Exports from Bulgaria in January – July 2017 up by 13.8 per cent, but trade balance negative

In the period January – July 2017, the value of all exported goods from Bulgaria amounted to 29 772.4 million leva, about 13.8 per cent higher than in the first seven months of 2016, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) said on September 12.

In July 2017, Bulgaria’s total exports added up to 4 604.6 billion leva and grew by 9.8 per cent compared to July 2016, the NSI said.

The total value of all the goods imported into Bulgaria in the period January – July 2017 amounted to 33 192.8 million leva (at CIF prices), or 17 per cent more January – July 2016.

In July 2017, Bulgaria’s total imports increased by 8.1 per cent compared to July 2016 and added up to 4 695.4 billion leva.

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