Bulgaria's current account surplus widened sharply to EUR 537.2 million in February of 2019 from EUR 178.7 million in the same month a year earlier. The primary income account swung to a EUR 10.6 million surplus compared with a deficit of EUR 66.4 million in February 2018 and the secondary income surplus advanced to EUR 427.2 million from EUR 397.3 million while the goods and services deficit narrowed to EUR 21.6 million from EUR 134.5 million a year ago. In the first two months of 2019, the current account surplus increased to EUR 705.2 million from EUR 55.6 million in the corresponding period of 2018. Current Account in Bulgaria averaged -92.13 EUR Million from 1998 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 1200.20 EUR Million in July of 2017 and a record low of -1166.80 EUR Million in December of 2007.

Current Account in Bulgaria is expected to be 300.00 EUR Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Current Account in Bulgaria to stand at -190.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Bulgaria Current Account is projected to trend around -100.00 EUR Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-01-18 10:00 AM Current Account €58.6M €45.6M € -50M
2019-02-19 10:00 AM Current Account €-51M €58.6M € -350M
2019-03-22 10:00 AM Current Account €88.7M €-51M €-15M
2019-04-17 09:00 AM Current Account €416.2M €88.7M €250M
2019-05-20 09:00 AM Current Account €416.2M € -50M
2019-06-19 09:00 AM Current Account
2019-07-19 09:00 AM Current Account


Bulgaria Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -178.00 -64.60 411.70 -1862.90 BGN Million [+]
Current Account 416.21 88.70 1200.20 -1166.80 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 4.60 6.40 6.40 -24.10 percent [+]
Imports 4821.20 4623.40 5786.90 824.50 BGN Million [+]
Exports 4643.20 4558.30 5393.00 607.60 BGN Million [+]
External Debt 33291.60 32715.50 39435.60 9401.10 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows 775.90 40.30 985.20 -2825.50 EUR Million [+]
Remittances 82.70 94.30 116.90 50.80 EUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 482982.00 554276.00 3531567.00 237256.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 40.40 40.40 40.40 39.56 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 0.32 1.18 3.09 0.00 [+]
Weapons Sales 61.00 70.00 167.00 1.00 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment -11.30 479.60 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 Current Account

Current Account is the sum of the balance of trade (exports minus imports of goods and services), net factor income (such as interest and dividends) and net transfer payments (such as foreign aid). This page provides the latest reported value for - Bulgaria Current Account - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Bulgaria Current Account - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
416.21 88.70 1200.20 -1166.80 1998 - 2019 EUR Million Monthly




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