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The rotation is coming: What’s next for the (non)coalition?

The rotation is coming: What’s next for the (non)coalition?

Despite shakeups, it appears that "the assemblage" of GERB and WCC-DB, backed by MRF, will soldier on after 6 March - with some slight recalibrations


Greece could soon devour Bulgaria’s energy market and industry

Greece could soon devour Bulgaria’s energy market and industry

Bulgaria's slow green transition could lead to dire economic consequences, while Athens is ready to take over


Vivacom Takes Over Bulsatcom in Bulgaria's Largest Telecom Merger

Vivacom Takes Over Bulsatcom in Bulgaria's Largest Telecom Merger

The largest merger in Bulgaria's telecom industry has received swift approval from the regulator without any conditions, yet not without others’ protests


Largest food and beverage producers in Bulgaria: Sunflower stars emerge

Largest food and beverage producers in Bulgaria: Sunflower stars emerge

Loads of different players from the beer, meat, sunflower and sweets sectors make up the top 50 ranking


100 to 0: How Bulgaria went from a historical net exporter of electricity to a net importer

100 to 0: How Bulgaria went from a historical net exporter of electricity to a net importer

The change in dynamics is evident and there is enough reasons to guess that Bulgaria made a big mistake



Winter is coming: Bulgaria levies 10 euro per MWh tax on Russian gas transport and transit in Europe

Winter is coming: Bulgaria levies 10 euro per MWh tax on Russian gas transport and transit in Europe

Bulgaria adopts tariff on Russian gas that might see the price of Russian gas supplies soaring throughout Europe


From BGN 1.6 billion to BGN 307 million - how Kozloduy NPP's profits collapsed

From BGN 1.6 billion to BGN 307 million - how Kozloduy NPP's profits collapsed

The average selling price of nuclear electricity falls by 51% to BGN 163.86/MWh in the first half of 2023.



Bulgaria to sell Belene NPP equipment to Ukraine

Bulgaria to sell Belene NPP equipment to Ukraine

Ukraine can use it in the Khmelnitskyi NPP or as a backup for various other plants


The Bulgarian unit of Belgium’s Televic to triple production of communications systems

The Bulgarian unit of Belgium’s Televic to triple production of communications systems

The company will invest 10 million levs in a new plant and add circuit board assembly to its line of business


The week: No one wants to work in the government, Geshev is finally out, and tons of water are in

The week: No one wants to work in the government, Geshev is finally out, and tons of water are in

K Insights newsletter 16/06


Geshev throws down gauntlet to Borissov after resignation call

Geshev throws down gauntlet to Borissov after resignation call

PM-nominee Mariya Gabriel’s proposal to oust the Prosecutor General plunges the institution into civil war


Confronting the end of village schools through art

Confronting the end of village schools through art

Young Bulgarian architects aspire to leave their mark at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2023 with a bold project depicting the consequences of depopulation


Bulgaria: No Territorial transition plans, no EU billions for coal transition

Bulgaria: No Territorial transition plans, no EU billions for coal transition

The caretaker government’s decision to link territorial plans submission with Recovery Plan negotiation puts at risk 1.2 billion in funding for three regions transitioning away from coal


The week: The two types of entrepreneurs, How Nexo affected politics, Bulgaria cashes in on the markets

The week: The two types of entrepreneurs, How Nexo affected politics, Bulgaria cashes in on the markets

What stories do we need to tell more


Rents going up more slowly than housing prices

Rents going up more slowly than housing prices

Home rents increase, following the rise in mortgage payments, incomes and inflation.


What are the hidden risks with pre-construction contracts

What are the hidden risks with pre-construction contracts

With this kind of contract a future owner promises to sell a building that does not yet exist


The week: Elections 2022: Pretend nothing’s happening; FDI down, caretaker Gov’t goes LNG

The week: Elections 2022: Pretend nothing’s happening; FDI down, caretaker Gov’t goes LNG

Parties lying low on big issues before vote, Energy Minister shifts stance on LNG and why do people from the "Yellow Cobblestones" cry?


The week: Borissov’s EU accomplices, Energy woes and 2.25 billion euro in state bonds

The week: Borissov’s EU accomplices, Energy woes and 2.25 billion euro in state bonds

EPP’s selective vision of graft in Bulgaria, Deadly police corruption and some good business news