The market price index of the dwellings for the second quarter of 2010 compared to the first quarter of 2010 was 99.2%, i.e. the average decrease of the market prices of the dwellings was 0.8%.
The consumer price index (CPI) in June 2010 compared to May 2010 was 99.1%, i.e. the monthly inflation was -0.9%.
The harmonized index of consumer prices (HICP) in June 2010 compared to May 2010 was 99.6%, i.e. the monthly inflation was -0.4%.
The preliminary data showed that the Industrial Production Index increased by 0.4% in May 2010 as compared to the same month of 2009, as compared to the previous month the production fell by 0.9%. Industrial Turnover Index increased by 12.7% compared to May 2009, as compared to the previous month the turnover rose by 1.0%
By the preliminary data of the NSI, the total construction production in May 2010 was 16.6% less than the same month of the previous year. A drop by 25.2% was registered in the production of building construction, while in the civil engineering production the decrease was 0.4%.
According to the preliminary data the trade turnover in May 2010 fell by 12.4% in comparison with the same month of the previous year.
Nearly a quarter of the Bulgarian enterprises (23.9%) have been fulfilled innovation activity over the period 2006 - 2008.
Producer Price Index on Domestic Market in May 2010 increased by 0.5% compared to the previous month, while compared to the same month of 2009 the domestic prices rose by 5.8%. Total Producer Price Index in Industry increased by 1.7% compared to the previous month, compared to the same month of 2009 the prices rose by 9.1%.
In 2009 the government budget appropriations or outlays on R&D (GBAORD) amounted to 230.4 million BGN which is 8.5 % more than the previous year.
In 2008 the total expenditure amount to 0.49% of GDP, which is only 0.01 percentage points higher than the previous year.