In the period January - November 2020 the exports of goods from Bulgaria to third countries decreased by 12.3% compared to the same period of 2019 and amounted to 16 958.2 Million BGN while the imports of goods from third countries dropped by 9.6% and added up to 21 133.1 Million BGN.
In the period January - November 2020 the total value of all exported goods to third countries and EU amounted to 50 011.9 Million BGN, which is 7.8% less than the same period of the previous year, while the total value of all imported goods from third countries and EU added up to 54 484.0 Million BGN and dropped by 9.9%.
In the period January - October 2020 the exports of goods from Bulgarian to the EU decreased by 5.6% in comparison to the same period of 2019 and amounted to 29 762.1 Million BGN while the imports of goods to Bulgaria from the EU dropped by 10.9% and reached 29 823.2 Million BGN.
In October 2020 the exports of goods to the EU decreased by 5.0% compared to the corresponding month of the previous year and amounted to 3 321.9 Million BGN while the imports of goods dropped by 12.3% and added up to 3 347.4 Million BGN.
In November 2020, during the continuing epidemic situation, 1 509 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 45.7 thousand and the bed-places were 91.5 thousand. In comparison with November 2019, the total number of accommodation establishments (functioned during the period) decreased by 17.9%, and the bed-places in them - by 15.8%.
The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments registered in November 2020 was 311.6 thousand, or by 59.2% less in comparison with the same month of the previous year.
The total revenues from nights spent in November 2020 reached 16.0 million BGN or by 62.5% less compared to November 2019.
According to the preliminary data in November 2020 the Industrial Production Index, seasonally adjusted, decreased by 1.5 % as compared to October 2020.
In November 2020 the working day, adjusted Industrial Production Index fell by 5.0% in comparison with the same month of 2019.
According to the preliminary seasonally adjusted data in November 2020 the turnover in ‘Retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles’ at constant prices increased by 1.2% compared to the previous month. The working day adjusted turnover fell by 6.4% as compared to the same month of the previous year.
According to the preliminary data, in November 2020 the index of production in section ‘Construction’ calculated on the base of seasonally adjusted data was 0.4% below the level of the previous month. In November 2020 the working day adjusted index of production in construction decreased by 4.1% in comparison with the same month of 2019.
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.
In December 2020, the total business climate indicator decreases by 1.7 percentage points in comparison with the previous month. A reduction of the indicator is observed in retail trade and in service sector, in construction preserves its level from November, and in industry an increase, is registered.
Total Producer Price Index in November 2020 increased by 0.2% compared to the previous month, while compared to the same month of 2019 the prices fell by 2.6%. Producer Price Index on Domestic Market in November 2020 increased by 0.3% compared to the previous month; compared to the same month of 2019 the domestic prices went down by 1.5%.
In November 2020, during the continuing epidemic situation in the country, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 328.2 thousand, or by 25.1% under the registered in November 2019.
In November 2020, the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 283.3 thousand or by 53.5% less in comparison with November 2019.