losing steam

GDP growth stands at 1.8% y/y in the second quarter, with consumption remaining the primary driver