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Bulgaria's Jan-July trade gap narrows - table

Bulgaria's Jan-July trade gap narrows - table Author: Logwin. License: All Rights Reserved

SOFIA (Bulgaria), September 12 (SeeNews) - Bulgaria's trade deficit decreased to 2.97 billion levs ($1.7 billion/1.5 billion euro) in the first seven months of 2019, from 4.1 billion levs in the like period of last year, the country’s statistical office, NSI, said on Thursday.

Exports (FOB) increased 4.2% year-on-year in the period under review, reaching 33.1 billion levs, while imports (CIF) edged up 0.4% to 36.1 billion levs, NSI said in a statement.

In July alone, Bulgaria's exports rose by 2.5% on the year to 5.3 billion levs, while imports edged down 0.4% to 5.6 billion levs.

Details follow (in millions of levs):

  Jan-July 2019 Jan-July 2018 July 2019 July 2018
Exports (FOB) 33130.4 31806.2 5273.4 5142.7
Imports (CIF) 36100.6 35948.2 5576.9 5598.6
Balance  -2970.2 -4142.0 -303.5 -455.9

source: NSI

(1 euro = 1.95583 levs)

 

 
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