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%.
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%.
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%.
Preliminary data of the NSI for the third quarter of 2018 indicate that the total hourly labour cost rose by 8.9% compared to the third quarter of 2017.
The National Statistical Institute presents results from annual surveys in the domain of environmental statistics for 2017. Detailed data by particular topics are placed under the heading ‘Environment’ on the NSI web site: http://www.nsi.bg.
According to the first estimate of Economic Accounts for Agriculture the final output at basic prices in 2018 amounted to 8 077.2 million BGN, which was by 2% lower than in previous year. The decrease was mainly due to drop in the volumes - by 3.1%.
Gross value added at basic prices produced in agriculture in 2018 was estimated at 3 404.7 million BGN and was by 9.5% lower than in 2017. The decrease was due to fall in the prices - by 1.2%, and in the volumes - by 8.4%.
Consumption per capita varied between 54 and 132% of the EU average.
The consumer price index in November 2018 compared to October 2018 was 99.9%, i.e. the monthly inflation was -0.1%.
In October 2018, 2 011 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 72.4 thousand and the bed-places were 152.5 thousand. In comparison with October 2017, the total number of accommodation establishments (functioned during the period) increased by 2.7% and the bed-places in them decreased by 1.2%.
The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments registered in October 2018 was 908.5 thousand, or by 5.1% more in comparison with the same month of the previous year.
The total revenues from nights spent in October 2018 reached 49.9 million BGN or by 11.5% more compared to October 2017.
In the period January - September 2018 the exports of goods from Bulgaria to the EU increased by 10.1% compared to the same period of 2017 and amounted to 28 147.5 Million BGN while the imports of goods grew by 8.2% and added up to 29 594.3 Million BGN.
In September 2018 the exports of goods to the EU increased by 2.4% compared to the corresponding month of the previous year and amounted to 3 226.1 Million BGN while the imports of goods increased by 4.5% and added up to 3 234.7 Million BGN.