BNB Reports Current Account Surplus
Monday, 24 April 2017
In February 2017 Bulgaria’s current account and capital account balance was positive and reached 336.9 million euros, with surplus of 40.2 million euros in comparison to the same month a year earlier, data from the Bulgarian National Bank show, quoted by BNR.
According to the bank, the trade balance of this country in February remained negative at 90.7 million euros.
Exports of goods from Bulgaria in February amounted to 2.077 billion euros, up by 391.5 million euros – a 23.3% increase, compared to 1.6822 billion euros. In February 2016.
In February, imports of goods increased by 346.1 million euros to 2.1463 billion euros against imports totaling 1.8183 million euros in the second month of the previous year.
However, direct foreign investments in the country in February rose by just 45 million euros compared to an increase of 136.6 million euros in February last year.
Sofia News Agency