The consumer price index in December 2018 compared to November 2018 was 100.0%, i.e. the monthly inflation was 0.0%.
In the period January - October 2018 the exports of goods from Bulgaria to the EU increased by 9.7% compared to the same period of 2017 and amounted to 31 613.8 Million BGN while the imports of goods grew by 7.6% and added up to 33 267.5 Million BGN.
In October 2018 the exports of goods to the EU increased by 7.0% compared to the corresponding month of the previous year and amounted to 3 466.3 Million BGN while the imports of goods grew by 3.1% and added up to 3 673.2 Million BGN.
In the period January - November 2018 the exports of goods from Bulgaria to third countries decreased by 12.3% compared to the same period of 2017 and amounted to 16 062.0 Million BGN while the imports of goods from third countries increased by 9.4% and added up to 21 190.3 Million BGN.
In the period January - November 2018 the total value of all exported goods to third countries and EU amounted to 51 118.7 Million BGN, which is 1.5% more than the same period of the previous year, while the total value of all imported goods from third countries and EU added up to 58 059.2 Million BGN and grew by 7.7%.
In November 2018, 1 844 accommodation establishments - hotels, motels, camping sites, mountain chalets and other establishments for short-term accommodation with more than 10 bed-places were functioned in the country. The total number of the rooms in them was 54.1 thousand and the bed-places were 109.8 thousand. Compared to November 2017, the total number of accommodation establishments (functioned during the period) and the bed-places in them, increased by 3.2%.
The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments registered in November 2018 was 684.6 thousand, or by 3.7% less in comparison with the same month of the previous year.
The total revenues from nights spent in November 2018 reached 38.1 million BGN or by 1.9% more compared to November 2017.
According to the preliminary data the Industrial Production Index, seasonally adjusted, increased by 0.4% in November 2018 as compared to October 2018. In November 2018 the working day adjusted Industrial Production Index rose by 1.2% in comparison with the same month of 2017.
According to the preliminary seasonally adjusted data in November 2018 the turnover in ‘Retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles’ at constant prices increased by 0.8% compared to the previous month.
According to the preliminary data, in November 2018 the index of production in section ‘Construction’ calculated on the base of seasonally adjusted data was 1.2% below the level of the previous month. In November 2018 the working day adjusted index of production in construction decreased by 1.8% in comparison with the same month of 2017.
What names did we give our children in 2018?
Which are the most popular surnames and the most common male and female names in Bulgaria?
Does Alexander retain in 2018 the top position in the names of newborn boys?
These are just some of the questions we answer with the new infographic ‘Names in Bulgaria 2018’.
In October 2018 compared to September 2018 an increase is reported for the production of solid fuels - by 18.2%, liquefied petroleum gases - by 25.0%, unleaded motor gasoline - by 5.0%, transport diesel - by 18.1% and electricity - by 5.3%. No change for the production of natural gas.
In October 2018 compared to September 2018 an increase is reported for the deliveries of solid fuels - by 16.8%, unleaded motor gasoline - by 40.5%, transport diesel - by 2.5%, natural gas - by 22.2%, electricity - by 9.9%. At the same time a decrease is reported for the deliveries of liquefied petroleum gases by 17.0%.
In November 2018, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 426.3 thousand or by 2.1% above the registered in November 2017. The trips with other purposes (as a guest, education and visit the cultural and sport events) in November 2018 composed the greatest share of the total number of trips of Bulgarian residents abroad - 46.0%, followed by the trips with professional purpose - 28.3%, and with holiday and recreation purpose - 25.7%.
In November 2018, the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 575.2 thousand or by 3.4% more in comparison with November 2017. In November 2018, the predominant share of the visits with other purposes was 47.4%, followed by trips with holiday and recreation purpose - 31.9%, and with professional purpose - 20.7%.