The real Bugarian interests in N.Macedonia: in between diplomacy and business
Outstanding issues between Bulgaria and its southwestern neighbor are important, but it is critical to provide infrastructure and a stable business environment for companies
The lost decade of Bulgaria
The governments of Boyko Borissov promised reform, but instead created an apparatus for extortion and clientelism
Bulgaria is about to end the long-term contracts of US investors in TPPs
It is a complex process that requires time for negotiations and preparation, which is now lacking
What is the Bulgarian mafia – and why does it matter?
"Thugs – out" and "Mafia" have become the signature chants of this summer’s anti-governmental protests. There are deeply rooted reasons for this.
Is State Capitalism Marching On?
Within a brief period, Bulgaria’s government has aggressively injected billions of levs into key sectors, and has effectively started nationalizing businesses
Keep your Americans close and your Russians closer
Prime Minister Borissov met President Trump in an attempt to align the energy and security interests of the two countries, but trod carefully so as not to infringe upon Russian interests in Bulgaria.
Liberalization and competition are good for the poor, and they tend to understand it
Bulgarians opt for a welfare state that is not too strong
CEZ case confirms the doubts about Bulgaria's institutions
Friedrich Naumann Foundation director for SEE Daniel Kaddik
The Supply Side Deregulation of Bulgaria’s Electricity Market
Will recent measures restore public trust in government regulation?
Russia’s Economic Grip on the Western Balkans
The Kremlin uses its influence in the region to try to divert it from Euro-Atlantic integration
A good year for big business
The growth champions are in the sectors of machine and equipment manufacturing, high tech and foods, as well as trade and textiles
Bulgaria: Unfit for Brexit
Sofia is set to be a bystander in the process of the UK leaving the EU, although it will be in its epicenter during its presidency of the bloc