Bulgaria Balance of Trade  2000-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Bulgaria´s trade deficit decreased to BGN 183.3 million in October of 2017 from a BGN 213.8 million gap in the same month a year earlier. Exports expanded 14.5 percent to BGN 4926.7 million, driven by sales to non-EU rose 22.6 percent and those to the EU partners grew 10.5 percent. Meantime, imports advanced at a slower 13.1 percent from the previous year to BGN 5110 million, as purchases from non-EU and EU countries increased 18.8 percent and 10.3 percent respectively. In the first ten months of the year, the trade deficit widened 232 percent to BGN 1667.4 million from BGN 501.3 million in the corresponding period of 2016, as imports increased 15.4 percent and exports went up 12.5 percent. Balance of Trade in Bulgaria averaged -520.29 BGN Million from 2000 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 252.80 BGN Million in September of 2016 and a record low of -1862.90 BGN Million in October of 2008.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-10-10 08:00 AM Balance of Trade BGN-357.4M BGN122.5M BGN -240M
2017-11-09 09:00 AM Balance of Trade BGN 33.4M BGN-360.6M BGN-220M
2017-12-11 09:00 AM Balance of Trade BGN -183.3M BGN 105M BGN-410M
2018-01-12 09:00 AM Balance of Trade BGN -183.3M
2018-02-09 09:00 AM Balance of Trade
2018-03-13 09:00 AM Balance of Trade


Bulgaria Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -183.30 105.00 252.80 -1862.90 BGN Million [+]
Exports 4926.70 4506.10 4926.70 607.60 BGN Million [+]
Imports 5110.00 4469.50 5110.00 824.50 BGN Million [+]
Current Account 415.20 670.50 1076.10 -1166.80 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 4.20 -0.10 4.20 -24.10 percent [+]
External Debt 32879.80 33148.90 39411.10 9401.10 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows 385.40 705.30 951.60 -2825.50 EUR Million [+]
Remittances 66.20 78.10 108.60 50.80 EUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 712554.00 1270585.00 3531567.00 237256.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 40.35 40.33 40.35 39.56 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 1.18 1.63 3.09 0.00 [+]
Weapons Sales 4.00 66.00 167.00 1.00 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 71.60 -19.20 1018.40 -414.00 EUR Million [+]
Crude Oil Production 1.00 1.00 1.10 0.60 BBL/D/1K [+]

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Bulgaria Balance of Trade

Bulgaria exports mostly fuels, manufactured goods (clothing, footwear), machinery and transport equipment and chemicals. Bulgaria's main exports partners are Germany,Turkey, Italy, Greece and Romania. Bulgaria imports fuels, machinery and transport equipment, metals, raw materials. Bulgaria's main imports partners are Russia, Germany, Romania and Italy. This page provides - Bulgaria Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Bulgaria Balance of Trade - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-183.30 105.00 252.80 -1862.90 2000 - 2017 BGN Million Monthly




balance of trade by Country
Country Last
Australia 105.00 Oct/17
Brazil 3545.75 Nov/17
Canada -1474.50 Oct/17
China 402.10 Nov/17
Euro Area 26364.90 Sep/17
France -4956.00 Oct/17
Germany 18900.00 Oct/17
India -14018.80 Oct/17
Indonesia 895.00 Oct/17
Italy 3989.78 Sep/17
Japan 285.36 Oct/17
Mexico -2066.00 Oct/17
Netherlands 6258.00 Sep/17
Russia 10222.00 Sep/17
South Korea 7800.00 Nov/17
Spain -2147708.00 Oct/17
Switzerland 2333.39 Oct/17
Turkey -7324.23 Oct/17
United Kingdom -1405.00 Oct/17
United States -48731.00 Oct/17