Bulgarian exports to non-EU countries up 10.4% in January-May 2015

Bulgarian exports to “third countries” – meaning non-EU countries – were 10.4 per cent higher in January to May 2015 than in the first five months of 2014, the National Statistical Institute said on July 10, citing preliminary figures.

In the period January – May 2015, Bulgarian exports to third countries increased amounted to 6.8 billion leva (about 3.47 billion euro).

Among non-EU countries, the main trading partners of Bulgaria were Turkey, China, Serbia, the United States, the Russian Federation and Singapore, which accounted for 50.6 per cent of the exports to third countries.

In May 2015, exports to third countries decreased by 0.7 per cent compared to the corresponding month of the previous year and amounted to 1.4 billion leva.

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