The week: The two types of entrepreneurs, How Nexo affected politics, Bulgaria cashes in on the markets
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Kaufland remains largest Bulgarian retailer for 12th consecutive year
The sector grew by 13% on average in 2021, with total sales reaching 10.7 billion levs
The largest machinery and equipment companies: Back on the growth track
The leading 45 companies in the sector recorded revenue growth of 23.5%, reaching 10.9 billion levs.
Biggest pharma companies’ revenue grows 10% in 2021
Leaders Sopharma Trading and Phoenix approach a turnover of billion levs each
Will Bulgaria break out of political deadlock in 2023?
With prospects for a coalition in the current parliament looking slim, the country is likely heading towards more inconclusive elections, lower turnout and diminishing public trust in the political process
Rents going up more slowly than housing prices
Home rents increase, following the rise in mortgage payments, incomes and inflation.
The Top 100 Bulgarian companies: Extreme growth
Capital Weekly’s 2022 ranking of the 100 largest companies in Bulgaria shows that giants’ earnings soared by 38% in 2021, with firms from the energy, fuels, grains and metals sectors at the helm
Nikola Stoyanov, Luximmo: Bulgarians are buying real estate abroad, especially in Greece, Dubai and Spain
The richest are attracted to the French Riviera and more recently the alpine resorts, the founder and manager of a high-end real estate agency tells "Capital"
The week: The hypocrisy of the Dutch, The Paper coalition and you can speed for free here
K Insights look at what's going on for the week
Not enough people: Bulgarian universities and firms struggle to recruit
Bulgarian companies from all sectors seek to hire 200,000 new employees - but workers are proving elusive
The housing market: the top is near
High demand and low supply drive prices up. War, weakening economies and rising mortgage rates may cool down the market
Women in cyber security — a possible and necessary mission
Sofia hosted the KPMG Global - Woman in Cyber Summit
Demand for housing in Burgas is greater than supply
New construction projects now expand the city towards the mainland - and some of them are quite large