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 Jan 2018 101.09 0.21%
Bulgaria Inflation Rate Jan 2018 1.30% -27.78%
Employment (View all 1)
Bulgaria Unemployment Rate Dec 2017 6.10% -1.61%
Bulgaria Youth Unemployment Rate Dec 2017 12.30% -0.81%
Energy (View all 1)
Bulgaria Petroleum Products Demand Nov 2017 1.002M mt -0.79%
Interest Rates (View all 1)
Bulgaria Long Term Interest Rate Jan 2018 0.90% -11.76%
Monetary (View all 1)
Bulgaria TARGET Transactions Value Dec 2017 32.00B EUR 2.56%
Sentiment Surveys (View all 1)
Bulgaria Consumer Confidence Indicator Jan 2018 -22.40 -5.08%
Bulgaria Economic Sentiment Indicator Jan 2018 111.60 3.24%
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