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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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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


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


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



An (un)holy audit

An (un)holy audit

A rare financial inspection by the Revenue agency created consternation within the Bulgarian Orthodox Church


Industrial cooldown, slower business growth and less VAT collected: 2023 at a glance

Industrial cooldown, slower business growth and less VAT collected: 2023 at a glance

Global events hit the financial performance of public companies, shrink factory production and effectively cut down state revenue


100 to 0: How Bulgaria went from a historical net exporter of electricity to a net importer

100 to 0: How Bulgaria went from a historical net exporter of electricity to a net importer

The change in dynamics is evident and there is enough reasons to guess that Bulgaria made a big mistake


Largest metal producers: First signs of cool-down

Largest metal producers: First signs of cool-down

The revenue growth of the top 30 companies in the sector slowed to 22% in 2022


The biggest fuel companies: Business thrives on Ukraine war, price hikes

The biggest fuel companies: Business thrives on Ukraine war, price hikes

Revenues of the top 30 companies in the K100 sector ranking rose from BGN 17.7 billion in 2021 to BGN 32.4 billion last year.


A Stormy Year in Agriculture

A Stormy Year in Agriculture

Nearly 80% of the 100 largest companies in the sector improved their financial results, but it's mostly inflation effect


Bulgarian agriculture sector posts hefty profits in 2022

Bulgarian agriculture sector posts hefty profits in 2022

The war in Ukraine propelled global prices higher and Bulgarian companies benefited from the rise


The week: To leave or not to leave, that’s Lukoil’s question

The week: To leave or not to leave, that’s Lukoil’s question

Russian oil derogation shenanigans, Bulgarian PISA tower crumbles, good times for bankers and farmers


Machines and equipment: Growth in high gear

Machines and equipment: Growth in high gear

The revenue of the top 70 manufacturers rose by 26% to over 15 billion levs in 2022


Bulgaria’s Top 50 Retailers in 2022: Inflation spurs turnovers

Bulgaria’s Top 50 Retailers in 2022: Inflation spurs turnovers

Kaufland remains leader, while Lidl approaches the top with a turnover of nearly 2 billion levs


The biggest construction companies: boom in real estate, slump in road building

The biggest construction companies: boom in real estate, slump in road building

The top 40 companies have an average revenue growth of just 4%, unlike all other thriving sectors


The biggest agricultural companies: In the fields of war

The biggest agricultural companies: In the fields of war

Bulgarian grain growers and retailers earned higher revenues and profits in 2022, but face tough seasons ahead