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Dangerous games with state money

Dangerous games with state money

The caretaker cabinet unveiled shocking expectations for high deficit and debt bills in the 2023 budget


A hidden fight "for" and "against" euro adoption dogs Bulgaria

A hidden fight "for" and "against" euro adoption dogs Bulgaria

Vazrazhdane turned a draft analysis about the impact of Eurozone entry by the National Bank into an attack on Bulgaria's renewed efforts to adopt the common currency from 2024



The week: Fear not the political feuds, even when they tell you to on the TV

The week: Fear not the political feuds, even when they tell you to on the TV

The optimist theory for the economy, Parliament is stuck, President is happy, and the Dutch don’t like us


Belgian company buys Suite hotel in Sofia to make a hub for working nomads

Belgian company buys Suite hotel in Sofia to make a hub for working nomads

The owner of Melexis Bulgaria, Duchatelet, and his trusted football manager Catherine Mer bought the Suite hotel, located in Sofia’s Studentski Grad district.


Budget 2023: red lights everywhere

Budget 2023: red lights everywhere

The next government will have several options: raising taxes, increasing the deficit and debt, or reforming spending



The week: Bulgaria’s economy is (surprise, surprise) doing very well, the real estate market - not so much, and some dolphins get religious

The week: Bulgaria’s economy is (surprise, surprise) doing very well, the real estate market - not so much, and some dolphins get religious

Don’t do stupid shit and things are going to get better


Bulgaria’s political crisis puts RRP funding at risk

Bulgaria’s political crisis puts RRP funding at risk

Without Parliament failing to adopt the relevant legislation, funds under the Recovery Plan will remain blocked.


Gov’t teeters on brink after six stormy months

Gov’t teeters on brink after six stormy months

With TISP pledging to support GERB’s vote of no-confidence next week and the ruling coalition at least six MPs short of keeping its majority, Petkov’s cabinet looks terminal



Bulgaria slowing down on its way to the eurozone

Bulgaria slowing down on its way to the eurozone

The country does not meet the criterion of inflation but the political differences in the ruling coalition pose a bigger problem


The week: Reform process stalled, EU warns of rising gov’t expenses, and a great week for business

The week: Reform process stalled, EU warns of rising gov’t expenses, and a great week for business

Can the coalition live up to its promises, DIY photovoltaics and good news for "Made in BG" cargo drones


Bulgaria’s Top 10 Banks in 2021

Bulgaria’s Top 10 Banks in 2021

Capital Weekly ranks financial institutions in terms of stability, profitability and dynamics


Bulgaria: More dependent on Russian oil

Bulgaria: More dependent on Russian oil

While diversifying gas supplies is difficult, but feasible task for the state, the same cannot be said about Bulgaria’s reliance on crude oil from Russia


The real influence of Russia in Bulgaria, part 1: How it works and who is behind it

The real influence of Russia in Bulgaria, part 1: How it works and who is behind it

In this two-part series, KInsights explores how Putin’s war in Ukraine exposed that Bulgarian politics remains hostage to a powerful pro-Kremlin network holding key positions in the state


How big is the fintech sector in Bulgaria?

How big is the fintech sector in Bulgaria?

About 135 companies with over BGN 1.4 billion (EUR 715 million) in revenues are distributed in more than a dozen segments of the fintech industry


The week: Borissov arrested, Central Bank chairmanship tears the coalition, Resilience Plan still not ok

The week: Borissov arrested, Central Bank chairmanship tears the coalition, Resilience Plan still not ok

Former PM Borissov arrested, Guerilla war over BNB shakes the coalition and the Plan is still NOT alright


All plans for inflation and growth will be reconsidered: Finance minister Assen Vassilev

All plans for inflation and growth will be reconsidered: Finance minister Assen Vassilev

We have no signals that 2024 is not an achievable target date for the adoption of the euro, says the Deputy Prime Minister


Five days into the Ukraine war, Bulgaria continues to send mixed messages

Five days into the Ukraine war, Bulgaria continues to send mixed messages

While PM Petkov promises humanitarian and military aid to Kyiv, Defense Minister Yanev and BSP remain opposed to any significant moves in support of Ukraine