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The Week: A shipwreck of a state, record low interest rates and how to find friends in Bulgaria

The Week: A shipwreck of a state, record low interest rates and how to find friends in Bulgaria

COVID-19 mortality is still very high, a 30% rise in gas prices



The Week: Borissov is defeated, now what; an e-car maker (eventually) arrives and still no sign from Brussels

The Week: Borissov is defeated, now what; an e-car maker (eventually) arrives and still no sign from Brussels

Fighter jets and politics, Bulgaria turning into Belgium, 8 billion leva in state gifts


Eagle Down: the systemic flaws that led to the crash of a MiG-29

Eagle Down: the systemic flaws that led to the crash of a MiG-29

Inadequate resources, an ageing fighter fleet, criminally few flying hours for pilots and poor training - just some of the problems plaguing the Bulgarian Air Force



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


Wealthier, spending less and slowly recovering: the Bulgarian economy at the end of 2020

Wealthier, spending less and slowly recovering: the Bulgarian economy at the end of 2020

Unsurprisingly, GDP shrank in the fourth quarter. Wages were up, exports made a surprising comeback in December, and deflation will return for a while


TOP30 of Bulgaria’s construction companies: Riding on the highway of public contracts

TOP30 of Bulgaria’s construction companies: Riding on the highway of public contracts

The sector has achieved significant revenue growth mostly stemming from government contracts for infrastructure projects, but also because of a revival in the real estate market


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


SOFIX – new members, same downward trend

SOFIX – new members, same downward trend

BSE’s benchmark index hits 23-month low


Fast Reads

Fast Reads


GDP growth keeping pace with the flow

GDP growth keeping pace with the flow

Bulgaria’s economic expansion has slowed down in the second quarter in parallel with the trend in Europe


Pride and pragmatism

Pride and pragmatism

Turkey’s homemade crisis is unlikely to lead to a fatal rupture with the West


Turbulence in Turkey is both bad and good news for Bulgaria

Turbulence in Turkey is both bad and good news for Bulgaria

Bulgarian business may take a hit if the devaluation of the lira triggers a financial crisis spilling over into the real sector


Boyko Borissov: Bulgaria’s crisis manager

Boyko Borissov: Bulgaria’s crisis manager

A tragic bus crash has become a catalyst for a cabinet reshuffle and a potential government crisis