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The week: It's all going well if you are a bank, but not if you're a mayor, and a small village has a big waste problem

The week: It's all going well if you are a bank, but not if you're a mayor, and a small village has a big waste problem

The honeymoon ends fast for the new government, economic optimism rises


Bulgarian banks’ Jan-Nov profit rises 53% y/y, still below 2019 level

Bulgarian banks’ Jan-Nov profit rises 53% y/y, still below 2019 level

The last 8 billion levs of loans under credit repayment moratorium return to regular servicing


The Russians are here! (again), The Macedonians are not, and (almost) everyone leaves Burgas

The Russians are here! (again), The Macedonians are not, and (almost) everyone leaves Burgas

The silent cyber-war, flights & fights with a neighbor, go easy with the Energy regulator


Bulgaria’s heavy industry stays stable in pandemic-marred 2020

Bulgaria’s heavy industry stays stable in pandemic-marred 2020

Most sectors improved their results in 2020 but a surge in energy prices poses a risk to 2021 results


Five forecasts for Bulgaria’s housing market in 2022

Five forecasts for Bulgaria’s housing market in 2022

Most expectations are for more of the same, but rising interest rates and soaring prices of construction materials might cool down the sector


How Bulgaria’s internet slowed down

How Bulgaria’s internet slowed down

Network speed in the country was the fourth fastest in the world in 2009, yet now it ranks 53rd. Why?


Machines and equipment top 40 companies: Virus in the system

Machines and equipment top 40 companies: Virus in the system

After years of constant growth, revenue fell in 2020 due to the pandemic


Bulgaria’s Metrilo sells business to France’s Sendinblue

Bulgaria’s Metrilo sells business to France’s Sendinblue

The customer analytics and intelligent marketing company is valued at some 2.6 mln euro


The week: Capital goes to Plovdiv; welcome to the four-party state, the nuclear saviour

The week: Capital goes to Plovdiv; welcome to the four-party state, the nuclear saviour

K Insights 03/12: top positions still veiled in secrecy, first snow causes no go-slow (surprise)



Not even COVID can stop them

Not even COVID can stop them

The year 2020 changed the outsourcing sector and made it more adaptive


KBC Group Buys Raiffeisenbank (Bulgaria) in record 1 billion euro deal

KBC Group Buys Raiffeisenbank (Bulgaria) in record 1 billion euro deal

KBC Group is also owner of United Bulgarian Bank (UBB) and the merger of the two banks will create a third local giant of the caliber of UniCredit Bulbank and DSK


The Week: Dirty photos from a dirty past, A certificate you can’t travel with, Burgas port is for sale

The Week: Dirty photos from a dirty past, A certificate you can’t travel with, Burgas port is for sale

K Insights 12/11: elections are upon us, polluted air also


Smart Organic goes public: everything you need to know

Smart Organic goes public: everything you need to know

The company will use the funds to acquire a German competitor and build a new production facility


Textiles, clothing, footwear: Virus in the model

Textiles, clothing, footwear: Virus in the model

The garment industry has been hit hard by the Covid closures that affected over 100,000 workers in the sector in Bulgaria.


Food and beverage Top 30: Sunflower Billions

Food and beverage Top 30: Sunflower Billions

The sector as a whole performs well, but the champion is sunflower oil production


Energy crisis: all the questions, answered

Energy crisis: all the questions, answered

Gas, electricity and coal - the combustible mix that blew up the economy


The week: Top100 of the biggest Bulgarian companies, Top Court deals with sex and Canadians, Skopje dislikes Bulgarians

The week: Top100 of the biggest Bulgarian companies, Top Court deals with sex and Canadians, Skopje dislikes Bulgarians

K Insights 29/10: Green certificates probably won't be enough


Transport companies Top 20: coronavirus weighs heavily

Transport companies Top 20: coronavirus weighs heavily

Transport is among the top 3 sectors of Bulgaria’s economy affected by Covid-19, with the aviation sector suffering the most


Bulgaria’s most profitable companies in 2020: a very good year for some

Bulgaria’s most profitable companies in 2020: a very good year for some

The country’s largest companies reached record-breaking profit margins in the pandemic year