Bulgaria Balance of Trade  2000-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Bulgaria's trade deficit increased sharply by 328.7 percent to BGN 911.8 million in December of 2017 from a BGN 212.7 million in the same month a year ago. Imports jumped 15.2 percent to BGN 5016.8 million, driven by purchases from non-EU countries (28.9 percent) and EU countries (8.1 percent). Meanwhile, exports fell 0.9 percent to BGN 4105 million, as sales to non-EU countries slipped 6.2 percent while those to EU countries rose 2.8 percent. In 2017, the trade shortfall enlarged to BGN 3072.5 million from BGN 782.7 million, as imports advanced at a faster 15.3 percent whilst exports went up 10.7 percent. Balance of Trade in Bulgaria averaged -521.14 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
2017-12-11 09:00 AM Balance of Trade BGN -183.3M BGN 105M BGN-410M
2018-01-12 09:00 AM Balance of Trade BGN -562.3M BGN -144.7M BGN-176M
2018-02-09 09:00 AM Balance of Trade BGN -911.8M BGN -531.9M BGN -468.6M
2018-03-13 09:00 AM Balance of Trade BGN -911.8M BGN -627.7M
2018-04-12 08:00 AM Balance of Trade BGN -531.8M
2018-05-11 08:00 AM Balance of Trade BGN -517.6M


Bulgaria Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -911.80 -531.90 252.80 -1862.90 BGN Million [+]
Exports 4105.00 4596.30 4945.90 607.60 BGN Million [+]
Imports 5016.80 5128.20 5128.20 824.50 BGN Million [+]
Current Account -407.60 -155.20 1068.30 -1166.80 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 4.20 -0.10 4.20 -24.10 percent [+]
External Debt 32388.60 32522.20 39411.10 9401.10 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows 666.80 -33.90 951.60 -2825.50 EUR Million [+]
Remittances 62.30 71.10 108.60 50.80 EUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 596074.00 556111.00 3531567.00 237256.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 40.38 40.37 40.38 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 -12.10 32.20 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 February of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-911.80 -531.90 252.80 -1862.90 2000 - 2017 BGN Million Monthly




balance of trade by Country
Country Last
Australia -1358.00 Dec/17
Brazil 2768.44 Jan/18
Canada -3186.30 Dec/17
China 203.40 Jan/18
Euro Area 25414.60 Dec/17
France -3468.00 Dec/17
Germany 18226.00 Dec/17
India -16298.47 Jan/18
Indonesia -676.90 Jan/18
Italy 5253.08 Dec/17
Japan -943.42 Jan/18
Mexico -156.97 Dec/17
Netherlands 4104.00 Dec/17
Russia 13700.00 Dec/17
South Korea 3700.00 Jan/18
Spain -2050000.00 Dec/17
Switzerland 1323.45 Jan/18
Turkey -9206.19 Dec/17
United Kingdom -4896.00 Dec/17
United States -53118.00 Dec/17


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