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Gabrovo-based Ceratizit Bulgaria to invest 20 million euro in capacity expansion, upgrade

Gabrovo-based Ceratizit Bulgaria to invest 20 million euro in capacity expansion, upgrade

The tool manufacturer will have new equipment, a logistics center and an additional building within five years


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 biggest companies in sofware and fintech: Changing and growing

The biggest companies in sofware and fintech: Changing and growing

The year of the coronavirus has changed the fundamentals of Capital’s annual ranking in the IT sector, but three in four companies are still growing


The biggest companies in 2020: New model, new champion

The biggest companies in 2020: New model, new champion

Bulgaria’s biggest companies were only mildly hit by the coronavirus. Total revenue of the top 100 firms decreased by just 7% in 2020.


The recovery effect: Bulgaria's GDP growth rate hits 20-year high in Q2 2021

The recovery effect: Bulgaria's GDP growth rate hits 20-year high in Q2 2021

Bulgarian economy expanded strongly in the second quarter mainly on the back of the low comparison base in the pandemic-marred 2020


Ondo Solutions attracts 1-million-euro investment

Ondo Solutions attracts 1-million-euro investment

The Bulgarian farming solutions company will expand its business abroad


The Week: Russia’s silent move, Parliament in mayhem, Housing market booms

The Week: Russia’s silent move, Parliament in mayhem, Housing market booms

Old faces, new falls from grace and a BMW you can buy cheap


The industrial future of south-central Bulgaria

The industrial future of south-central Bulgaria

Stara Zagora’s coal-powered energy sector faces uncertain prospects, but local industrial zones have economic potential


Roses withering

Roses withering

Depressed global demand has put Bulgaria’s iconic rose oil industry to its knees


The lifeline train of the Rhodope mountain

The lifeline train of the Rhodope mountain

Bulgaria’s last narrow gauge train continues to serve remote communities as it celebrates 100 years


Why Burgas is still catching-up with other big cities

Why Burgas is still catching-up with other big cities

The Black sea urban center looks for potential new investors in high-tech manufacturing to attract employees from the apparel and food industries



Between Sofia and Istanbul: the new beginning of Haskovo

Between Sofia and Istanbul: the new beginning of Haskovo

The least developed region in South Bulgaria gains momentum and holds a promise for the future


The economic future of Central and Eastern Europe: From smart followership to bold leadership

The economic future of Central and Eastern Europe: From smart followership to bold leadership

How can countries like Bulgaria avoid the "middle-income" trap


The elections are finally here, World Bank and the US criticize Bulgaria, tourism is down 70%

The elections are finally here, World Bank and the US criticize Bulgaria, tourism is down 70%

K Insights 02/04: the lockdown ends; how to buy something that doesn't have a price


Why we love the EU and pretend not to like Moscow; the two most endangered sectors in Bulgaria

Why we love the EU and pretend not to like Moscow; the two most endangered sectors in Bulgaria

K Insights 26/03: A lot of love for Brussels, a fraught relationship with Moscow and a snub from Beijing


Promises, promises: How will Bulgaria look like according to the economic programs of the parties

Promises, promises: How will Bulgaria look like according to the economic programs of the parties

The main parties’ pledges in the fields of taxation, finance, pensions, energy and business development policy


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



The small industrial powerhouse in northern Bulgaria

The small industrial powerhouse in northern Bulgaria

Located right in the center of the country, Gabrovo’s industry-heavy economy is among the leaders in terms of GDP per capita, but ailing demographics are still a challenge that needs to be addressed