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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 week: The mystery of the Bulgarian housing market

The week: The mystery of the Bulgarian housing market

The (very) strange Bulgarian housing market, a not so strange election and a bag of coke


Bulgaria’s coal transition triggers massive protests and political tension: Miners say no, market says yes

Bulgaria’s coal transition triggers massive protests and political tension: Miners say no, market says yes

The biggest coal transition in Bulgaria is set to begin but political tension is rising rapidly



Largest employers: IT and arms industry booming despite workforce shortage

Largest employers: IT and arms industry booming despite workforce shortage

With a staff of more than 230,000 in total, the 100 biggest companies employ one in ten workers in Bulgaria


Bulgarian economy losing steam

Bulgarian economy losing steam

GDP growth stands at 1.8% y/y in the second quarter, with consumption remaining the primary driver


Where did the Bulgarian tomato disappear to?

Where did the Bulgarian tomato disappear to?

How the country turned into a net importer of tomatoes after being a top exporter during the socialist period



How Rissmann decided to expand production in Bulgaria

How Rissmann decided to expand production in Bulgaria

The German company is building its own factory for luxury packaging


Geshev officially enters politics, while War of Prosecution Succession wages

Geshev officially enters politics, while War of Prosecution Succession wages

Justice Minister, judges and NGOs protest against Borislav Sarafov’s appointment


Bulgarian economy: the start of a slowdown

Bulgarian economy: the start of a slowdown

The main growth drivers reached an inflection point in Q1 2023


Brit Rosaco’s one million roses

Brit Rosaco’s one million roses

The Bulgarian-Dutch joint venture is among the big European producers of rootstocks


Need a windfall tax? Look at the Bulgarian nuclear money-making machine

Need a windfall tax? Look at the Bulgarian nuclear money-making machine

Kozloduy NPP is one of the most profitable companies in South-East Europe


How Romania overtook Bulgaria

How Romania overtook Bulgaria

The biggest difference between the two countries is the degree of success in their fight against corruption



How did Bulgaria get so expensive?

How did Bulgaria get so expensive?

Record costs of essential foods have been driven by uncertainty in the supply chain, speculation, rising wages and inelastic demand


The week: Goodbye to the euro, see you again sometimes?

The week: Goodbye to the euro, see you again sometimes?

Is the euro coming at all, the Russian assets in Bulgaria are in for a freeze, trouble at the European prosecution