Bulgaria’s foreign trade balance improved in January-April 2015, but still negative

Bulgaria’s foreign trade balance in January to April 2015 came in at about 2.2 billion leva, more than 830 million leva less than in January to April 2014 but still negative, according to figures released by the National Statistical Institute on June 9.

Bulgaria January-April 2015 trade with both EU and non-EU countries saw the value of all exported goods from Bulgaria amounting to 14.6 billion leva, a figure 12.8 per cent higher than in the first four months of 2014.

In April 2015, Bulgaria’s total exports added up to 3.9 billion leva, a 12.8 per cent increase compared to April 2014.

The total value of all the goods imported in the country in the period January – April 2015 amounted to 16.8 billion leva (at CIF prices), or 5.2 per cent more than the corresponding period of 2014.

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