Bulgaria

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Location:
- Southeastern Europe, bordering the Black Sea;
- Neighbours: Turkey, Greece, Macedonia, Serbia, Romania.

Climate:
- temperate;
- cold, damp winters;
- hot, dry summers coast.

Natural hazards:
- earthquakes;
- landslides.

Macro indicators
* 2018 estimates
Surface:110,994km2
Population*:7.0million
Pop. density*:63.2people/km2
GDP*:55.0EUR billion
GDP/capita*:7,844.0EUR

European Union:
EU member, since 2007

Currency: Lev
Code: BGN
Since: 1999

Exchange rates:
1 EUR = 1.95583 BGN (fixed)


Insurance market portfolio
* 2018 estimates
TOTAL LIFE*:18%
TOTAL NON-LIFE*:82%
Overall Property*:11%
Overall Motor*:61%


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Statistics

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Bulgaria 1Q2022 Rankings

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Bulgaria 1Q2022 Market Portofolio


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Latest news








KBC completes acquisition of RBI's Bulgarian operations

Belgian financial group KBC announced that KBC Bank and Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI) completed the deal announced in November 2021 concerning the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Raiffeisen bank (Bulgaria) EAD, comprising RBI's Bulgarian banking operations.

BULGARIA: Despite the crises, the insurance market is performing steadily

"Despite the crises, the insurance market is performing steadily. During the pandemic, the sector managed to adapt very quickly to new conditions of doing business in a digital environment, transform processes, maintain and further develop communication with customers", said Nina KOLCHAKOVA, Secretary General of the Association of Bulgarian Insurers (ABZ).



BULGARIA: Leading experts joined the discussion "Life Insurance - Protection and Investment", organized by ABZ and Bulgaria ON AIR on April 10

Life insurance in Bulgaria is experiencing an impressive rise. The development and potential of life insurance, its benefits to consumers and mechanisms for managing the funds invested by clients were among the topics commented during the discussion "Life Insurance - Protection and Investment" organized by the Association of Bulgarian Insurers and Bulgaria ON AIR on April 10, 2022.








Bulgaria: Insurers' Q3 net profits expanded by 37% y-o-y to EUR 124 m

Bulgarian insurance market posted aggregate 9 months 2021 net profit of BGN 242.2 million (EUR 123.8 million), 37% more as compared with the snapshot on 30 September 2020 (BGN 176.8 million/EUR 90.4 million), according to the market statistics published on FSC website.