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The week: Lessons in change from Philadelphia, Dirty deeds done dirt cheap, Fibank is for sale

The week: Lessons in change from Philadelphia, Dirty deeds done dirt cheap, Fibank is for sale

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Bulgaria set to relinquish 4.4 billion euros under the Recovery Plan

Bulgaria set to relinquish 4.4 billion euros under the Recovery Plan

Parliament sabotages the second payment and puts the whole plan at risk by blocking the adoption of four laws and postponing the abolition of regulated electricity prices


Diesel cars remain top choice in Bulgaria in 2023

Diesel cars remain top choice in Bulgaria in 2023

Passenger vehicles increased by almost 4% last year to 3 million units


Bulgaria has utilized only 4% of European funds since 2021

Bulgaria has utilized only 4% of European funds since 2021

For the first time since joining the EU, Bulgaria has got along with almost no European funding for several years


Top 25 agricultural machinery dealers increase revenue by a third in 2022

Top 25 agricultural machinery dealers increase revenue by a third in 2022

All the importers in the top 25 have registered a profitable year


Interview | Paschal Donohoe: It is still possible for Bulgaria to join the euro in 2025

Interview | Paschal Donohoe: It is still possible for Bulgaria to join the euro in 2025

Political stability and inflation are the two main challenges, says the President of the Eurogroup


DSK, UniCredit Bulbank Plan to Distribute Over 1 Billion Levs in Dividends

DSK, UniCredit Bulbank Plan to Distribute Over 1 Billion Levs in Dividends

Most of the 3.4 billion levs (1.7 billion euro) profit reported by the banking sector for 2023 will be reinvested


The week: The trick with the migrant scare

The week: The trick with the migrant scare

Don’t let the news fool you, How flat should a tax be, and a Bishop dreams of heading the Church


Online Gambling Business’ Revenue Tops One Billion Levs

Online Gambling Business’ Revenue Tops One Billion Levs

Internet betting grew by 12% in 2023. Lower taxation of offline betting creates a new market niche.


Fertilizers remain vulnerable to the impact of the Ukraine war, trade restrictions

Fertilizers remain vulnerable to the impact of the Ukraine war, trade restrictions

Prices fall from record highs but stay steadily elevated


DEMOBAZA: Bulgarian clothes for Hollywood artists

DEMOBAZA: Bulgarian clothes for Hollywood artists

Teodora Alexandrova and Dimitar Sulev based their fashion brand in Bulgaria, but produce clothes for the biggest stars in Hollywood


DIY chains: another boom in sales

DIY chains: another boom in sales

Bulgaria’s top five retailers project further revenue growth in 2023 after a strong 2022


A challenging year ahead: Bulgarian IT sector faces uncertain times

A challenging year ahead: Bulgarian IT sector faces uncertain times

A decade and a half of steady growth in the software industry is now at a crossroads


The biggest pharmaceutical companies: a duo joins the billion-dollar club

The biggest pharmaceutical companies: a duo joins the billion-dollar club

Two drug distributors - Sopharma Trading and Phoenix Pharma - crossed the BGN 1 billion mark for the first time in 2022


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


Industrial Property Market in Bulgaria Faces Drop in Transactions Due to High Rental Prices

Industrial Property Market in Bulgaria Faces Drop in Transactions Due to High Rental Prices

The industrial property market froze in the middle of the year, but forecasts suggest a revival is on the horizon.


Top Livestock Producers: Riding the Wave of Soaring Prices

Top Livestock Producers: Riding the Wave of Soaring Prices

Last year brought a surge in output and prices


The biggest software companies in Bulgaria

The biggest software companies in Bulgaria

The top 50 tech companies by revenue experienced significant growth, more suited to startups



Economic Trends That Will Impact Bulgaria in 2024

Economic Trends That Will Impact Bulgaria in 2024

Four leading Bulgarian economists highlight the most significant trends of 2023.