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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.


TOP 12 in arms industry: Slower growth

TOP 12 in arms industry: Slower growth

After a record-breaking 2017, manufacturers and traders reported a downturn. The sector’s profit fell by half in 2018 compared to the previous year


Manufacturing is displacing retail at the top of Capital TOP100 ranking

Manufacturing is displacing retail at the top of Capital TOP100 ranking

As many as 10% of the companies in the 2008 ranking have disappeared since then but half of the remaining businesses are twice the size they were a decade ago


Why doesn’t VW want to park in Bulgaria?

Why doesn’t VW want to park in Bulgaria?

Europe’s largest automaker, Volkswagen, has yet to decide where to build its new production facility but Turkey seems favorite


Stara Zagora: The Unexpected Champion

Stara Zagora: The Unexpected Champion

The local economy recorded the highest growth rate among all Bulgarian regions in the past decade


The biggest employers: People are needed, wages are rising

The biggest employers: People are needed, wages are rising

Exporters and retailers again hired most employees


The most profitable companies: Growth on all sides

The most profitable companies: Growth on all sides

The 50 most profitable companies of 2018 post record-high average profit margins of 25%.


Good revenue growth, moderate profits

Good revenue growth, moderate profits

The TOP100 companies grew revenue by 9% 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


Bulgaria continues its weapons export spree

Bulgaria continues its weapons export spree

Saudi Arabia consolidates its place as a top small arms export destination for the third year running, despite human rights abuses and uncertainty about where weapons end up


The strange new look of Bulgaria’s biggest business association

The strange new look of Bulgaria’s biggest business association

KRIB has become a quasi-state structure under the chairmanship of Kiril Domuschiev


Arms: Exploding results

Arms: Exploding results

The rapid growth in the turnover of arms manufacturers and traders is probably nearing its end


Machines and Equipment: Breaking New Records

Machines and Equipment: Breaking New Records

Ideal Standard’s businesses in Sevlievo are focusing on growth after being acquired by Anchorage Capital earlier this year.


The most profitable in 2017: Weapons, gambling, medicines

The most profitable in 2017: Weapons, gambling, medicines

The group of manufacturing companies with double-digit margins is the largest


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.


Made in Bulgaria: Auto parts, arms and copper

Made in Bulgaria: Auto parts, arms and copper

Bulgarian exports of capital goods are on the rise but without fresh investments the sector will soon reach its limits


The Most Profitable Companies: Economy of Slot Machines and Lottery Tickets

The Most Profitable Companies: Economy of Slot Machines and Lottery Tickets

Gambling has affirmed its position as one of the most profitable businesses in Bulgaria