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Black Sea gets more expensive and more Russian

Black Sea gets more expensive and more Russian

The northern part of the Black Sea has practically lost its access to maritime transport as the Russian war on Ukraine has increased insurance costs


Why Agropolychim will be the last fertilizer maker in Europe to suspend operations

Why Agropolychim will be the last fertilizer maker in Europe to suspend operations

Crucial investments have made the plant in Bulgaria virtually independent from natural gas supplies


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


Bulgarian government’s decision to buy 1.1 mln tons of cereals provoked market chaos

Bulgarian government’s decision to buy 1.1 mln tons of cereals provoked market chaos

Representatives of the sector believe that the offered price is half the international market price and complain of illegal suspension of exports


Capital’s 2022 Business meets Gov’t conference: Highlights

Capital’s 2022 Business meets Gov’t conference: Highlights

Prime Minister Kiril Petkov slams Bulgaria’s ill-preparedness for war or emergencies during address to Capital Weekly and business sector guests


Bulgaria to suffer weaker growth, higher inflation over war in Ukraine

Bulgaria to suffer weaker growth, higher inflation over war in Ukraine

Exports to Russia and Ukraine account for only 2.4% of Bulgaria’s total, but supply chains have been destroyed



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


Who is who in Bulgarian grain

Who is who in Bulgarian grain

The biggest in the agriculture sector


Agriculture sector in Bulgaria: Calm during the pandemic, getting ready for records

Agriculture sector in Bulgaria: Calm during the pandemic, getting ready for records

Local and foreign wheat, corn and sunflower seeds producers dominate the rankings


Most Dynamic: Grain, Manufacturing, Road Construction

Most Dynamic: Grain, Manufacturing, Road Construction

The revenues of the 50 fastest growing companies increased by an average of 56% in 2019, with the largest companies growing particularly fast.


Ten years later: From bust to boom

Ten years later: From bust to boom

Ten years ago, business collapsed as a result of the global financial crisis; survivors now enter into a new hard season By Tedy Vasileva


TOP 30 in food and beverages: A little richer menu

TOP 30 in food and beverages: A little richer menu

Most producers had a strong year but reported no record jumps


Top 20 in agriculture: Good prices and a good crop

Top 20 in agriculture: Good prices and a good crop

The grain business thrived, as the good harvest and higher prices brought in more revenue.


Bulgaria’s economy loses steam

Bulgaria’s economy loses steam

Gross domestic product growth slowed down to 3.0% year-on-year in the third quarter due to weakening exports and investment


Agriculture: Good Crop, Low Prices

Agriculture: Good Crop, Low Prices

Bulgaria has reached a historic record in wheat production but revenues in the sector are growing slightly


Food and Beverages: Lower Revenues amid Falling Commodity Prices

Food and Beverages: Lower Revenues amid Falling Commodity Prices

Even though just three of the companies in the ranking worked at a loss, the average profitability slightly deteriorated


Agriculture: Yet Another Year of Low Prices

Agriculture: Yet Another Year of Low Prices

Over half of the biggest agri companies saw revenues drop in 2016. Most firms reported profits, albeit at narrower margins.