Bulgaria’s exports in January – July 2021 up 21.1% y/y

Written by on September 14, 2021 in Bulgaria - Comments Off on Bulgaria’s exports in January – July 2021 up 21.1% y/y

The total value of all goods exported from Bulgaria in January to July 2021 was 21.1 per cent higher than in January to July 2020, according to figures posted on September 14 by the National Statistical Institute (NSI).

In January – July 2021, the total value of all goods exported from Bulgaria amounted to 37 971.9 million leva, the NSI said.

In July 2021 the total exports of goods added up to 5 781.9 million leva, an increase of 18.8 per cent compared with July 2020, the institute said.

The increases come against a background of a downturn in trade in 2020 as a result of the Covid-19 crisis.

The NSI said that the total value of all the goods imported into Bulgaria in January – July 2021 amounted to 42 024.7 million leva (at CIF prices), about 25.2 per cent more than in January – July 2020.

In July 2021, the total imports of goods into Bulgaria increased by 24.2 per cent compared with July 2020, adding up to 6 351.7 million leva.

Bulgaria’s total foreign trade balance (exports FOB – import CIF) was negative in January – July 2021, amounting to 4 052.8 million leva.

In July 2021, Bulgaria’s total foreign trade balance (exports FOB – import CIF) was also negative, adding up to 569.8 million leva, the NSI said.

For as little as three euro a month or the equivalent in other currencies, you can support The Sofia Globe via patreon.com:

Become a Patron!

About the Author

The Sofia Globe - the Sofia-based fully independent English-language news and features website, covering Bulgaria, the Balkans and the EU. Sign up to subscribe to sofiaglobe.com's daily bulletin through the form on our homepage. https://www.patreon.com/user?u=32709292