Kapital Insights and Friedrich Naumann Foundation present the second installment of "The Chronicles of the Infodemic"
Bulgaria’s biggest companies were only mildly hit by the coronavirus. Total revenue of the top 100 firms decreased by just 7% in 2020.
Bulgarian economy expanded strongly in the second quarter mainly on the back of the low comparison base in the pandemic-marred 2020
A 57-million euro project for better urban transport infrastructure that was due for completion in 2016, but still isn’t fully operational to this day
After bashing the status quo factions for months, Slavi Trifonov fell out with the other "protest" parties and depends on BSP and GERB to form a government
Elections 2021, volume 2: Trifonov finally proposes a cabinet (and a Bulgarian-N.Macedonian Space Mission)
With GERB and There is such a people running neck and neck, the showman nominates Simeon II acolyte Nickolay Vassilev for Prime Minister and spurns coalition
The Domuschiev brothers planned to use the proceeds to step up investment and cut debt
The week: Bulgaria's pirate bay, a teenager investigates a minister, Trifonov breaks silence ...to say nothing
K Insights 18/06: Zaev comes and goes, exports keep on rising
State bank funding oligarchs, state firms funnelling billions into cartels and secret services loyal to the party rather than the state - these are just part of GERB’s corrupt legacy
Banks need to shift to customer-specific approach, the head of the EIB representation for Bulgaria Teodor Radonov tells Kapital Insights
The week: Kings of corruption named, Fresh start looms, 5 companies got 400 million euro from the budget
K insights 04/06: budget swings back to negative, Sin Cars get funding
These actions represent the largest single act of sanctions in the history of the Magnitsky Act, targeting these three individuals and their networks encompassing 64 enterprises for "significant corruption"
K Insights 28/05: Secret services revolt, energy sector on the brink and what’s wrong with the Nuclear Power Plant
The Bulgarian economy may return to pre-crisis growth rates as early as the fourth quarter of 2021 but the recovery process is uneven
Plagued by immunization scepticism, Bulgaria trails all EU countries in terms of Covid-19 jabs
A concessionaire gets an allowance instead of a penalty, a hotel is speedily being constructed with no documents, and a firm with 150 mln levs in debt is sold for 100 levs