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Monday, 30 December 2019 - 11:00

In November 2019, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 438.3 thousand or by 2.8% above the registered in November 2018. The trips with other purposes (as a guest, education and visit the cultural and sport events) in November 2019 composed the greatest share of the total number of trips of Bulgarian residents abroad - 45.0%, followed by those with professional purpose - 28.2%, and with holiday and recreation purposes - 26.8%.

In November 2019, the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 609.7 thousand or by 6.0% more in comparison with November 2018. In November 2019, the predominant share of the visits with other purposes was 47.3%, followed by trips with holiday and recreation purpose - 32.9%, and with professional purpose - 19.8%.

Monday, 30 December 2019 - 11:00

In October 2019 compared to September 2019 an increase is reported for the production of solid fuels - by 13.0%, unleaded motor gasoline - by 3.3%, transport diesel - by 10.1% and electricity - by 2.9%. No change for the production of liquefied petroleum gases and natural gas.

In October 2019 compared to September 2019 an increase is reported for the deliveries of solid fuels - by 14.2%, liquefied petroleum gases - by 2.6%, natural gas - by 14.4% and electricity - by 6.0%. A decrease is reported for the deliveries of unleaded motor gasoline - by 23.4%. No change for the deliveries of transport diesel.

Friday, 20 December 2019 - 11:00

Preliminary data of the NSI for the third quarter of 2019 indicate that the total hourly labour cost rose by 10.0% compared to the third quarter of 2018.

Friday, 20 December 2019 - 11:00

In 2018 the total use of freshwater and non-freshwater in the country is 4 647 million m3 which decreased with 1.8% compared to 2017. The daily average household water consumption from public water supply remains on the same level compared to 2017 - 99 litres per capita.

In 2018 the total value of tangible fixed assets with ecological use in the country amounted to 9 523.6 million BGN which compared to 2017 increased by 0.6%.

Thursday, 19 December 2019 - 11:00

According to the first estimate of Economic Accounts for Agriculture the final output at basic prices of the agricultural industry in 2019 amounted to 8 318.0 million BGN, which was by 1.7% lower than in previous year.

Monday, 16 December 2019 - 11:00

The consumer price index in November 2019 compared to October 2019 was 100.5%, i.e. the monthly inflation was 0.5%.

Friday, 13 December 2019 - 15:55

Consumption per capita varied between 56% and 134% of the EU average.

Wednesday, 11 December 2019 - 11:00

In the period January - October 2019 the exports of goods from Bulgaria to third countries increased by 5.8% compared to the same period of 2018 and amounted to 16 026.9 Million BGN while the imports of goods from third countries decreased by 10.7% and added up to 17 048.6 Million BGN.

In the period January - October 2019 the total value of all exported goods to third countries and EU amounted to 48 702.6 Million BGN, which is 4.2% more than the same period of 2018, while the total value of all imported goods from third countries and EU added up to 51 157.1 Million BGN and dropped by 2.2%.

Wednesday, 11 December 2019 - 11:00

In the period January - September 2019 the Bulgarian exports to the EU grew by 3.3 % compared to the same period of 2018 and amounted to 29 049.1 Million BGN while the imports from the EU increased by 2.2% and reached 30 209.7 Million BGN.

In September 2019 the exports to the EU increased insignificantly compared to the corresponding month of the previous year and amounted to 3 233.8 Million BGN while the imports grew by 0.3% and added up to 3 243.7 Million BGN.

Tuesday, 10 December 2019 - 11:00

In October 2019, 1 960 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 68.4 thousand and the bed-places were 142.7 thousand. In comparison with October 2018, the total number of accommodation establishments (functioned during the period) decreased by 2.5%, and the bed-places in them - by 6.4%.

The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments registered in October 2019 was 910.4 thousand, or by 0.2% more in comparison with the same month of the previous year.

The total revenues from nights spent in October 2019 reached 51.9 million BGN or by 4.0% more compared to October 2018.

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