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Agriculture sector in Bulgaria: Calm during the pandemic, getting ready for records

Agriculture sector in Bulgaria: Calm during the pandemic, getting ready for records

Local and foreign wheat, corn and sunflower seeds producers dominate the rankings


The silent gas war Russia is winning

The silent gas war Russia is winning

After decades of dictating the natural gas imports in Bulgaria, the Russians are intent on entering the internal market and reshaping the sector


The week: Is Bulgaria the limp pig of EU regulation, coal is (still) here, minimum wage surpasses Montenegro

The week: Is Bulgaria the limp pig of EU regulation, coal is (still) here, minimum wage surpasses Montenegro

Also: New Parliament is up, as well as the new 12 bn. Leva Plan


Bulgarian-owned Huvepharma halts Amsterdam IPO

Bulgarian-owned Huvepharma halts Amsterdam IPO

The Domuschiev brothers planned to use the proceeds to step up investment and cut debt


The Week: Troubles in the Black Sea, not a nice time to be a Bulgarian neighbor, Capital sells covers on an NFT auction

The Week: Troubles in the Black Sea, not a nice time to be a Bulgarian neighbor, Capital sells covers on an NFT auction

The Three seas in Sofia; No date for North Macedonia, welcome to the Rhodope mountain train




The golden passports are here to stay

The golden passports are here to stay

In 2019, Bulgarian authorities proposed to abolish the scheme granting citizenship in exchange for investment in the country. A year later, they’ve decided to expand it


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


Bulgarian blue-chip stock index nears mid-March lows, TBS Group listing signals hope

Bulgarian blue-chip stock index nears mid-March lows, TBS Group listing signals hope

Despite some early signs of improvement in Bulgaria’s main economic indicators in the third quarter, the biggest companies listed on the stock exchange in Sofia saw the outflow of investors continue.


Most Dynamic: Grain, Manufacturing, Road Construction

Most Dynamic: Grain, Manufacturing, Road Construction

The revenues of the 50 fastest growing companies increased by an average of 56% in 2019, with the largest companies growing particularly fast.


Bulgaria’s GDP: Nowhere to go but up

Bulgaria’s GDP: Nowhere to go but up

The sharpest economic drop on record was expected to be followed by a quick recovery. The third quarter is not looking so good though.


Bulgarian food and drinks: where to (re)start from

Bulgarian food and drinks: where to (re)start from

A short guide to rediscovering all things Bulgarian


Energize yourself

Energize yourself

All companies in Bulgaria will buy electricity from the energy exchange from now on


Bulgarian Stock Exchange: blue chips underperform broader market in H1

Bulgarian Stock Exchange: blue chips underperform broader market in H1

Investors find safe-haven in REITs


What a waste

What a waste

A large-scale Bulgarian business with international reach comes under unexpected attack from the prosecution


The last strong year

The last strong year

The revenues and profits of the largest companies in Bulgaria increased rapidly last year but the Covid-19 crisis has put an end to a decade of growth


Time for new debt

Time for new debt

The higher ceiling for new debt issuance gives the Bulgarian government more fiscal room for policy-making


Borissov’s house of cards is shaking

Borissov’s house of cards is shaking

The Bulgarian prime minister is facing a public storm, leaking of secrets and a rampant prosecution service. This promises turbulence ahead for him and the country.