The company carries out foreign and domestic trade with LPG and liquid fuels. Since the beginning of 2007, it has been offering underground and above-ground LPG tanks for the construction of domestic and industrial gas installations with a capacity of 1 to 10 cubic meters. Also approved and under construction is the only private gas port on the Black Sea – Beloslav city, which is expected to start operations in mid-2012.
Gastrade Jsc’s core business is the foreign and domestic trade of LPG and liquid fuels. Gastrade Jsc is the largest importer and distributor of propane-butane in Bulgaria with an annual volume of over 120,000 tons (including servicing of OMV Bulgaria’s service stations), which provides the company with a market share of nearly 19%. The company currently employs over 280 people.
Gastrade has storage facilities for LPG and liquid fuels in Sofia, Asenovgrad, Ruse and Varna, as well as an excise tax warehouse in the town of Kostinbrod.
As an ancillary activity the company also carries out domestic and international forwarding. Since October 2008 it has acquired a license for private national railway carrier and is currently one of the 4 private companies operating in this sector.
Gastrade Jsc also owns petrol stations and gas stations in the cities of Sofia, Varna, Vratsa, Botevgrad, Pirdop and Brestnitsa.