Bulgaria Economy

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Bulgaria's economy is a free market economy and has experienced rapid economic growth in recent years. Its nominal GDP currently stands at $54.3 billion putting it at 74th in the world. Bulgaria has attracted considerable amounts of foreign direct investment since 2001 and while it marked a decline of 5.5% in the economy in 2009, it quickly restored positive growth to 0.2% in 2010 before other Balkan countries. Although Bulgaria's economy has been growing, its income level remains one of the lowest in the European Union.

Major Bulgaria Indicators

Period Value % Chg Prev
Consumer Prices (View all 1)
Bulgaria Consumer Price Index Aug 2018 103.75 0.33%
Bulgaria Inflation Rate Aug 2018 3.70% 2.78%
Employment (View all 1)
Bulgaria Unemployment Rate Jul 2018 4.80% 0.00%
Bulgaria Youth Unemployment Rate Jul 2018 11.10% 0.91%
Energy (View all 1)
Bulgaria Petroleum Products Demand Jul 2018 1.021M mt 0.20%
Interest Rates (View all 1)
Bulgaria Long Term Interest Rate Aug 2018 0.81% -11.96%
Monetary (View all 1)
Bulgaria TARGET Transactions Value Jul 2018 42.90B EUR 8.33%
Sentiment Surveys (View all 1)
Bulgaria Consumer Confidence Indicator Aug 2018 -24.90
Bulgaria Economic Sentiment Indicator Aug 2018 110.00 1.57%
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