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Revising the budget: everyone gets what they want

Revising the budget: everyone gets what they want

The first revision of this year’s budget has become a money grab amidst economic and political uncertainty


Blockchain tourists

Blockchain tourists

The Bulgarian company LockTrip raised a 4.1 million dollars investment from Australian tourism giant Webjet


How big is the fintech sector in Bulgaria?

How big is the fintech sector in Bulgaria?

About 135 companies with over BGN 1.4 billion (EUR 715 million) in revenues are distributed in more than a dozen segments of the fintech industry



The week: The end of golden passports, a new beginning for trains, and the best place in Europe for romance and wine

The week: The end of golden passports, a new beginning for trains, and the best place in Europe for romance and wine

We’re not selling citizenship anymore, we’re buying: trains, batteries and a house in Barcelona?


Five forecasts for Bulgaria’s housing market in 2022

Five forecasts for Bulgaria’s housing market in 2022

Most expectations are for more of the same, but rising interest rates and soaring prices of construction materials might cool down the sector


How Bulgaria’s internet slowed down

How Bulgaria’s internet slowed down

Network speed in the country was the fourth fastest in the world in 2009, yet now it ranks 53rd. Why?


Manufacturing exports drive growth in Plovdiv province

Manufacturing exports drive growth in Plovdiv province

Its employment rate stands below Bulgaria’s average


18 steps to government: What did the parties decide after a week of negotiations?

18 steps to government: What did the parties decide after a week of negotiations?

Cabinet talks led by election winner We Continue the Change run smoother than the previous two attempts, but difficult steps still have to be taken


Seven reasons why Bulgaria’s economic growth slowed down

Seven reasons why Bulgaria’s economic growth slowed down

The statistics office reported a surprisingly low 0.4% GDP growth rate in the third quarter of 2021


Inflation is here and it will stay

Inflation is here and it will stay

High prices of raw materials and energy for business have already hit consumers


The week: A Mayor’s portrait, Hospitals are crumbling, and a Chef goes astray

The week: A Mayor’s portrait, Hospitals are crumbling, and a Chef goes astray

If your city is not ok, blame it on us; elections are here


Where would the economy be without EU funds

Where would the economy be without EU funds

Bulgaria’s GDP was 16.7% higher last year, compared with 2013. Half of the increase is owed to money coming from the EU


The labor market’s new groove

The labor market’s new groove

Fewer hirings ‘at any cost’, more flexible employment options, and cautious wage growth are among the new trends in the labor market prompted by the coronavirus