The number of the trips of Bulgarian residents in abroad was 451.5 thousand in September 2009, which was 17.6% less than the number of the trips in September 2008.
In September 2009, the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 944.7 thousand or 1.9% less than the number of trips in the same month of 2008.
The goods carried by the railway transport in September 2009 are by 3.8 % more than in the previous month and compared with the same month of 2008 registered a decline by 34.8 %. In the passenger traffic, the total number of passengers increases by 4.2% compared with the previous month, while in comparison to September 2008, there is a decrease by 5.8%.
The preliminary data showed that the Industrial Production Index decreased by 15.9% in August 2009 as compared to August 2008.As compared to the previous month, the Industrial Production Index decreased by 7.8%.
According to the preliminary data of the National Statistical Institute, the construction production fell by 11.9% in August 2009 compared to the previous month. A decrease of 11.8% was registered in the production of building construction, as well in the civil engineering production - by 12.1%.
Producer Price Index on Domestic Market in August 2009 decreased by 0.3% compared to the previous month, compared to the same month of 2008 domestic prices fell by 9.8%. Total Producer Price Index in Industry in August 2009 increased by 0.2% compared to July 2009, compared to the same month of the previous year the prices decreased by 10.8%.