The Covid crisis has deepened the economic chasm between the capital city and the other regions of the country. This is the conclusion drawn by the Institute for Market Economics in its annual analysis "Regional Profiles: Indicators of Development",..
A study of the Bulgarian Industrial Association (BIA) for the country's business climate shows that in 2021 the negative trend of 2020 trigged by the Covid crisis continues . Only 9% of the respondents see an improvement in the business..
The Consultative Council on National Security, convened by President Rumen Radev, focusing on the financial measures to address the Covid crisis and the measures against the increased migratory pressure at Bulgaria’s border with Turkey due to the..
What tourists are looking for right now is safety and predictability. Prices, additional attractions, quality of services and other factors that used to shape tourist behavior before the Covid crisis are no longer valid, says Ivan Groshev,..
Will the candidates for the new parliament be able to get the better of the most powerful player at these elections – the coronavirus epidemic and model voter attitudes in their own favour? A question even sociologists and..
Bulgaria occupies a place near the bottom of the media literacy index for 2021 – 30 th position out of 35 European countries, and falls into the same group as Greece (27), Romania (28), Serbia (29), Turkey (31) and Montenegro (32)...
More than 20% of small and medium-sized businesses in Bulgaria are finding it difficult to resume production in the Covid crisis. They have infrastructure and staff, but no working capital. More than 75% of small and medium-sized enterprises have..
380,000 people have lost their jobs in the last eleven months , indicates data of Bulgaria's National Statistical Institute and the Employment Agency, which are monitoring how the Covid crisis is affecting the labour market. During the same period,..
The small municipalities in Bulgaria are experiencing serious difficulties amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Their budgets have been reduced by half and unemployment levels grew due to mass bankruptcies of the local business. The..