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What stands behind the arcane $1 billion investment memorandum with Gemcorp and IP3 funds?

What stands behind the arcane $1 billion investment memorandum with Gemcorp and IP3 funds?

Kapital Insights sheds light on the main points of the controversial memorandum signed by the two investment funds and the government


KInsights' Energy Report: Dashboard

KInsights' Energy Report: Dashboard

Four graphs that show the long-term trends in the Bulgarian energy sector


Bulgaria can manage without Russian gas, but will have to pay up for it

Bulgaria can manage without Russian gas, but will have to pay up for it

Gazprom halts gas deliveries to Bulgaria, which is almost 100% dependent on imports from Russia. Imports from Romania and Greece can substitute it, but at a cost


Black Sea gets more expensive and more Russian

Black Sea gets more expensive and more Russian

The northern part of the Black Sea has practically lost its access to maritime transport as the Russian war on Ukraine has increased insurance costs


Bulgaria’s heavy industry stays stable in pandemic-marred 2020

Bulgaria’s heavy industry stays stable in pandemic-marred 2020

Most sectors improved their results in 2020 but a surge in energy prices poses a risk to 2021 results


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 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



The sudden hype for hydrogen

The sudden hype for hydrogen

Why are Bulgaria and the EU suddenly betting on the most common element in the Universe


Decisions for the next decade, vaccines for the next week and a small city you should put on your maps

Decisions for the next decade, vaccines for the next week and a small city you should put on your maps

K Insights 26/02: 2020 wasn't that bad, why a heating company is listing on the stock exchange




Bulgaria’s new factories

Bulgaria’s new factories

Investment projects worth less than 430 mln levs were announced in 2020 - a third of the amount in 2019


A very Bulgarian spy saga

A very Bulgarian spy saga

Sofia is highly selective when it comes to expelling Russian spies – and its interests in general


A very serious spy vaudeville

A very serious spy vaudeville

The latest episodes of the unfolding Bulgarian-Russian spy saga leave a mixed taste


The largest in Gepard ranking

The largest in Gepard ranking

The companies with the most employees and largest revenues and profits


A coastal city willing to grow

A coastal city willing to grow

Life is boiling in Burgas only during summer


Bulgaria’s new factories

Bulgaria’s new factories

Two-thirds of the largest investment projects are in Northern Bulgaria. The top investor is Germany


Novichok shock

Novichok shock

Did Moscow test lethal substance in Sofia before Salisbury?


Meet the cities: The northern island

Meet the cities: The northern island

In spite of its infrastructure woes and the lack of large new investments, Varna remains a point of interest and a city full of subdued energy. It’s time to release that energy and support it.