Bulgaria’s current account surplus shrank to EUR 955.9 million in July 2019 from EUR 1,002 million in the same month a year earlier. The services surplus fell to EUR 739.1 million from EUR 774.8 million in July 2018 and the secondary income surplus dropped to EUR 155 million from EUR 360.3 million. Meantime, the goods deficit narrowed to EUR 8.9 million from EUR 84.5 million and the primary income account recorded a EUR 70.7 million surplus, swinging from a EUR 48.6 million gap. Current Account in Bulgaria averaged -83.78 EUR Million from 1998 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 1022.90 EUR Million in August of 2018 and a record low of -1166.80 EUR Million in December of 2007.

Current Account in Bulgaria is expected to be 450.00 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 390.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Bulgaria Current Account is projected to trend around -130.00 EUR Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-06-19 09:00 AM Current Account Apr €149.2M €84.6M €140M
2019-07-19 09:00 AM Current Account May €328.6M €157M € 60M
2019-08-19 09:00 AM Current Account Jun €880.3M €239.1M € 550M
2019-09-19 09:00 AM Current Account Jul €955.9M €972.4M €1050M
2019-10-18 09:00 AM Current Account Aug €955.9M €1100M
2019-11-19 10:00 AM Current Account Sep € 450M
2019-12-20 10:00 AM Current Account Oct


Bulgaria Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -303.50 104.50 411.70 -1862.90 BGN Million [+]
Current Account 955.90 972.40 1022.90 -1166.80 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 4.60 6.40 6.40 -24.10 percent [+]
Imports 5576.90 4419.90 5787.30 824.50 BGN Million [+]
Exports 5273.40 4523.20 5389.90 607.60 BGN Million [+]
External Debt 34034.00 33930.20 39435.60 9401.10 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows 821.80 478.10 989.70 -2825.50 EUR Million [+]
Remittances 105.60 119.70 119.70 50.80 EUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2083051.00 1537033.00 3531567.00 237256.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 40.47 40.40 40.47 39.56 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 0.32 1.18 3.09 0.00 [+]
Weapons Sales 7.00 30.00 167.00 1.00 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 5.10 173.00 1018.40 -879.80 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 September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
955.90 972.40 1022.90 -1166.80 1998 - 2019 EUR Million Monthly




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