In January – May 2023, the total value of all the goods exported from Bulgaria amounted to 37 075.7 million leva, which is 0.2 per cent less than in January – May 2022, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) said on July 10.
In May 2023, the total exports of goods added up to 7263.4 million leva, a decrease of 13.3 per cent compared with May 2022, the NSI said.
The total value of all the goods imported into Bulgaria in January – May 2023 was 40 874.8 million leva (at CIF prices), 2.2 per cent less than in January – May 2022.
In May 2023, the total imports of goods decreased by 10.2 per cent compared with May 2022, adding up to 8 111.5 million leva.
Bulgaria’s total foreign trade balance (exports FOB – imports CIF) was negative in January – May 2023, amounting to 3799.1 million leva.
In May 2023, the total foreign trade balance (exports FOB – import CIF) was also negative, adding up to 848.1 million leva, the NSI said.
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