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Capital’s 2022 Business meets Gov’t conference: Highlights

Capital’s 2022 Business meets Gov’t conference: Highlights

Prime Minister Kiril Petkov slams Bulgaria’s ill-preparedness for war or emergencies during address to Capital Weekly and business sector guests


New government, new Covid plan, but would it work?

New government, new Covid plan, but would it work?

With a huge new wave of infections sweeping through the country, the Petkov cabinet announces alternative regional lockdown measures


Machines and equipment top 40 companies: Virus in the system

Machines and equipment top 40 companies: Virus in the system

After years of constant growth, revenue fell in 2020 due to the pandemic



Textiles, clothing, footwear: Virus in the model

Textiles, clothing, footwear: Virus in the model

The garment industry has been hit hard by the Covid closures that affected over 100,000 workers in the sector in Bulgaria.




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.


Better late than never: Bulgaria gets a Covid response plan

Better late than never: Bulgaria gets a Covid response plan

How would the state manage another surge in infections and what did it botch in the past year-and-a half


Covid-19 strips 500m levs off Bulgaria’s clothing industry

Covid-19 strips 500m levs off Bulgaria’s clothing industry

Textile and apparel exports shrank to 4 billion levs in the pandemic year



Tourism: winter disaster, dimmed hopes for summer

Tourism: winter disaster, dimmed hopes for summer

Bookings at ski and spa resorts slump up to 70%


The outgoing government shuts down the National COVID unit

The outgoing government shuts down the National COVID unit

Why does it matter and what does it mean for the pandemic response in Bulgaria?


Exports in crisis: A boost from copper

Exports in crisis: A boost from copper

Sales of Bulgarian goods abroad decreased by 6.4% last year because of the coronavirus crisis



Tourism this season: between freedom and fear

Tourism this season: between freedom and fear

Bulgaria has to figure out how to attract people again



Fast Reads

Fast Reads


Bulgaria finally enters the euro’s waiting room

Bulgaria finally enters the euro’s waiting room

The country will continue implementing reforms in the judiciary and in the fight against organized crime and corruption, according to the ECB