Bulgaria’s exports to non-EU countries drop 10.6% y/y in January – October 2016

Bulgaria’s exports to non-EU countries were 10.6 per cent lower in January to October 2016 than in January – October 2015, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) said on December 12, citing preliminary figures.

The country’s exports to non-EU countries added up to 11 973 million leva in January to October 2016, the NSI said.

Among non-EU countries, Bulgaria’s main trading partners in the first 10 months of 2016 were Turkey, the Republic of Macedonia, Serbia, China, Russia and the United States, which accounted for 49.2 per cent of exports to such countries.

In October 2016, Bulgarian exports to third countries increased by 4.4 per cent compared to the corresponding month of the previous year and added up to 1 264.7 million leva, the NSI said.

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