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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 week: The problem with online banking, new players enter the political arena and 6 billion euros await

The week: The problem with online banking, new players enter the political arena and 6 billion euros await

Dogan is nowhere to be found, trouble brews for Kristalina Georgieva


The Week: Plovdiv wins clean air battle, no cabinet in sight and an Olympic gold

The Week: Plovdiv wins clean air battle, no cabinet in sight and an Olympic gold

Can you clean Plovdiv in a year, why industry in Bulgaria shut down for a week and who jumped into the deep end of politics


This week: Bulgaria finally sets foot on three seas, Elections are here (again) and how to lose 550 million on gambling

This week: Bulgaria finally sets foot on three seas, Elections are here (again) and how to lose 550 million on gambling

An e-car maker might land in Lovetch, you can fly to Varna


The year of recovery

The year of recovery

The Bulgarian economy may return to pre-crisis growth rates as early as the fourth quarter of 2021 but the recovery process is uneven


An era is about to end, a TV showman rises and TurkStream has some dirty secrets

An era is about to end, a TV showman rises and TurkStream has some dirty secrets

K Insights 09/04 : An earthquake in Bulgarian politics, the economy fares surprisingly well and a Wolf to beware of


Bulgaria's budget in crisis

Bulgaria's budget in crisis

Balanced fiscal policy takes a sharp turn towards rapid spending in the hope of election win next year


Bulgaria and the global slowdown

Bulgaria and the global slowdown

Some industries are already losing steam


Bulgaria gliding on the waves of the economic cycle

Bulgaria gliding on the waves of the economic cycle

The local economy continues to move in sync with European trends, while opportunities for reforms slowly dwindle


Economic outlook for Bulgaria remains (relatively) rosy

Economic outlook for Bulgaria remains (relatively) rosy

The chances of an impending recession are slim, the country’s forecast looks good compared to rising pessimism in Europe


Fast Reads

Fast Reads


Bulgaria briefly enters EU’s political gameplay

Bulgaria briefly enters EU’s political gameplay

Even though three Bulgarians were considered for four of the five top positions in the EU institutions, in the end Sofia got a second-tier spot in the European Commission.


What should Bulgaria expect from the euro?

What should Bulgaria expect from the euro?

It is now clear that euro zone membership has improved the economic performance of new member states


When Europe catches a cold

When Europe catches a cold

The European economy is losing steam, and Bulgarian national statistics show a disappointing investment and consumer activity


Bulgaria’s economy loses steam

Bulgaria’s economy loses steam

Gross domestic product growth slowed down to 3.0% year-on-year in the third quarter due to weakening exports and investment


A lavish budget in election year

A lavish budget in election year

Government finance is set for a deficit in 2019 even though next year will likely be the last in the current positive economic cycle


Pride and pragmatism

Pride and pragmatism

Turkey’s homemade crisis is unlikely to lead to a fatal rupture with the West


Turbulence in Turkey is both bad and good news for Bulgaria

Turbulence in Turkey is both bad and good news for Bulgaria

Bulgarian business may take a hit if the devaluation of the lira triggers a financial crisis spilling over into the real sector


The Bulgarian economy takes a pause

The Bulgarian economy takes a pause

GDP kept up its 3.5% growth rate in the first quarter but Europe is slowing down. When will Bulgaria follow?


Migration and labor market in Bulgaria:

Migration and labor market in Bulgaria:

Future tides – model and scenarios