Bulgaria’s trade with the EU in the first nine months of 2015 recorded a growth, as there was an increase both in the number of imports and exports between the country and the Union.
This is visible from the latest figures of the National Statistical Institute (NSI), which were released on Wednesday.
Between January and September, Bulgarian exports to the EU amounted to 21.7 billion levs, registering an increase of 9.2 % compared to the same period in 2014.
The main trading partners of Bulgaria were Germany, Italy, Romania, Greece, France and Belgium, which together accounted for 69.4 % of all Bulgarian exports to the EU.
In September alone, exports to the EU exceeded 2.4 billion levs, which represented an increase of 4.5 % compared to the same month last year.
In the first nine months of this year, Bulgarian imports from the EU amounted to 24.3 billion levs, recording an increase of 5.9 % compared to the same period in 2014.
The largest volume of goods was imported from Germany, Italy, Romania, Spain and Greece.
Sofia News Agency