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How Bulgarian economy grew 3.4% more last year without national statistics noticing

How Bulgarian economy grew 3.4% more last year without national statistics noticing

GDP growth for 2021 was 7.6% and not 4.2%, the NSI acknowledges silently almost a year after


The week: "Year Zero" for anti-corruption, new cabinet or new elections, the quick end of the Gemcorp memorandum

The week: "Year Zero" for anti-corruption, new cabinet or new elections, the quick end of the Gemcorp memorandum

Captured state fights back, gas storage slowly fills up and a skyscraper that is not




The war for sunflower oil and Bulgaria’s role in the market

The war for sunflower oil and Bulgaria’s role in the market

In Bulgaria, the sunflower oil business was worth close to 1.5 bln levs (767 million euro) last year


A bitter-sweet victory, growth slows, how much does a supercomputer cost

A bitter-sweet victory, growth slows, how much does a supercomputer cost

The new wave is here, a Presidential battle looms, air traffic is up



Food and beverage Top 30: Sunflower Billions

Food and beverage Top 30: Sunflower Billions

The sector as a whole performs well, but the champion is sunflower oil production



The week: Is Bulgaria the limp pig of EU regulation, coal is (still) here, minimum wage surpasses Montenegro

The week: Is Bulgaria the limp pig of EU regulation, coal is (still) here, minimum wage surpasses Montenegro

Also: New Parliament is up, as well as the new 12 bn. Leva Plan


How to spend secretly 100 million euro in Sofia; a breath of fresh air in the Parliament; exports are back on track

How to spend secretly 100 million euro in Sofia; a breath of fresh air in the Parliament; exports are back on track

KInsights 17/04: A Russian billionaire in Sofia, a feisty old lady in the Parliament and the 6 billion euro everyone is talking about




A lady you don't want to meet, 3 ways to look at the economy, and why you have to watch your steps

A lady you don't want to meet, 3 ways to look at the economy, and why you have to watch your steps

K Insights 19/02: Economy fares better than forecast, why we don't have good trains


Bulgaria’s GDP: Nowhere to go but up

Bulgaria’s GDP: Nowhere to go but up

The sharpest economic drop on record was expected to be followed by a quick recovery. The third quarter is not looking so good though.


Electricity market gone crazy

Electricity market gone crazy

Market manipulations are killing Bulgaria’s competitive advantage in energy


Bulgaria’s rocky path to the euro

Bulgaria’s rocky path to the euro

Sofia received a formal promise to join the euro, but it will need to follow a longer procedure in comparison with earlier applicants


EC remains moderately optimistic about Bulgarian economy in 2017

EC remains moderately optimistic about Bulgarian economy in 2017

IMF raises Bulgarian GDP growth forecast by 0.1 pp to 2.9% in 2017