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How to spend secretly 100 million euro in Sofia; a breath of fresh air in the Parliament; exports are back on track

How to spend secretly 100 million euro in Sofia; a breath of fresh air in the Parliament; exports are back on track

KInsights 17/04: A Russian billionaire in Sofia, a feisty old lady in the Parliament and the 6 billion euro everyone is talking about


Exports in crisis: A boost from copper

Exports in crisis: A boost from copper

Sales of Bulgarian goods abroad decreased by 6.4% last year because of the coronavirus crisis


Wealthier, spending less and slowly recovering: the Bulgarian economy at the end of 2020

Wealthier, spending less and slowly recovering: the Bulgarian economy at the end of 2020

Unsurprisingly, GDP shrank in the fourth quarter. Wages were up, exports made a surprising comeback in December, and deflation will return for a while


Fast Reads

Fast Reads

Lidl expanding, a boom for metal producers, and a switch to e-bikes


Small, midsize and of ever increasing importance

Small, midsize and of ever increasing importance

For the first time, the yearly Gepard ranking of most dynamic small and midsize enterprises in Bulgaria by Capital comprises more than 2200 companies. They have increased their revenues by more than 30% in 2018.


Farewell to wires

Farewell to wires

With labor costs rising, wire harness manufacturers are moving to cheaper destinations


Bulgaria’s Bright Side: When smart ideas turn into business

Bulgaria’s Bright Side: When smart ideas turn into business

Motoretta's speeding up & Zeazoo's steady steps & L for Lale. Lager


Storm clouds gather over Europe's economy

Storm clouds gather over Europe's economy

Bulgaria’s economic growth slows to 3.3% in the second quarter of 2019, in line with the general European trend


Most Dynamic Companies: The Year of Construction

Most Dynamic Companies: The Year of Construction

The revenue of the fastest growing 50 companies in Bulgaria rose 66% yoy on average in 2018


Export growth slows, yet value added grows

Export growth slows, yet value added grows

Bulgarian exports rose at a nominally disappointing annual rate in 2018 but goods sold abroad have become more specialized


In the fast lane: fuels, metals, manufacturing

In the fast lane: fuels, metals, manufacturing

The business of the 50 fastest-growing companies expands by 47% on average in 2017.


A year of record profits

A year of record profits

The profit of the top 100 companies was 35% higher compared to 2016.


The most dynamic Bulgarian SMEs

The most dynamic Bulgarian SMEs

The majority of the small and medium sized businesses are engaged in commerce


IKEA responsible for one-fifth of furniture sales within Bulgaria

IKEA responsible for one-fifth of furniture sales within Bulgaria

Growth of construction and real estate sectors backs rise in furniture sales


Textile and Apparel: Shortage of Hands amidst Plentiful Orders

Textile and Apparel: Shortage of Hands amidst Plentiful Orders

The revenues of the largest companies in the sector grew by 7%. Exports from the sector rose at the same rate to 3.86 billion levs with 30% generated by the top 20 firms.