Bulgaria’s current account deficit narrowed to EUR 77.4 million in September of 2021 from a downwardly revised EUR 202.1 million in the corresponding month of the previous year. The secondary income switched to EUR 39.5 million surplus from EUR 34.7 million deficit a year ago and the services surplus expanded to EUR 346.8 million from EUR 220.7 million. Meanwhile, the goods deficit rose to EUR 209 million from EUR 195.8 million and the primary income shortfall widened to EUR 254.8 million from EUR 192.4 million in the prior year. source: Bulgarian National Bank

Current Account in Bulgaria averaged -92.67 EUR Million from 1998 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 1005.10 EUR Million in July of 2017 and a record low of -1166.80 EUR Million in December of 2007. 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 - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2021.

Current Account in Bulgaria is expected to be -180.00 EUR Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Bulgaria Current Account is projected to trend around -180.00 EUR Million in 2022 and -130.00 EUR Million in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Bulgaria Current Account


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-10-19 09:00 AM Aug €328.3M €332.2M
2021-11-18 10:00 AM Sep €-77.4M €216.1M
2021-12-17 10:00 AM Oct €-77.4M


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Current Account -77.40 216.10 EUR Million Sep/21
Current Account to GDP -0.70 1.80 percent of GDP Dec/20
External Debt 41080.20 41184.90 EUR Million Sep/21
Capital Flows -39.50 778.30 EUR Million Sep/21
Remittances 16.90 16.20 EUR Million Jun/21
Foreign Direct Investment 170.50 372.10 EUR Million Jul/21

News Stream
Bulgaria Current Account Gap Narrows in September
Bulgaria’s current account deficit narrowed to EUR 77.4 million in September of 2021 from a downwardly revised EUR 202.1 million in the corresponding month of the previous year. The secondary income switched to EUR 39.5 million surplus from EUR 34.7 million deficit a year ago and the services surplus expanded to EUR 346.8 million from EUR 220.7 million. Meanwhile, the goods deficit rose to EUR 209 million from EUR 195.8 million and the primary income shortfall widened to EUR 254.8 million from EUR 192.4 million in the prior year.
2021-11-18
Bulgaria Current Account Surplus Widens in August
Bulgaria’s current account surplus widened to EUR 328.3 million in August of 2021 from EUR 66.8 million in the same month of the previous year. The services surplus widened considerably to EUR 538 million from EUR 361.4 million, while the primary income gap narrowed to EUR 46.9 million from EUR 222.8 million. At the same time, the goods account deficit widened to EUR 260.7 million from EUR 160.7 million, and secondary income surplus narrowed to EUR 53 million from EUR 88.9 million. Since the beginning of the fiscal year, the current account is at a surplus of EUR 280.5 million, compared to EUR 800.9 million over the same period in 2020.
2021-10-19
Bulgaria Current Account Surplus Widens in July
Bulgaria’s current account surplus widened to EUR 336.5 million in July of 2021 from EUR 135.7 million in the corresponding month of the previous year. The services surplus increased to EUR 527.7 million from EUR 401 million a year ago and the secondary income surplus went up to EUR 42.5 million from EUR 31.2 million. Meanwhile, the primary income gap shrank to EUR 58.6 million from EUR 230.9 million and the goods account deficit worsened to EUR 175.2 million from EUR 65.6 million.
2021-09-17

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).