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 Oct 2017 99.94 0.13%
Bulgaria Inflation Rate Oct 2017 1.50% 15.38%
Economic Activity Indexes (View all 1)
Bulgaria Economic Freedom Index 2017 67.90 3.03%
Employment (View all 1)
Bulgaria Unemployment Rate Oct 2017 6.10% 0.00
Bulgaria Youth Unemployment Rate Oct 2017 11.50% -4.96%
Energy (View all 1)
Bulgaria Petroleum Products Demand Sep 2017 1.044M mt -5.18%
Interest Rates (View all 1)
Bulgaria Long Term Interest Rate May 2015 2.36% 0.00
Monetary (View all 2)
Bulgaria TARGET Transactions Dec 2015 0.00 EUR
Sentiment Surveys (View all 1)
Bulgaria Consumer Confidence Indicator Nov 2017 -22.40 -4.68%
Bulgaria Economic Sentiment Indicator Nov 2017 110.80 0.36%
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