Bulgarian consumer confidence increased in January 2017 – NSI poll

Confidence among Bulgarian consumers was 2.5 percentage points higher in January 2017 than it was in October 2016, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) said, reporting the findings of a regular three-monthly survey.

Among Bulgaria’s urban population, consumer confidence was up by 3.3 percentage points while among the rural population, the increase was 0.6 percentage points, the NSI said on February 7.

Bulgarian consumers’ overall assessment about the development of the economic situation in the country over the past 12 months had improved slightly, by 1.4 percentage points, according to the poll.

Consumers’ forecasts about the coming 12 months were less negative than in the previous survey.

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