Bulgarian Exports to EU, Third Countries Record Increase in H1 Y/Y
Monday, 14 September 2015
According to the preliminary figures of the National Statistical Institute (NSI), which were released on Friday, Bulgarian exports to the EU and third countries increased in the first half of 2015.
Between January and June, Bulgarian exports to the EU amounted to 14.2 billion euros, which represented an increase of 12.4 % compared to the same period last year. The main trading partners were Germany, Italy, Romania, Greece, France and Belgium, which together made up 70.5 % of Bulgarian exports to the EU.
In the first half of the year, Bulgarian imports from the EU amounted to 16.1 billion euros, which represented an increase of 7.8 % compared to the same period in 2014. The greatest volume of goods was imported from Germany, Italy, Romania, Spain and Greece.