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Biggest pharma companies’ revenue grows 10% in 2021

Biggest pharma companies’ revenue grows 10% in 2021

Leaders Sopharma Trading and Phoenix approach a turnover of billion levs each


The real influence of Russia in Bulgaria, part 1: How it works and who is behind it

The real influence of Russia in Bulgaria, part 1: How it works and who is behind it

In this two-part series, KInsights explores how Putin’s war in Ukraine exposed that Bulgarian politics remains hostage to a powerful pro-Kremlin network holding key positions in the state


Elections come round again: GERB's opponents have the momentum

Elections come round again: GERB's opponents have the momentum

This summer’s elections come amidst a flurry of domestic revelations and international sanctions, but will likely reproduce the spring’s fractured parliament - the big question is if the scales may tip further towards change


The dark era of Bulgarian football

The dark era of Bulgarian football

Over the past 15 years, professional football has turned into a closed system of interests, mired in corruption scandals and deteriorating quality. This might be finally coming to an end.



Postponing the Fall

Postponing the Fall

How long will the Prime Minister Boyko Borissov dodge resigning after three months of protests and what comes next?


The TOP 25 in the fuel sector: A year of infighting and scandals

The TOP 25 in the fuel sector: A year of infighting and scandals

A major restructuring is underway in the sector as new players seek a bigger share of the market


A dance with anti-liberalism

A dance with anti-liberalism

There are enough signals that Bulgaria is on the verge of joining the illiberal camp of Hungary and Poland in the EU, yet the government dare not take the final step


Players to watch: Fifty shades of Conservatives

Players to watch: Fifty shades of Conservatives

Anti-liberal nativism is the new black on the Bulgarian political scene and this could cause serious trouble after the upcoming elections.


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News Briefs


Pharmaceuticals: Double-digit growth once more

Pharmaceuticals: Double-digit growth once more

Drug sales are rising again, as are the revenues of the largest companies. Both indicators rise by 11%


Fuels: Loaded with new energy

Fuels: Loaded with new energy

Fuel price growth brings increased revenue to oil companies


Borissov’s praetorians

Borissov’s praetorians

Competition authority head Julia Nenkova is a classic example of a politically motivated appointment


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.


Bulgaria’s Political "Apprentice"

Bulgaria’s Political "Apprentice"

Patriotic pop-folk singer, TV host and majoritarian electoral system supporter Slavi Trifonov is moving closer to making the first political reality format in Bulgaria


Resistance is (almost) futile

Resistance is (almost) futile

There is little hope for a meaningful opposition in the 44th Bulgarian parliament


Veselin Mareshki: The wanna-be Bulgarian Donald Trump

Veselin Mareshki: The wanna-be Bulgarian Donald Trump

He promises cheaper fuel, cheaper medications and labor camps for corrupt politicians. He also doesn’t care who will become his coalition partner, so expect him in the next cabinet


Is ex-PM Borissov trying to lose the elections?

Is ex-PM Borissov trying to lose the elections?

The two-time PM may try to repeat the 2013-2014 feat, expecting BSP to fail again