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Bulgaria explained: Why is the online banking so unpopular

Bulgaria explained: Why is the online banking so unpopular

Еvery Tuesday we look at the Eurostat regional yearbook statistics and explain some curious data on Bulgaria


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



The week: Bulgaria finally has a Plan, A local bank has some secrets and Peevski is back (sort of)

The week: Bulgaria finally has a Plan, A local bank has some secrets and Peevski is back (sort of)

K Insights 15/10: It’s good to promise, but better to deliver; a rapper enters politics, Football people say "no" to change


The biggest companies in metallurgy: on the crest of a price wave

The biggest companies in metallurgy: on the crest of a price wave

Last year was strong for gold and copper yields, but the output of other metal producers fell. Despite the pandemic-induced crisis net sales of the sector’s leading firms are up



Bulgaria explained: Why are Plovdiv and Pazardzhik among the provinces with the most hospital beds in the EU

Bulgaria explained: Why are Plovdiv and Pazardzhik among the provinces with the most hospital beds in the EU

Еvery Tuesday we look at the Eurostat regional yearbook statistics and explain some curious data on Bulgaria


Ending with a bang: How the November elections got exciting

Ending with a bang: How the November elections got exciting

The entry of a brand new popular movement and two serious contenders for President Rumen Radev’s office have turned an already unpredictable 2 in 1 vote into a cliffhanger



The Week: A shipwreck of a state, record low interest rates and how to find friends in Bulgaria

The Week: A shipwreck of a state, record low interest rates and how to find friends in Bulgaria

COVID-19 mortality is still very high, a 30% rise in gas prices


Mission: A More Open Bulgaria for Foreigners

Mission: A More Open Bulgaria for Foreigners

An expat-led project seeks to welcome internationals and returnees to Sofia and help them settle down



Retail: a very good year 2020

Retail: a very good year 2020

The revenues of the 30 largest retailers are growing with the help of e-commerce.


Amongst the turmoil, Bulgaria gets a budget revision

Amongst the turmoil, Bulgaria gets a budget revision

Revenues rise by 2.5 bln levs, expenditures grow by 2.3 bln levs


The week: A very expensive winter is coming, the "disrupters" enter the political center and new cars sales grow fast

The week: A very expensive winter is coming, the "disrupters" enter the political center and new cars sales grow fast

GERB, salaries and energy bills all head north




Bulgarian banks’ Jan-July profit rises to 400 mln euro

Bulgarian banks’ Jan-July profit rises to 400 mln euro

Еarnings come from growing credit portfolio, higher income from fees on operations


How superstition proved stronger than vaccines in Bulgaria

How superstition proved stronger than vaccines in Bulgaria

Kapital Insights and Friedrich Naumann Foundation present the second installment of "The Chronicles of the Infodemic"