Bulgaria in competition with Greece for future extension of Turkish Stream gas pipeline

Bulgaria is ready to transit Russian gas, this country’s authorities announced before even receiving an official proposal by the Russian state energy giant Gazprom. Several days later the Greek authorities also voiced willingness to transit..

published on 12/11/18 12:34 PM

Bulgaria protects lustily its coal mining and thermal power plants

Several days ago hundreds of Bulgarian coal miners and people employed at the country’s power engineering field protested in Bulgaria’s capital Sofia to demand government guarantees that their jobs will be preserved amid bids by the EU to..

published on 12/4/18 1:08 PM

2019 state budget – a budget of optimistic projections

Bulgaria’s National Assembly adopted the 2019 state budget after two days of tense debates. No amendments to the version proposed by the Bulgarian Ministry of Finance were made. The Bulgarian MPs did not take into consideration even some..

published on 12/3/18 1:28 PM

Bulgaria’s business optimistic about 2019

The year is almost coming to an end and it is time to draw up a balance sheet and see what has been done and what can be done better next year. 2019 will be a year of elections and the politicians are now generous in their promises. They are..

published on 11/26/18 2:01 PM

Bulgarian State Railway sliding slowly downwards because of lack of reforms, money and passengers

Today, when people talk about Hyperloop, TGV and other types of high-speed trains reaching speed of over 300 km/h, the Bulgarian State Railways (BDZ) keep sliding downward because of the inability to adapt to modern conditions. They seem to stay..

published on 11/20/18 3:21 PM

Campaign in support of Bulgarian food producers begins

Over half of the items sold at the large retail stores are produced in Bulgaria, this country’s Minister of Agriculture and Food Rumen Porozhanov said at a round table with representatives of the agriculture sector. Minister Porozhanov gave the..

published on 11/16/18 2:11 PM
President Rumen Radev (right) handing the award to winner Alexander Dimitrov

Manager of the Year singled out for 11th time

Alexander Dimitrov, CEO of the telecommunications company А1 Bulgaria, was named Manager of the Year for 2018 at an official ceremony held at the Sofia Opera and Ballet. The competition has been organized by Manager business magazine for..

published on 11/14/18 1:47 PM

Bulgaria in great shape, they say, so why are Bulgarians out in the streets, protesting?

When parliament voted the national budget for 2019 at first reading a few days ago, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said that Bulgaria had never been in better shape. If we are to believe the macroeconomic indicators like budget deficit,..

published on 11/13/18 12:44 PM
Ivailo Kalfin

High emigration rate in Bulgaria is mainly due to low wages: sociological survey

Over 1 million Bulgarians in active age are considering emigrating abroad and most of them are people whose incomes are lower than the average monthly salary of EUR 571. Nearly 1.5 million Bulgarians already emigrated in the past 30 years. In..

published on 11/12/18 2:58 PM

Bulgarian SIN Cars racing car manufacturer plans to expand to the electric car market

The manufacturer of sporting models, racing against top-notch makes in this segment like Porsche, Aston Martin or Maserati, is planning to put on the market a multifunctional small town car, to be used for courier services and as..

published on 11/4/18 10:05 AM