Bulgarian consumer confidence improves – statistics institute

Consumer confidence in Bulgaria increased by 4.8 percentage points in January 2015, Bulgaria’s National Statistical Institute (NSI) said on February 6.

In January 2015 the total consumer confidence indicator was 4.8 percentage points higher than in October 2014.

Among Bulgaria’s urban population, the increase was four percentage points, and among the rural population, 7.3 percentage points, the NSI said.

Consumers’ views of the development of the general economic situation in Bulgaria over the past 12 months, as well as their expectations about the coming 12 months, were “less negative” than in the previous survey, the institute said.

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