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Friday, 11 January 2019 - 11:00

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.

Thursday, 10 January 2019 - 11:00

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.

Thursday, 10 January 2019 - 11:00

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.

Thursday, 10 January 2019 - 11:00

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.

Friday, 4 January 2019 - 16:52

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’.

Friday, 28 December 2018 - 11:00

In December 2018, the total business climate indicator decreases by 0.5 percentage points in comparison with the previous month as a result of the more unfavourable business climate in industry.

Friday, 28 December 2018 - 11:00

The key indicators are elaborated in accordance with the euro area, European Union and individual Member States indicators system. The analytical document is quarterly updated. Source of the data are the NSI  statistical surveys and BNB data.

Friday, 28 December 2018 - 11:00

Total Producer Price Index in November 2018 decreased with 0.3% compared to the previous month; compared to the same month of 2017 the prices rose by 3.4%. Producer Price Index on Domestic Market in November 2018 remained unchanged compared to the previous month; compared to the same month of 2017 the domestic prices grew by 3.5%.

Friday, 28 December 2018 - 11:00

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%.

Friday, 28 December 2018 - 11:00

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%.

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